Dara V.F. Albert, DO, MEd

Dara Albert

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Dr. Albert is a pediatric neurologist and epileptologist. She is the medical director of the multi-disciplinary Psychogenic Nonepileptic Events Clinic in the Pediatric Epilepsy Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital. The goal of that clinic is to help patients and families with this diagnosis to move from acceptance to treatment and improving outcomes.

She is has a passion and scholarly interest in medical education and serves as the associate program director of the child neurology residency program and co-director of the clinical neurophsyiology fellowship program.

Academic and Clinical Areas
Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Faculty Innovation in Education Award, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2019
  • Faculty Educator of the Year Award, Department of Pediatrics at Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2019
  • Member, Child Neurology Society
  • Member, American Academy of Neurology
  • Member, American Epilepsy Society

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 07/01/2015

Board Certifications
  • Child Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Epilepsy
Fellowship Nationwide Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/2015
Fellowship University of Chicago Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/2014
Residency Nicklaus Children's Hospital (formerly Miami Child Date Completed: 06/30/2011
Graduate School University of Cincinnati Date Completed: 04/30/2018
Medical School Nova Southeastern University Date Completed: 05/24/2009
Professional Experience

2015 - Present Nationwide Children's Hospital, Child Neurologist

Research Funding
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

2018-2019 Faculty Innovation in Education Award, Other

This grant was awarded to me to develop an Objective Standardized Clinical Exam for the Child Neurology residents.