David F. Michalec, PhD

David Michalec

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David Michalec, PhD, is a child clinical psychologist at the Child Development Center and a clinical associate professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Michalec also serves as the clinical director of the Child Development Center. He provides evaluation, consultation and treatment for children suspected of having Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Dr. Michalec is also the psychologist for Prader-Willi Team at Nationwide Children's. He was previously an associate director and then director of the Nationwide Children's Pre-Doctoral Internship Program.

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Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Psychology Teaching Award, Child Development Center, 2012
  • Psychology Teaching Award, Child Development Center, 2011
  • Member, American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2007 - Present
  • Member, American Psychological Association, Division 33 (Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities), 1997 - Present
  • Division 33 Newsletter Co-editor, Member-at-large and Member of Division 33 Executive Council, American Psychological Association

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 11/30/2017

Fellowship Nationwide Children's Hospital Date Completed: 08/30/2004
Graduate School University of Detroit Mercy Date Completed: 08/01/2002
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Psychiatry and Behavioral Health