Jennifer Lynn Dotson, MD, MPH

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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Biography

Jennifer L. Dotson, MD, MPH, is an attending pediatric gastroenterologist at Nationwide Children's and an associate professor of clinical pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Dotson's clinical interests involve all aspects of pediatric gastroenterology, with a special interest in inflammatory bowel disease.

As a principal investigator in the Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's, she conducts clinical research in health services and outcomes-based research in pediatric IBD. Her interests are studying rare events, barriers to care, and health care disparities. Dr. Dotson received the prestigious NASPGHAN Foundation/Crohn's and Colitis Foundation Young Investigator Grant to support her work on health care disparities in children with Crohn's disease.

Academic and Clinical Areas
Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • The Golden Colon Award, The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America Central Ohio Chapter, 2016
  • Career Development Award for Clinicians Center for Faculty Advancement, Mentoring and Engagement (FAME), The Ohio State University College of Medicine, 2016
  • Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar, Association of American Medical Colleges, Englewood, Colorado, 2014
  • Service from the Heart Teamwork Award, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2013
  • Travel Scholarship for the Single Topic Symposium “Discovering the Future of Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease” Scholarship Awardee/Program Participant, NASPGHAN, 2012
  • Young Investigator Grant, NASPGHAN Foundation/Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, 2012
  • Graduate Medical Education Tuition Scholarship, Graduate Student (MPH), Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2011
  • Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Academic Workshop Scholarship Awardee/Program Participant, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, West Hollywood, California, 2010
  • Graduate Medical Education Tuition Scholarship, Graduate Student (MPH), Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2010
  • Children’s Hospital Resident Child Advocacy Award, Pediatric Resident/Advocate, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2009
  • Resident Research Award, Principal Investigator, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2008
  • Children’s Hospital Resident Child Advocacy Award, Pediatric Resident/Advocate, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2007
  • Teaching and Tomorrow Program Scholarship Awardee/Program Participant, NASPGHAN, 2007
Education

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 01/28/2011

Board Certifications
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatrics
Fellowship Nationwide Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/2012
Residency Nationwide Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/2009
Medical School University of Louisville School of Medicine Date Completed: 06/23/2006
Professional Experience

2018 - Present Department of Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

2012 - Present Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Principal Investigator

2012 - 2018 Department of Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Pediatrics