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Clydette Powell, MD, Child Neurology, Washington, DC, Children's National Hospital


Child Neurology Washington, DC

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

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  • Office

    111 Michigan Ave Nw
    Children's National Medical Center, Dept of Neurology
    Washington, DC 20010
    Phone+1 240-453-8239
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  • Dr. Clydette Powell is a Child Neurologist in Washington, DC and is affiliated with the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Children's National Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and has been in practice over 40 years. She also speaks multiple languages, including French, Portuguese, and Spanish. She is experienced in child neurology, global public health, neurodevelopmental disabilities, pediatric epilepsy, and health care quality.

Education & Training

  • UPMC Medical Education
    UPMC Medical EducationFellowship, Child Neurology, 1979 - 1982
  • UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
    UPMC Children's Hospital of PittsburghResidency, Pediatrics, 1976 - 1979
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineClass of 1976

Certifications & Licensure

  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 1999 - 2024
  • DC State Medical License
    DC State Medical License 2002 - 2024
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics
  • American Board of Preventive Medicine Public Health & General Preventive Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Recognition for impact on Patient Safety Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, 2016
  • Certificate of Appreciation - Libya USAID Bureau for the Middle East, 2013
  • Woodrow Wilson Award for Distinguished Government Service Johns Hopkins University, 2011
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Disaster Relief: the role of neurologists on the USNS COMFORT  
    Etienne M, Powell C, Faux B, The Lancet Neurology
  • Health Care Ethics: Experience in Haiti  
    Etienne M, Powell CL, Amundsen D, American Journal of Disaster Medicine
  • The use of volunteer interpreters during the 2010 Haiti earthquake  
    Powell CL, Pagliara-Miller C, American Journal of Disaster Medicine
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Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • French, Portuguese, Spanish

Hospital Affiliations