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Eva Szigethy, MD, PhD

Director, Pediatric Psychiatry and Psychology; The Lois C. Orr Endowed Chair in Pediatric Psychiatry

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Dr. Szigethy joined Akron Children’s as the Director of Pediatric Psychology and Psychiatry in 2023. She earned her medical degree from the University of Rochester, Rochester, Minn. and her PhD in neuroanatomy from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. She completed residencies in general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, and a residency in child and adolescent psychiatry at Harvard University. She is a member of the American Psychiatric Association (APA), the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH), the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry (AAPDP), the American Psychosomatic Society (APS), the American Gastroenterology Association (AGA), the Advances in IBD Steering Committee (AIBD), the Crohn’s and Colitis UK Steering Committee, the Medical Traumatic Stress in Chronic Illness Steering Committee, the Rome V “Centrally Mediated Pain Syndrome” Committee and fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG). 

Pediatric Psychiatry & Psychology
Sports Health at The University of Akron
Medical School:
University of Rochester, Rochester, MN
Residency:
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA & Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
Fellowship:
Neuropsychology: Princeton University & John Carroll University
Board Certifications:
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Associations:
  • American Psychiatric Association (APA) 
  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
  • Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America
  • American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH)
  • American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry (AAPDP)
  • American Psychosomatic Society (APS)
  • American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Fellow status
  • American Gastroenterology Association (AGA)
  • Advances in IBD Steering Committee Member (AIBD)
  • Crohn’s and Colitis UK Steering Committee Member
  • Medical Traumatic Stress in Chronic Illness Steering Committee Member
  • Rome V “Centrally Mediated Pain Syndrome” Committee Member

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