Debra L. Byler, MD

Debra L. Byler, MD
Employed by Penn State Health
Pediatric Neurology

Academic Appointments

Chief, Division of Neurology
Professor and Vice Chair for Education, Department of Pediatrics
Professor, Department of Neurology

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Professional Education


Medical School, Oral Roberts University School of Medicine (Oklahoma) - 1984


Residency, Pediatrics Oklahoma Childrens Memorial Hospital - 1986

Residency, Pediatric Neurology Philadelphia General Hospital - 1989

Research Interests

  • "Cranial pursuit computer-based neuroanatomy games: Assessment of impact on learning outcomes and learner attitudes."
  • Movement disorders

Academic Interests

  • Medical education


  • Ballantine Award for Outstanding Teacher, Pediatric Residency
  • Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • HCAHPS Dean’s List for Extraordinary Patient Satisfaction (99th%tile nationwide)
  • Inspire Award, Penn State Health and Penn State College of Medicine
  • Teacher of the Year, Neurology Clerkship


  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Best Doctors in America