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Meredith Albert, Ph.D.

Meredith Albert, Ph.D.

Meredith Albert, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist with the cleft/craniofacial team at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Chicago. Her clinical training and experience includes treating patients in the areas of pediatric psychology, trauma, rehabilitation, neuropsychological assessment and cleft/craniofacial conditions.

Dr. Albert is also currently working with several research teams to examine speech/language development and reading achievement, the relationship between treatment protocols and psychosocial outcomes for latency-aged children, as well as developing and validating a parent-report measure used to evaluate treatment outcomes for infants and children who have a diagnosis of cleft lip with or without cleft palate.

She is a member of the American Cleft Palate Association, a peer reviewer for the Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, a member of the American Psychological Association, and a board member of Ameriface. In her spare time, Dr. Albert enjoys biking, traveling and spending time with her husband, two children and her dog.


  • Undergraduate, BS in psychology, Union College, Schenectady, N.Y. 
  • Graduate, master’s degree and Ph.D. in counseling psychology, University of Denver, CO