Hal Blumenfeld MD, PhD

Mark Loughridge and Michele Williams Professor of Neurology and Professor of Neurobiology and of Neurosurgery; Director, Yale Clinical Neuroscience Imaging Center (CNIC)

Biographical Info

Dr. Blumenfeld's clinical and research work focuses on epilepsy, cognition and brain imaging. He directs Yale's Clinical Neuroscience Imaging Center (CNIC), a new multi-disciplinary core facility for innovative study and treatment of brain disorders. Teaching activities include a textbook titled Neuroanatomy Through Clinical Cases, Sinauer Assoc., Publ. 2002, 2010.

Education & Training

Columbia University (1990)
Columbia University (1992)
Associate Research Scientist
Yale School of Medicine, Neurobiology (1998 - 2000)
Massachusetts General Hospital, Neurology (1993 - 1996)
Yale School of Medicine, Epilepsy (1996 - 1998)
Board Certification
Neurology, Board Certified  (1998)

Honors & Recognition

  • The Francis Gilman Blake Award, Yale University, School of Medicine
  • John N. Whitaker Visiting Professorship, American Neurological Association
  • Dreifuss-Penry Epilepsy Research Award, American Academy of Neurology
  • Curing Epilepsy-Focus on the Future, Junior Investigator Travel Fellowship, NIH
  • Young Investigator Award, American Epilepsy Society
  • Top Scholar Fellow, Ortho-McNeil
  • Lamport Award for Biomedical Research,

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