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)

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Neuroscience

Yale Medical Group

Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program

Neurobiology: Kavli Institute for Neuroscience

Quantitative Neuroscience with Magnetic Resonance

Neurology: Epilepsy and Neurophysiology | Blumenfeld Lab

Neurosurgery: Epilepsy Program


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.


  • M.D., Columbia University , 1990
  • Ph.D., Columbia University , 1992

Selected Publication

  • Blumenfeld H. (2012). Impaired consciousness in epilepsy. The Lancet Neurology, 11: 814–826.

Latest Honor and Recognition

  • The Francis Gilman Blake Award, Yale University, School of Medicine(2007)