Hal Blumenfeld, MD, PhD

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

Departments & Organizations

Neurology: Blumenfeld Lab | Clinical Neurosciences Imaging Center (CNIC) | Epilepsy & Seizures | Pediatric Epilepsy Program

Center for Neuroepidemiology and Clinical Neurological Research

Dean's Workshops

Discovery to Cure Internship

Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program

Kavli Institute for Neuroscience

Pediatric Epilepsy Program

Quantitative Neuroscience with Magnetic Resonance

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

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


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

PhD Columbia University (1992)
MD Columbia University (1990)
Associate Research Scientist Yale School of Medicine
Fellow Yale School of Medicine
Resident Massachusetts General Hospital

Honors & Recognition

  • Research Recognition Award, Clinical Science, American Epilepsy Society (2017)

  • Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (2017)

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

  • John N. Whitaker Visiting Professorship, American Neurological Association (2005)

  • Dreifuss-Penry Epilepsy Research Award, American Academy of Neurology (2005)

  • Curing Epilepsy-Focus on the Future, Junior Investigator Travel Fellowship, NIH (2000)

  • Young Investigator Award, American Epilepsy Society (1999)

  • Top Scholar Fellow, Ortho-McNeil (1996)

  • Lamport Award for Biomedical Research, (1992)

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Contact Info

Hal Blumenfeld, MD, PhD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Clinical NeurophysiologyYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Yale NeurologyYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste Lower Level

New Haven, CT 06519
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Office Location
Yale School of MedicineLippard Lab for Clinical Investigation
15 York Street, Ste PO Box 208018

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
NeurologyPO Box 208018
New Haven, CT 06520-8018

Curriculum Vitae

Blumenfeld Lab