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Christopher Benjamin, PhD

Associate Professor of Neurology; Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery; Assistant Professor of Psychology; Assistant Professor, Radiology and Biomedical Imaging

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Christopher Benjamin, PhD

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Dr. Benjamin is a clinical neuropsychologist and Associate Professor in the Department of Neurology. He completed his PhD training in neuropsychology at the University of Melbourne, Australia; research fellowship training at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School Boston; and his clinical fellowship at the Semel Institute, University of California Los Angeles where he was the epilepsy fellow and Chief Fellow in neuropsychology. As a clinician he is a member of Yale's Comprehensive Epilepsy Center and he also sees adults with a range of neurological disorders. As a researcher his work focuses on how we can improve surgical planning to treat epilepsy and brain tumors.

Education & Training

  • Clinical Fellow, Neuropsychology
    Semel Institute, UCLA (2014)
  • MA
    University of Melbourne, Clinical Neuropsychology (2012)
  • PhD
    University of Melbourne (2012)
  • Research Fellow
    Harvard Medical School (2012)
  • Research Fellow
    Boston Children's Hospital (2012)
  • Research Fellow
    Harvard Medical School (2011)
  • Research Fellow
    Boston Children's Hospital (2011)
  • BA
    University of Melbourne, Biological Psychology (2002)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Clinical Research Training ScholarshipAmerican Academy of Neurology2018
Sweblius Foundation AwardSwebilius Foundation2017
KL2 Junior Scholar's AwardYale Center for Clinical Investigation / NIH2016
Clinical Research AwardNational Academy of Neuropsychology2013

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