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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)

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Hal Blumenfeld, MD, PhD

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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, 2020.

Education & Training

  • Associate Research Scientist
    Yale School of Medicine (2000)
  • Fellow
    Yale School of Medicine (1998)
  • Resident
    Massachusetts General Hospital (1996)
  • PhD
    Columbia University (1992)
  • MD
    Columbia University (1990)

Honors & Recognition

Research Recognition Award, Clinical Science, American Epilepsy Society2017
Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke2017
Graduate Mentor Award2015
The Francis Gilman Blake Award, Yale University, School of Medicine2007
John N. Whitaker Visiting Professorship, American Neurological Association2005
Dreifuss-Penry Epilepsy Research Award, American Academy of Neurology2005

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