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Tami D. Benton, MD
Tami D. Benton
Psychiatrist-in-Chief

Dr. Benton's research focuses primarily on pediatric mood and anxiety disorders, sickle cell disease and psychiatric conditions, HIV and psychiatric conditions, neuroimmunology and mood disorders, health services research, eating disorders, and ethnically diverse children.

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Education and Training

BA, Oberlin College (Biology), 1981

MD, Ohio State University College of Medicine, 1989

Titles and Academic Titles

Psychiatrist-in-Chief

Chair, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Clinical Director, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Site Director, Lifespan Brain Institute, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia/University of Pennsylvania

Frederick H. Allen Endowed Chair in Child Psychiatry

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics, 1990-

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 1992-

Association for Health Services Research, 1997-

American Psychiatric Association, 1997-

American Board of Psychiatry and 1999-

National Medical Association, 1999-

Regional Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 1999-

Association of Directors of Psychiatry Residency, 2000-

Devereux Foundation, 2009-

American College of Psychiatrists, 2013-

Professional Awards

Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Teaching Award, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 2001

Harvard Leadership Development Program for Clinical Directors, 2003

Future Leaders in Psychiatry, ACNP, 2004

Blockley-Osler Clinical Teaching Award, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2004

Department of Psychiatry-Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Teaching Award, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia/University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2006

Elizabeth B. Weller Award for Teaching, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia/University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2008, 2012

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention-Life Savers Community Impact Award, 2016

National Institutes of Health, Member, National Advisory Mental Health Council, 2017-

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