Tami D. Benton

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Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Attending Psychiatrist, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (10/1998-Present), CHOP
Director of Education, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (6/2000-Present), CHOP
Director of Clinical Services, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (6/2003-Present), CHOP
Director, Post Pediatrics Portal Program (7/2008-Present), CHOP
Psychiatrist-in-Chief and Chief of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (4/2010-Present), CHOP
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
3440 Market Street, Suite 410
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2155907530
Fax: 2155904251
Education:
B.A. (Biology)
Oberlin College (9/1977-6/1981), 1981.
M.D.
Ohio State University (9/1984-6/1989), 1989.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

HIV
Sickle Cell disease
Depression
Anxiety

Selected Publications

Weller E, Weller R, Benton T, Wiltsie Pugh JJ: Grief. Child Psychiatry, A Comprehensive Textbook (Third Edition) Lewis M (eds.). Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, Page: 470-476, 2002.

Benton T, Sanchez L: Anxiety disorders in children and adolescents. Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders (Third Edition). Gabbard (eds.). American Psychiatric Press; Washington, DC, 2: 225-252, 2001.

Benton T: Working with African American Children and Families. Scientific Proceedings of the 48th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 2001 Notes: Presented at the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Meetings, Honolulu, HI, 2001.

Benton, TD, Weller EB, Weller RA: Suicide and youth with bipolar disorder. Lifesavers 12(2): 1-13, 2000.

Dulcan M, Benton T: Helping Parents, Youth and Teachers Understand Medications for Behavioral and Emotional Problems: A Resource Book of Medication Information Handouts. \{Helping Parents, Youth and Teachers Understand Medications for Behavioral and Emotional Problems: A Resource Book of Medication Information Handouts}. Dulcan M, Benton T (eds.). American Psychiatric Press, Washington DC, 1999.

George LM, Benton T, Sanchez L: Validity of CHIPS in Hospitalized African American youth. Scientific Proceedings of the 46th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 1999 Notes: Presented at the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Meetings, Chicago, IL, 1999.

Benton T: Pharmacotherapy for ADHD. Scientific Proceedings of the 96th Annual Meeting of the National Medical Association 1998 Notes: Presented at the National Medical Association Meetings, New Orleans, LA, 1998.

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