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Tami D. Benton

Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Attending Psychiatrist, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, CHOP
Director of Education, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, CHOP
Psychiatrist-in-Chief and Chair - Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, CHOP
Site Director, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute, Lifespan Brain Institute
Site Director, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute, Neuroscience Initiative
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
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.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Resident, Fellow in Triple Board Training Program in Pediatrics, General Psychiatry and Child Psychiatry , Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx NY (7/1989-6/1994), 1989-1994.
Fellow, Association of American Colleges Health Services Research Fellowship, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL (5/1997-4/1998), 1997-1998.
Certificate-Clinical Research, Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA (9/2003-6/2005), 2003-2005.
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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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