Margaret (Meg) M. Benningfield, M.D.

Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Vanderbilt University

Margaret (Meg) M. Benningfield, M.D. Alumni (2009 - 2011)

Biography

Dr. Meg Benningfield joined the faculty of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Vanderbilt University in 2008. She provides inpatient and outpatient consultation to pediatrics. She also serves as a psychiatric consultant at the Vanderbilt Center of Excellence for Children in State Custody. She is pursuing research in adolescent substance use with a particular interest in developing strategies for prevention of long term consequences of addiction.

Education

* MD, Vanderbilt University
* BA, Washington University

Postgraduate Training

* Resident in Adult Psychiatry, Massachusetts General and McLean Hospitals
* Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Cambridge Hospital

Areas of Clinical Expertise

* Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Research interests

* Impact of addiction on parenting and early attachment.
* Adolescent substance use and substance use disorders.
* Family involvement in treatment of substance use disorders.

Contact Information

Mailing Address

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1601 23rd Avenue South, VPH3060
Nashville, TN 37212

Phone

(615) 322-3142

Fax

(615) 327-7136

Email

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