December 17, 2003 SIU Call Center (217-545-8000)
Dr. Jeffrey I. Bennett has joined the faculty at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine as an assistant professor of psychiatry and director of the department's residency program. (Note: He has since been named chief of the division of developmental disabilities.)
Previously, he was director of emergency psychiatric services and an assistant professor of clinical psychiatry at the University of Chicago (UC) (1993-2003). While an instructor at UC, he also was a neuropsychiatric consultant for Tinley Park Mental Health Center and Midwest Neurological Rehabilitation Center in Waterford, Wisc. (1992-93). He also consulted for W.A. Howe Development Center in Tinley Park (1992-94).
Bennett completed a one-year fellowship in neuropsychiatry at the UC Hospitals (1992) and a one-year research fellowship in neurology at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore (1987). He completed his psychiatry residency at the UC Hospitals (1991) and earned his medical degree at New York University School of Medicine in New York (1986). He earned his bachelor's degree at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. (1978).
He is board certified in psychiatry. He is a member of American Association on Mental Retardation, American Neuropsychiatric Association, American Psychiatric Association and American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry.