Meg Benningfield, MD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Dr. Meg Benningfield is a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and pursued clinical training in psychiatry at Harvard. She completed residency in General Psychiatry at Massachusetts General and McLean Hospitals and a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Cambridge Hospital. In 2008, she joined the faculty at Vanderbilt where she has pursued an academic career balanced between research, education, and clinical practice with a focus in prevention of addiction. 

Kevin Sanders, MD is an Assistant Professor in the departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics and works as a lead clinician of Inpatient Child Psychiatry Services at Vanderbilt University Psychiatric Hospital. Dr. Sanders also leads clinical trial work, serving as Principal Investigator and Sub-Investigator in the areas of Autism and Fragile X Syndrome. Along with clinical responsibilities, Dr. Sanders has had an active role in teaching fellows, residents and medical students. Dr. Sanders became a Master Clinical Teacher in 2012 and is focusing on medical student exposure to outpatient and inpatient populations in psychiatry by direct interactions through small group interviewing.