Alexander Westphal, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and in the Child Study Center

Departments & Organizations

Child Study Center: Center for Translational Developmental Neuroscience (CTDN)

Office of Student Research

Psychiatry: Connecticut Mental Health Center | Law and Psychiatry, Division of


Dr Westphal has a clinical and research focus on autism spectrum disorders. He is based in the Division of Law and Psychiatry in Yale's Department of Psychiatry as a Consulting Forensic Psychiatrist for Connecticut's Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.

Education & Training

PhD Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Investigative Medicine (2013)
MD Brown Medical School (2005)
Fellow, Forensic Psychiatry Yale School of Medicine
Resident, Adult Psychiatry Yale School of Medicine
Fellow, Child Psychiatry Yale School of Medicine

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Contact Info

Alexander Westphal, MD, PhD
Mailing Address
Division of Law and Psychiatry34 Park St
New Haven , CT 06519

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