Jill Weissberg-Benchell, Ph.D., CDE

Jill Weissberg-Benchell, Ph.D., CDEJill Weissberg-Benchell, Ph.D., CDE is a psychologist and a certified diabetes educator who works at the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. She is also an associate professor of psychiatry at Northwestern's Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Weissberg-Benchell is an author of numerous research articles, a co-author on two books (one about transitioning from pediatric to adult care and the other about working with teenagers), and is the recipient of research grants from NIH as well as private foundations. Dr. Weissberg-Benchell works with children, teenagers and their families to facilitate adaptation and coping with diabetes and other chronic conditions.

Last Modified Date: February 28, 2014

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