David Post, MD


Undergraduate Training:

  • 2005-2007: United States Military Academy at West Point; double major in chemical engineering and life science, transferred to Cornell after 2 years
  • 2007-2009: Cornell University; BSc in Biological and Environmental Engineering, minor in Biomedical Engineering

Graduate Training:

  • 2009-2010: Cornell University; Meng in Biomedical Engineering with focus in Tissue Engineering and Drug Delivery

Medical Training:

  • 2011-2015: University of Illinois at Chicago School of Medicine; MD

Residency Training:

  • 2015-2019: Stanford Neurology



Hospital Neurology, Electrophysiology and Electroencephalography, Medical Education, Medical Innovation



2007-2008: Biochemistry Teaching Assistant

2010: Introduction to Biomedical Engineering Teaching Assistant

2012-2015: Medical School Peer Educator – physiology, anatomy, biochemistry, neurophysiology, pathology, clinical pathophysiology, USMLE Step 1 preparation, Clerkship Exam Preparation.



Esch, Mandy B., David J. Post, Michael L. Shuler, and Tracy Stokol. “Characterization of In Vitro Endothelial Lining-Grown Within Microfluidic Channels.” Tissue Engineering Part A 17, no. 23–24 (December 2011): 2965–2971.

A MacNamara, D Post, AE Kennedy, CA Rabinak, KL Phan. “Electrocortical processing of social signals of threat in combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder.” Biol Psych. 94 (2013) 441-449.

H Klumpp, D Post, M Angstadt, DA Fitzgerald, KL Phan. “Anterior cingulate cortex and insula response during indirect and direct processing of emotional faces in generalized social anxiety disorder.” Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders. 2013, 3:7.



D Post, AE Kennedy, Christine Rabinak, KL Phan. “Neurophysiological Markers of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in OEF/ OIF Veterans and SSRI Treatment Response: An Event-Related Potential Study.”

Athilingam J, Jones-Rounds J, Post DJ, Ganzel BL, Belmonte MK. “Emotion-related N250 is generated near temporoparietal junction and is evoked both by faces and by affectively valent non-social images.” Poster at SfN 2014.



2019 - Yuen T. So Award, 2019 San Francisco Neurological  Society Annual Meeting

2015 - AAN Medical Student Prize for Excellence

2014 - Alpha Omega Alpha honor society inductee 2014

2012 - UIC College of Medicine Poster Contest Finalist

2009 - Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society Inductee 2009