Department of Psychiatry
Penn Behavioral Health

Neuropsychiatry Section

Neuropsychiatry Section

Erich Dress, BS

Erich Dress BSErich joined the Neuropsychiatry Section in July 2012. His primary responsibilities include administration of electrophysiologic measures, management of data validation/analysis, clinical assessment, and training of new staff on various neurocognitive paradigms. Recently, he has begun a new project investigating the effects of transcranial alternating current stimulation on brain activity in schizophrenia patients under the direction of Dr. Bruce Turetsky. He is currently pursuing masters degrees in bioethics and public health at UPenn.


  • Current Masters of Bioethics Candidate. University of Pennsylvania
  • Current Masters of Public Health Candidate, University of Pennsylvania
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology with Honors, Susquehanna University, 2011


  • Clinical Research Coordinator

Current Projects

  • Olfactory Neuroimaging Markers of Heightened Developmental Risk for Schizophrenia
  • Olfactory Evoked Potentials and Developmental Neuropathology in Schizophrenia
  • Modulation of Gamma Oscillations to Remediate the Cognitive Deficits of Schizophrenia
  • TMS Probes of Excitatory & Inhibitory Neural Networks of Schizophrenia