Department of Psychiatry
Penn Behavioral Health

Neuropsychiatry Section

Neuropsychiatry Section

Paul Joseph Moberg, PhD

pmoberg_picDr. Moberg received his B.A. in Psychology from Augsburg College in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1982 and his M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Loyola College in Baltimore, Maryland in 1985. He received his initial training in Neuropsychology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore and subsequently obtained his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology (1990) from the University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School in North Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Moberg completed his Predoctoral internship at the University of Florida in Gainesville with an emphasis in Neuropsychology. He subsequently completed Postdoctoral training in Neuropsychology at the same institution. He has been a Faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine since 1991. Dr. Moberg is the Director of Clinical Services for the Brain-Behavior Laboratory and is a Diplomate in Clinical Neuropsychology, the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP). His research has focused on olfactory and gustatory function in healthy people and patients with brain disorders, with special emphasis on the use of olfactory stimuli as probes in various neuroimaging modalities.


Selected Publications:

Moberg, P.J., Agrin, R.N., Gur, R.E., Gur, R.C., Turetsky, B.I., & Doty, R.L. (in press). Olfactory dysfunction in schizophrenia: A qualitative and quantitative review. Neuropsychopharmacology.

Arnold, S.E., Smutzer, G.S., Trojanowski, J.Q.,& Moberg, P.J. (1998). Cellular and molecular neuropathology of the olfactory epithelium and central olfactory pathways in Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 855, 762-775.

Mesholam, R.I., Moberg, P.J., Mahr, R.N., & Doty, R.L. (1998). Olfaction in neurodegenerative disease: A meta-analysis of olfactory functioning in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. Archives of Neurology, 55, 84-90.

Bylsma, F.W., Moberg, P.J., Doty, R.L., & Brandt, J. (1997). Odor identification in Huntington's disease patients and asymptomatic gene carriers. The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 9(4), 598-600.

Moberg, P.J., Doty, R.L., Mahr, R.N., Mesholam, R.I., Arnold, S.E., Turetsky, B.I., & Gur, R.E. (1997). Olfactory identification in elderly schizophrenia and Alzheimer's disease. Neurobiology of Aging, 18(2), 163-167.

Moberg, P.J., Doty, R.L., Turetsky, B.I., Arnold, S.E., Mahr, R.N., Gur, R.C., Bilker, W., & Gur, R.E. (1997). Olfactory identification deficits in schizophrenia: Correlation with duration of illness. American Journal of Psychiatry, 154(7), 1016-1018.