Department of Psychiatry
Penn Behavioral Health

Paul J. Moberg

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Paul J. Moberg

Professor of Neuropsychology in Psychiatry at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Brain-Behavior Laboratory
Department of Psychiatry
10th Floor, Gates Building
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-615-3608
Fax: 215-662-7903
B.A. (Psychology)
Augsburg College , 1982.
M.A. (Clinical Psychology/Health Psychology)
Loyola College of Maryland , 1985.
Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology/Neuropsychology)
Univ. of Health Sci/Chicago Med. Sch., 1990.
Post-Graduate Training
Predoctoral Internship, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, J. Hillis Miller Health Center, Shands Hospital, Gainesville, FL. (Full APA Accreditation)., University of Florida, 1989-1990.
Postdoctoral Fellow in Clinical Neuropsychology, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, J. Hillis Miller Health Center, Shands Hospital, Gainesville, FL. (Full APA Accreditation). , University of Florida, 1990-1991.
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Description of Research Expertise

Chemical senses (smell & taste)

Description of Clinical Expertise


Selected Publications

Turetsky, B.I., Moberg, P.J., Arnold, S.E., Doty, R.L., & Gur, R.E. : Low olfactory bulb volume in first-degree relatives of patients with schizophrenia. American Journal of Psychiatry 160: 703-708, 2003.

Turetsky, B.I., Moberg, P.J., Owzar, K., Johnson, S.C., Doty, R.L., & Gur, R.E. : Physiological impairment of olfactory stimulus processing in schizophrenia. Biological Psychiatry 53: 403-411, 2003.

Elderkin-Thompson, V., Kumar, A., Bilker, W.B., Dunkin, J.J., Mintz, J., Moberg, P.J., Mesholam, R.I., & Gur, R.C. : Neuropsychological deficits among patients with late-onset minor and major depression. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology 8: 529-549, 2003.

Moberg, P.J., & Turetsky, B.I.: Scent of a disorder: Olfactory functioning in schizophrenia. Current Psychiatry Reports 5(4): 311-319, 2003.

Kanes, S.J., Tokarczyk, J., Chinitz, B., Turetsky, B.I., Moberg, P.J. Bucan, M., & Gur, R.E. : Olfaction: Towards a novel mouse endophenotypic model of schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research 60(Supp): 109, 2003.

Balderston, K., Moberg, P.J., Turetsky, B.I., Palecanda, B., Doty, R.L., & Gur, R.E. : Deficits in regional taste sensitivity in patients with schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research 60(Supp): 122, 2003.

Kurtz, M.M., Moberg, P.J., Ragland, J.D., Gur, R.C., & Gur, R.E.: Symptoms versus neurocognitive test performance as predictors of psychosocial status in schizophrenia: A one- and four-year prospective study. Schizophrenia Research 60(Supp): 142, 2003.

Moberg, P.J., Turetsky, B.I., Johnson, S., Roalf, D. Balderston, K., Arnold, S.E., Doty, R.L., & Gur, R.E. : Unirhinal olfactory performance in schizophrenia: Laterality and relationship to clinical, neuropsychological and MRI volumetric measures. Schizophrenia Research 60(Supp): 149, 2003.

Turetsky, B.I., Moberg, P.J., Johnson, S.C., Owzar, K., Doty, R.L., & Gur, R.E: Olfactory stimulus processing in patients with schizophrenia and their first-degree relatives: Evidence for a genetically-mediated neurophysiological abnormality. Schizophrenia Research 60(Supp): 262, 2003.

Kurtz, M.M., Ragland, J.D., Moberg, P.J., & Gur, R.C. : The Penn Conditional Exclusion Test: A new measure of executive function with alternate forms for repeat administration. Presented at the International Neuropsychological Society, Thirty-First Annual Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii. February 2003.

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