Philip Schatz, Ph.D.
(Drexel University)

Professor of Psychology
Director, Behavioral Neurosciences Minor

222 Post Hall
Phone: (610) 660-1804


Dr. Philip Schatz is a neuropsychologist with research interests in the areas of mild traumatic brain injury, assessing and monitoring the effects of concussion in youth and collegiate athletes, and computer-based assessment.

Dr. Schatz received his BS in psychology from Penn State University (1986) and his MS and PhD in Neuropsychology from Drexel University (1995). He completed his pre-doctoral internship at The Toronto Hospital in Canada, and joined the SJU faculty in 1998, where he was tenured in 2004 and promoted to Associate Professor in 2005 and Professor in 2009.

Dr. Schatz is the Director of the Behavioral Neurosciences Program at Saint Joe's, and he also serves as a research consultant to the Sports Concussion Center of NJ and the Maine Concussion Management Initiative.

He maintains an active program of research, and more information about his research and publications are available on his personal website.

Select Publications:

Schatz P, Ybarra V, Leitner D. (2015). Validating the accuracy of reaction time assessment on computer-based tablet devices. Assessment, 22(4), 405-10.

Iverson GL, Schatz P. (2015). Advanced topics in neuropsychological assessment following sport-related concussion. Brain Injury, 29(2), 263-75.

Schatz P, Robertshaw S. (2014). Comparing post-concussive neurocognitive test data to normative data presents risks for under-classifying "above average" athletes. Arch Clin Neuropsychol, 29(7), 625-32.

Schatz P, Glatts C. (2013). "Sandbagging" Baseline Test Performance on ImPACT, Without Detection, Is More Difficult than It Appears. Arch Clin Neuropsychol, 28(4), 236-244.

Schatz P, Sandel N. (2012). Sensitivity and specificity of the online version of ImPACT in high school and collegiate athletes. Am J Sports Med, 41(2), 321-326.

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