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 International Brain Research Foundation.

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

Select Publications:

Current issues in pediatric sports concussion. Schatz P, Moser RS. (2011). The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 25(6), 1042-57.

Early indicators of enduring symptoms in high school athletes with multiple previous concussions. Schatz P, Moser RS, Covassin T, Karpf R. (2011). Neurosurgery, 68(6), 1632-1647.

Group vs. individual administration affects baseline neurocognitive test performance. Moser RS, Schatz P, Neidzwski K, Ott S. (2011). American Journal of Sports Medicine, 39, 2325-30.

Long-term test-retest reliability of baseline cognitive assessments using ImPACT. Schatz P. (2010), American Journal of Sports Medicine, 38(1), 47-53..

Sensitivity and specificity of the ImPACT Test Battery for concussion in athletes. Schatz P, Pardini JE, Lovell MR, Collins MW, Podell K. (2006), Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 21, 91-99.

Prolonged effects of concussion in youth athletes. Moser RS, Schatz P, Jordan, B. (2005). Neurosurgery, 57, 300-306.

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