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Jim Moses, PhD


Research Professor


Dr. Moses received his Ph.D. from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1974. He completed his predoctoral internship at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS) in 1973-1974. He has served as the Coordinator of the Psychological Assessment Unit at that facility since 1974. Since 1999 he has served as the Section Chief of Neuropsychology Programs at the VAPAHCS.

Dr. Moses is formally trained and credentialled as a school psychologist and licensed to practice in California as a clinical psychologist. He continues to pursue interests in lifespan developmental as well as clinical issues. He is a Diplomate in Clinical Psychology and in Clinical Neuropsychology of the American Board of Professional Psychology. He also is a Diplomate in Clinical Neuropsychology of the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, The Academy of Clinical Psychology, The American College of Clinical Neuropsychology, and of the American Psychological Society.

Dr. Moses was appointed as a member of the Adjunct Clinical Faculty at Stanford University School of Medicine in 1975, and he was promoted to the rank of Adjunct Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at that institution in 1994. He was promoted to Adjunct Clinical Professor Emeritus in 2005. He continues to provide didactic instruction as well as clinical consultation and supervision to medical students and residents and to teach on topics related to diagnostic neuropsychology and neuropsychiatry at Stanford Medical School.

Dr. Moses joined the PAU Faculty in the Fall of 2002 as a part-time faculty member. He currently leads several neuropsychology research groups and teaches courses in the areas of intellectual assessment, neuropsychology and personality assessment at PGSP. His primary research interests include neuropsychiatric differential diagnosis, construct and psychometric validation of cognitive and personality tests, and experimental design. He has published six books, 28 chapters in books, approximately 126 professional papers in peer reviewed journals, and 32 published reviews of professional books and tests in clinical psychology and related fields.

Areas of Interest:

Clinical Neuropsychology and Psychological Assessment