Paul J. Hershberger, Ph.D.
Paul J. Hershberger, Ph.D., professor and director of the division of behavioral health in the Department of Family Medicine, joined the faculty in 2001. He served as the director of behavioral science for the residency program from 2001-2017. A licensed psychologist, Dr. Hershberger is board certified in clinical health psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. In addition to his teaching responsibilities with the medical school, Dr. Hershberger maintains an active research program. Specific interests include health promotion, patient engagement, treatment adherence, and the professional development of physicians. Dr. Hershberger's monthly electronic newsletter, e-quilibrium, addresses a variety of topics pertaining to behavior and health. Outside of work, Dr. Hershberger values spending time with his wife and two sons. He enjoys a variety of sports and playing with the two family dogs.
Ph.D.: The Ohio State University (Counseling Psychology) (1989)
Internship: Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
Licensed Psychologist, State of Ohio (1990)
Diplomate in Clinical Health Psychology
American Board of Professional Psychology (1995), Recertified (2000)
American Psychological Association
American Public Health Association
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine