William Milberg, PhD

William Milberg, PhD

Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry

Research Roles/Affiliations

Translational Research Center for TBI and Stress Disorders

NE GRECC, VA Boston Healthcare System

Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Contact Information

VA Boston Healthcare, 150 S. Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130

E-mail: william_milberg@hms.harvard.edu

Relevant Links

ResearchGate profile

APA profile


Dr. Milberg is a clinical and research psychologist who founded the Geriatric Neuropsychology laboratory when he became part of the GRECC in 1981.At that time the focus of the lab was on the cognitive consequences of dementia and stroke in older adults, but since that time the laboratory has grown and diversified considerably. During his tenure Dr. Milberg has published numerous empirical and theoretical scientific articles and chapters dealing with brain organization and information processing in aging related diseases.  Since 2009 he has Co-Directed the TRACTS program with his longtime collaborator and lab co-leader Dr. McGlinchey. Under their leadership what was once a small laboratory has grown into a large and complex program responsible for an extensive portfolio of projects and a multi-disciplinary scientific staff.

Research Interests

Brain organization

The interaction of psychic and brain trauma

Aging and stroke


Translational Research Center for TBI and Stress Disorders (A VA Rehab R and D National Research Center)
Co-Prinicipal Investigator