Robert J. Resnick, Ph.D., ABPP

Educational Background:

BA Syracuse Univeristy 1962
MA Temple University 1963
United States Pre-doctoral Fellow, Intern in Clinical Psychology, University of Tennessee Medical Center,1967
Ph.D. Univeristy of Tennessee 1968

Professor Resnick joined the Randolph-Macon faculty in 1996. Previously, he was a Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics and Chair of the Division of Clinical Psychology at the Health Sciences Center, Virginia Commonwealth University where he founded the Attention Deficits Disorders Clinic.


Dr. Resnick was the 1995-1996 President of the American Psychological Association and the recipient of numerous honors including the Outstanding Professional Achievement Award from the Association for the Advancement of Psychology; Lee Salk Distinguished Service Award of the Society of Pediatric Psychology, the American Psychological Association's Award for Outstanding Contributions to Applied Psychology as a Professional Practice and the US Armyıs Outsanding Civilian Service Medal. He has been a Fellow of the American Psychological Association since 1986.


He is a licensed clinical psychologist in the Commonwealth of Virginia and is nationally board certified in the practice of clincal psychology. Dr. Resnick has testifed before Congress on research funding and national health. He has published and presented internationally in the areas of Attention Deficity/Hyperactitivity Disorders and health policy.


Currently, Dr. Resnick teaches health psychology, psychopathology, Advanced Seminar in Health Psychology, and an honors course in the evolution of health care and policy. Additionally, he advises students who are planning careers in psychology.