About Dr. Rosemarie Moser…
Rosemarie Scolaro Moser, Ph.D., ABN, ABPP-RP
Licensed Psychologist N.J. #SI 02148
Director, Licensed Psychologist N.J. # SI 02148
Dr. Moser is the Director of the RSM Psychology Center and the Sports Concussion Center of New Jersey. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with Honors and Magna Cum Laude, and her Ph.D. in Professional Psychology, from the University of Pennsylvania, where she was named the Pi Lambda Theta Outstanding Doctoral Student of the Year. She is a board certified neuropsychologist and rehabilitation psychologist and a state certified school psychologist. She is also certified by the APA College of Professional Psychology in Alcohol and Substance Use Disorders.
Dr. Moser’s publications have covered the topics of learning and memory disorders, concussion, brain injury, Alzheimer’s Disease, post-traumatic stress, psychotherapy, personality, violence, parenting techniques, alcohol/substance abuse, medical illnesses, and practice ethics. Her research has been published in scientific journals such as JAMA:Pediatrics, Neurosurgery, Journal of Pediatrics, American Journal of Sports Medicine, British Journal of Sports Medicine, Journal of Athletic Training, Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, The Clinical Neuropsychologist, Developmental Neuropsychology, Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, and Applied Neuropsychology.
Dr. Moser served as a scientific expert and co-author in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC- P) Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Workgroup, and as a co-author of the Childhood Systematic Review paper that informed the 2017 International Consensus Conference in Sport-Berlin guidelines. She is an adjunct professor of clinical psychology at the Widener University. She is internationally recognized for her work in the area of sports concussion and author of the highly acclaimed Ahead of the Game: The Parents’ Guide to Youth Sports Concussion (Dartmouth College Press). She has been named the official concussion doctor for many professional teams including the ECHL Trenton Titans Ice Hockey, the Philadelphia Soul Arena Football, the Trenton Steel Arena Football, and the Jersey Flight Arena Football.
Dr. Moser is a Past President of the New Jersey Psychological Association and the New Jersey Neuropsychological Society, and Past Treasurer of the National Academy of Neuropsychology. She has been awarded the American Psychological Association Presidential Award for Advocacy in Psychology (Karl Heiser Award) and is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the National Academy of Neuropsychology, and the Sports Neuropsychology Society.
In 2008, Dr. Moser was a key planner and coordinator of the International Conference on Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury and presented the conference report findings to the U.S. Congress. She has advocated tirelessly for increased funding in the areas of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) awareness and education, in partnership with U.S. Congressman Bill Pascrell (D-NJ), co-chair of the U. S Congressional Brain Injury Task Force. Dr. Moser was one of four key investigators for a $6.4 million U.S. Department of Defense grant to discover a new treatment for patients with Severe Disorders of Consciousness and Coma.
Dr. Moser is featured in popular national media such as Wall Street Journal, USA Hockey Magazine, Good Housekeeping, Reuters, Philadelphia Inquirer, Washington Times, and the Chicago Tribune. The Suburban Life Magazine, Philadelphia awarded her the 2014 “Best of Fitness” and 2012 “Top Doc” titles. She has also appeared on numerous TV and radio programs, as well as in the PBS/ full length feature MomsTeam TV documentary, The Smartest Team.