The University of Texas Medical School at Houston Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston


Our faculty and staff are in the forefront of the exploration of the causes and treatments of mental illness.

Joel L. Steinberg, M.D.




Clinical and Research Interests:

  1. fMRI Research

Publications (selected):

  • Johnson BA, Ruiz P, Galanter M (eds.): Handbook of Clinical Alcoholism Treatment (book). Baltimore, Maryland, Lippincott Williams &Wilkins, 2003.
  • Moeller, F.G. Hasan, K.M., Steinberg, J.L., Kramer, L.A., Dougherty, D.M., Santos, R.M., Valdes, I, Seann, A.C., Barratt, E.S., Narayana, P.A. Reduced anterior corpus callosum white matter integrity is related to increased impulsivity and reduced discriminability in cocaine-dependent subjects: diffusion tensor imaging. Neuropsychopharmacology 30(3): 610-7, 2005.
  • Moeller, F.G., Steinberg, J.L., Dougherty, D.M., Narayana, P.A., Kramer, L.A., Renshaw, P.F. Functional MRI study of working memory in MDMA users. Psychopharmacology 177:185-94, 2004.


Faculty Biography

Joel L. Steinberg, M.D.
  • Joel L. Steinberg, M.D.
    Associate Professor
  • Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • University of Texas-Houston Medical School
    1941 East Road
    Houston, Texas 77054
  • phone: (713) 486-2797
    e-mail: Joel.L.Steinberg
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