Menninger Staff

Joshua J. Rodgers, MD

Director, Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry

Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine

In addition to his role as director, Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry, Dr. Rodgers is also a staff psychiatrist with the Comprehensive Psychiatric Assessment Service and Center for Brain Stimulation. He also serves as assistant professor in the Menninger Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
He has more than nine years of professional experience, and has expertise in neuropsychiatric disorders, including sequelae from traumatic and other acquired brain injury, neurocognitive disorders (dementia), autoimmune disorders, other neurological disorders and sleep disorders.
 
He is a member of the research committee at Menninger as well as an actively involved in several ongoing studies including a study on electroencephalogram (EEG) analyses in psychiatric disorders and a study on Cognitive-Behavior Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) in the inpatient setting. Dr. Rodgers participates on journal review panels for the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences and the Journal of Psychiatric Practice. He has written for several publications, including the Textbook of Neuropsychiatry and Psychiatric Annals.
 
He is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and the American Neuropsychiatric Association.
 
Dr. Rodgers has presented at the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine Annual Conference, as well as at the Junior League of Houston. He also has served as course director and lecturer for the Psychiatry Residency Training Program. 
 
He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Colorado – Boulder with a bachelor’s degree in Integrative Physiology and went on to earn his medical degree from the University of Colorado – Denver, School of Medicine. He completed post-doctorate training as a fellow in Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
In his spare time, Dr. Rodgers enjoys motorcycling, skiing, mountain biking, travel and spending time with his two boys, including coaching their little league soccer teams. He says he is proud to be part of a multidisciplinary team of expert clinicians dedicated to patient-focused, evidence-based care.