Dr. Paul obtained his Ph.D. in Biological Psychology from the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center. He concurrently completed a re-specialization program in Clinical Psychology at Oklahoma State University through a Parallel Training Program. Dr. Paul subsequently completed a clinical internship and postdoctoral fellowship in Neuropsychology at Brown Medical School. He is Board-Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology and he remains active in adult clinical neuropsychology and forensic neuropsychology. He also maintains an active research program that has been funded continuously by the National Institutes of Health since 1999. Dr. Paul's research program is largely focused on understanding the contribution of subcortical brain systems to cognitive and affective behavior, particularly in the context of human immunodeficiency virus and subcortical ischemic vascular disease.