Eric Zillmer, Psy.D.
31st and Chestnut Street, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Dr. Eric Zillmer, a licensed clinical psychologist, received his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Florida Tech in 1984 where he was subsequently awarded the Outstanding Alumnus Award in 1995. He completed his internship training at Eastern Virginia Medical School and a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at the University of Virginia Medical School.
Zillmer joined Drexel University's faculty in 1988, and is now in his 11th year as Director of Athletics overseeing all components of the Athletics Department. During his tenure as Director, he assisted in the completion of the Walter Spiro Varsity Weight Room; creating the Drexel athletic logo, the Blue Cross Wellness Center, and the new 84,000 square feet recreational center; remodeling the department's Sport Medicine facility and extensive renovations at the Vidas Athletic Complex; transferring the Armory to Drexel Athletics; and securing the winning bid for the 2008 Olympic Trials in Table Tennis. In March 2002, Drexel Athletics was named #1 in the nation in Gender Equity by U.S. News and World Report and the Pennsylvania Law Project listed Drexel as one of the top athletic programs in terms of Title IX. In 2008, Drexel Athletics received a Top 5 Award by the NCAA for Overall Excellence in Diversity. Zillmer is also the current President of the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Board of Directors and a member of the Executive Committee of the Philadelphia Sports Congress.
Zillmer is a Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, the American Psychological Association, the Society for Personality Assessment, and the National Academy of Neuropsychology for which he has also served as President. He has written extensively in the areas of sports psychology, neuropsychology, and psychological assessment having published more than 100 journal articles, chapters, and books; and frequently contributes to local and national media on topics ranging from sports and forensic psychology to the psychology of terrorism.
For more information and to see samples of work, visit www.ericzillmer.com.