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Paul Hicks, MD, PhD

Associate Dean

Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Science

Texas A&M University Health Science Center,
College of Medicine


College of Medicine


  • Psychiatry

About Dr. Hicks

Paul Hicks, MD, PhD, is the associate dean and professor at the Texas A&M College of Medicine. His interests are psychiatry and behavioral pharmacology.

Prior to his appointment as Associate Dean, Dr. Hicks was Associate Chief of Staff for Research at the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System, also in Temple, from 2007 to 2013. Dr. Hicks has served as a faculty member of TAMHSC-COM's Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science since 1987, being promoted to the faculty rank of professor in 1999. Dr. Hicks also serves as a member of the graduate faculty at Texas A&M University, and holds a joint appointment in Neuroscience and Experimental Therapeutics.

Dr. Hicks is board-certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and has served as an educator at Texas A&M's medical school for 30 years.

He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Oral Roberts University and his doctorate degree in Pharmacology from Baylor College of Medicine.

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