ANDREW E. BUDSON, MD
I'm Dr. Andrew Budson and I've coauthored books that focus on normal memory, aging memory, Alzheimer's disease, dementia, and related disorders. On the Books tab, you’ll see that Why We Forget and How to Remember Better, Seven Steps to Managing Your Aging Memory, and Six Steps to Managing Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia are written for everyone. Memory Loss, Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, and, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy are aimed at professionals but written clearly so that everyone can understand them. Please check them out of your local library or order them from your favorite local bookseller or online retailer. I am also presenting at community events in the Boston area and beyond, and posting blogs on Psychology Today and Harvard Health. I’ve recently been examining Consciousness including its connection to dementia. Enjoy my website, including the Resources for both professionals and everyone. Click on the links below if you wish to contact me if you have questions, you'd like to participate in research, schedule a clinical appointment, or if you'd like me to give a talk to your organization.
All the best,
Andrew E. Budson, MD
Cognitive & Behavioral Neurologist. Cognitive Neuroscientist. Author.
Andrew E. Budson, M.D. is Chief of Cognitive & Behavioral Neurology, Associate Chief of Staff for Education, and Director of the Center for Translational Cognitive Neuroscience at the Veterans Affairs (VA) Boston Healthcare System; Associate Director and Leader of the Outreach, Recruitment, and Engagement Core of the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center; Professor of Neurology at Boston University School of Medicine; and Lecturer in Neurology at Harvard Medical School. He is also the Medical Director of the Boston Center for Memory, located in Newton, Massachusetts. His training included graduating cum laude from Harvard Medical School, being a chief resident of the Harvard-Longwood Neurology Residency Program, pursuing a fellowship in dementia at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and studying memory as a post-doctoral fellow in experimental psychology and cognitive neuroscience at Harvard University. He has given over 750 local, national, and international grand rounds and other academic talks. He has published over 150 papers, reviews, and book chapters and is a reviewer for more than 50 journals. His books have been (or are being) translated into Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Korean, and Chinese. He was awarded the Norman Geschwind Prize in Behavioral Neurology and the Research Award in Geriatric Neurology, both from the American Academy of Neurology. His current research uses the techniques of experimental psychology and cognitive neuroscience to understand memory in patients with Alzheimer’s disease. In his memory disorders clinic at the VA Boston Healthcare System, he treats patients while teaching fellows, residents, and medical students. He also sees patients in Newton at the Boston Center for Memory. For Dr. Budson's CV click here.