Deepti Putcha, PhDNeuropsychologist
Director of the MGH PCA program

Deepti Putcha earned her Ph.D. from Boston University in 2016 in Clinical Neuropsychology. She completed a clinical internship at the Brown University Alpert School of Medicine, and a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology and cognitive neuroscience in the MGH/BWH Harvard Partners Consortium and the MGH FTD Unit. Dr. Putcha has been an Associate Neuropsychologist in the MGH FTD Unit since 2018 and maintains a clinical practice at the BWH Center for Brain-Mind Medicine. Her research is funded by the National Institutes of Health and focuses on better understanding the cognitive deficits and functional network changes in atypical presentations of Alzheimer’s disease. She serves as the director of the MGH Posterior Cortical Atrophy (PCA) Program. In addition to research and clinical practice, Dr. Putcha is involved in training the next generation of clinician-scientists in neuropsychology and neuroscience.

Clinical and Research Areas

  • Clinical neuropsychology of aging and atypical Alzheimer’s disease
  • Memory dysfunction in atypical Alzheimer’s disease
  • Posterior Cortical Atrophy
  • Logopenic variant of Primary Progressive Aphasia
  • Tau PET
  • Functional network degeneration
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