Faculty

Core faculty hold appointments in the Medical and Graduate Schools of Boston University, and many are senior research or clinical staff members of the Psychology, Neurology or Research Services of the Boston VA Medical Center. A list of core faculty and other faculty in the Program follows (* = Core Faculty):

*Martin Albert, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine; Director, Harold Goodglass Aphasia Research Center at the Boston VA Medical Center

Rhoda Au, Ph.D.
Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine

Sanford H. Auerbach, M.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine; Director, Sleep Disorders Center, and Director, Behavioral Neurology Program, Boston Medical Center

Helen Barbas, Ph.D.
Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology, BUSM;
Professor of Health Sciences, Boston University

*Marlene Oscar Berman, Ph.D.
Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Professor of Psychiatry, Professor of Neurology, and Director, Laboratory of Neuropsychology, Boston University School of Medicine; Research Career Scientist, Boston VA Medical Center; Lecturer in Neurology, Tufts New England Medical Center

Christopher B. Brady, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine

Deborah Brief, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine

Andrew E. Budson, M.D.
Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine
Associate Director for Research, Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center

*Domenic Ciraulo, M.D.
Professor and Chairman, Division of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine; Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Boston Medical Center; Chief, Psychiatry Service, VA Medical Center/Outpatient Clinics

*Subimal Datta, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry, Professor of Neurology; Director, Laboratory of Sleep and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, Boston University School of Medicine

William DeBassio, Ph.D., M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine

*Raymon Durso, M.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine; Director, Parkinson Clinic, Boston VA Medical Center

Michael Esterman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine; Co-director, Boston Attention and Learning Laboratory; Associate Director, Functional Neuroimaging, Boston VA Neuroimaging Center, Boston VA Healthcare System

Ruth Greenberg, J.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine

Jasmeet Pannu Hayes, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine

Scott M. Hayes, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine; Research Psychologist, VA Boston Healthcare System

Danny Kaloupek, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine

*Terence Keane, Ph.D.
Professor and Vice Chairman, Division of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine; Chief, Psychology Service, Boston VA Medical Center/Outpatient Clinics; Director, Behavioral Science Division, National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

*Marcel Kinsbourne, M.D.
Research Professor, Cognitive Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center; Consulting Neurologist, Boston VA Medical Center

*Conan Kornetsky, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology, Boston University School of Medicine

Francesca LaVecchia, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine

Jacqueline Liederman, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology, Boston University

Ann C. McKee, M.D.
Professor of Neurology and Pathology, Boston University School of Medicine

Patrick McNamara, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology and Psychaitry, Boston University School of Medicine

*Mark Moss, Ph.D.
Professor and Chairman, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Boston University School of Medicine

*Margaret Naeser, Ph.D.
Research Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine; Research Speech Pathologist/Linguist, Boston VA Medical Center; Director, Neuroimaging Research Section, Harold Goodglass Aphasia Research Center at the Boston VA Medical Center

*Carole Palumbo, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology; Associate Professor of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health; Health Scientist Specialist, VA Boston Healthcare System;  Director, Behavioral Neuroscience PhD Program, Boston University School of Medicine

Thomas Perls, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

*Penny Prather, Ph.D.
Assistant Research Professor of Neurology, and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine; Neuropsychologist, Children’s Hospital, Boston

Chris Streeter, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine; Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

*Robert Stern, Ph.D.
Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Boston University School of Medicine;  Co-Director, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy; Director of the Clinical Core of the NIH-Funded BU Alzheimer’s Disease Center

Louis Vachon, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine; Psychiatrist, Boston Medical Center

Lucia Vaina, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University; Research Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine

*Mieke Verfaellie, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine;
Research Career Scientist, VA Boston Health Care System

Gloria Waters, Ph.D.
Vice President and Associate Provost for Research, Boston University
Professor of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University

*Roberta White, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health;
Professor of Neurology (Neuropsychology), Boston University School of Medicine;
Director of Clinical Neuropsychology, Boston University School of Medicine;
Director of Clinical Neuropsychology, Boston VA Medical Center; Director, Boston Environmental Hazards Center

Charles Zucker, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor, Anatomy and Neurobiology, Boston University School of Medicine

Associated Faculty

Belinda Anderson, Ph.D., LAc
Academic Dean and Research Director, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, NY; Assistant Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Margaret Bauman, M.D.
Associate Profesor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School; Adjunct Associate Professor of Anatomy & Neurobiology, Boston University School of Medicine

Jane Holmes Bernstein, Ph.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Senior Associate in Psychology/Neuropsychology, Department of Psychiatry, Children’s Hospital, Boston; Director, Neuropsychology Program, Department of Psychiatry, Boston Children’s Hospital

Michael P. Biber, M.D.
Medical Director, Neurocare Inc., Chestnut Hill, MA; Clinical Instructor in Neurology, Harvard Medical School; Senior Associate Neurologist, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Paul H. Black, M.D.
Professor Emeritus (Microbiology and Medicine), Boston University School of Medicine

William Bosl, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of  Health Informatics, University of San Francisco

David Gansler, Ph.D., ABPP/ABCN
Associate Professor of Psychology, Suffolk University

Terrill Gibbs, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Boston University School of Medicine

Laura Grande, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine; Adjunct Instructor of Psychology (Psychiatry), Harvard Medical School

Gordon J. Harris, Ph.D.
Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School

Vinoth Jagaroo, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Emerson College

Robert Joseph, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Anatomy & Neurobiology, Boston University School of Medicine

Gary Kaplan, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry; Professor of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Boston University School of Medicine

Ronald Killiany, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Anatomy & Neurobiology, Boston University School of Medicine

Neil Kowall, M.D.
Professor of Neurology and Professor of Pathology, Boston University School of Medicine

Maxine Krengel, Ph.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology (Neuropsychology), Boston University School of Medicine

Kimberly Leite-Morris, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, and Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Boston University School of Medicine

Elizabeth Leritz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Simon Levy, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Physiology, Boston University School of Medicine

Nikos Makris, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Alan Mandell, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine; Staff Neurologist, Bedford VA Medical Center and Boston VA Medical Center

Brian Marx, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine

Regina McGlinchey, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School

Neal McGrath, Ph.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine; Neuropsychologist, Private Practice

William P. Milberg, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School

Mark Miller, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine

Edward J. Modestino, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine; Research Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Religious Cognition, Boston University School of Theology

Elisabeth Mose, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology, Suffolk University

Lisa Najavits, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine

Marjorie Nicholas, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston, MA

Clare O’Callaghan, R.N., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine; Neuropsychologist, Private Practice; Senior Supervising Neuropsychologist, South End Community Health Center, Solomon Carter Fuller Mental Health Center

Whitney R. Powers, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, Anatomy, Neurobiology and Health Sciences, Boston University School of Medicine, and Boston University

Marcia Ratner, Ph.D.
Research Associate, Dept. of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics, Boston University School of Medicine

Dorene Rentz, Psy.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Douglas L. Rosene, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Boston University School of Medicine

David Salat, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor in Radiology, Harvard Medical School

Larry Seidman, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Director, Neuropsychology, Massachusetts Mental Health Center

Marisa Silveri, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Associate Research Psychologist, Brain Imaging Center, McLean Hospital

Denise Sloan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine

Jean-Jacques Soghomonian, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Anatomy & Neurobiology, Boston University School of Medicine

Kevin M. Spencer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Kimberly Sullivan, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health

Joseph Tecce, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology, Boston College

Eve Valera, Ph.D.
Instructor, Harvard Medical School; Assistant in Research, MGH Pediatric Psychopharmacology Unit, and MGH Psychiatric Neuroimaging Unit

Nagagopal Venna, M.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine; Director of Neurology Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital

Irina Zhdanova, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Anatomy & Neurobiology, Boston University School of Medicine

Primary teaching affiliate
of BU School of Medicine