Katherine Turk, MD

Assistant Professor, Neurology

Katherine Turk
150 S Huntington Avenue

Biography

Dr. Turk is a board-certified Neurologist specialized in Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology. She earned her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and then completed her Internship and Neurology residency at the University of Washington in Seattle. She completed her fellowship training in Behavioral Neurology at Boston University/VA Boston in 2018 . She sees patients at the Boston VA Memory Disorders clinic and is also a junior principal investigator at the Center for Translational Cognitive Neuroscience lab (CTCN). She is also the medical director of the VA Boston Polytrauma clinic and the BMC Neurology residency site director for VA Boston.

Other Positions

  • VA Boston Healthcare System

Education

  • Tufts University School of Medicine, MD
  • University of Chicago, BA

Publications

  • Published on 7/15/2021

    Tao Q, Alvin Ang TF, Akhter-Khan SC, Itchapurapu IS, Killiany R, Zhang X, Budson AE, Turk KW, Goldstein L, Mez J, Alosco ML, Qiu WQ. Impact of C-Reactive Protein on Cognition and Alzheimer Disease Biomarkers in Homozygous Apolipoprotein E ?4 Carriers. Neurology. 2021 Jul 15. PMID: 34266923.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 6/14/2021

    Turk KW, Marin A, Schiloski KA, Vives-Rodriguez AL, Uppal P, Suh C, Dwyer B, Palumbo R, Budson AE. Head Injury Exposure in Veterans Presenting to Memory Disorders Clinic: An Observational Study of Clinical Characteristics and Relationship of Event-Related Potentials and Imaging Markers. Front Neurol. 2021; 12:626767. PMID: 34194379.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 8/10/2020

    Malone C, Turk KW, Palumbo R, Budson AE. The Effectiveness of Item-Specific Encoding and Conservative Responding to Reduce False Memories in Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment and Mild Alzheimer's Disease Dementia. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2021 03; 27(3):227-238. PMID: 32772946.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 2/28/2020

    Turk KW, Palumbo R, Deason RG, Marin A, Elshaar A, Gosselin E, O'Connor MK, Tripodis Y, Budson AE. False Memories: The Other Side of Forgetting. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2020 07; 26(6):545-556. PMID: 32106906.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 2/1/2019

    Turk KW, Budson AE. Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. Continuum (Minneap Minn). 2019 Feb; 25(1):187-207. PMID: 30707193.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 6/22/2018

    Gallagher LG, Ilango S, Wundes A, Stobbe GA, Turk KW, Franklin GM, Linet MS, Freedman DM, Alexander BH, Checkoway H. Lifetime exposure to ultraviolet radiation and the risk of multiple sclerosis in the US radiologic technologists cohort study. Mult Scler. 2019 07; 25(8):1162-1169. PMID: 29932357.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 5/23/2018

    Turk KW, Elshaar AA, Deason RG, Heyworth NC, Nagle C, Frustace B, Flannery S, Zumwalt A, Budson AE. Late Positive Component Event-related Potential Amplitude Predicts Long-term Classroom-based Learning. J Cogn Neurosci. 2018 09; 30(9):1323-1329. PMID: 29791297.

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  • Published on 4/1/2018

    Turk KW, Flanagan ME, Josephson S, Keene CD, Jayadev S, Bird TD. Psychosis in Spinocerebellar Ataxias: a Case Series and Study of Tyrosine Hydroxylase in Substantia Nigra. Cerebellum. 2018 04; 17(2):143-151. PMID: 28887803.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/1/2018

    Turk KW, Budson AE. Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Review. 2018.

  • Published on 1/1/2016

    Turk KW, Budson AE. The Brigham Intensive Review of Internal Medicine. Dementia. 2016.

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