Laura J. Grande, PhD

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

Laura Grande
150 S Huntington Avenue


Laura Grande is the Director of Clinical Neuropsychology at the VA Boston Healthcare System, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine, and Adjunct Instructor of Psychology (Psychiatry) at Harvard Medical School. She obtained her PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of Florida.

Laura’s research interests include neuropsychology of aging, with a specific interest in selective attention and development of clinical assessment tools. She has additional interest in memory and TBI and the impact of PTSD on cognitive and neuropsychological functioning.

Other Positions

  • VA Boston Healthcare System
  • Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students), Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences


  • University of Florida, PhD
  • University of Massachusetts Boston, BA


  • Published on 9/6/2020

    Strong J, Fonda JR, Grande L, Milberg W, McGlinchey R, Leritz E. The role of cognitive reserve in the relationship between metabolic syndrome and cognitive functioning. Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn. 2021 09; 28(5):717-732. PMID: 32893722.

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  • Published on 8/1/2019

    Steere HK, Quach L, Grande L, Bean JF. Evaluating the Influence of Social Engagement on Cognitive Impairment and Mobility Outcomes Within the Boston RISE Cohort Study. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2019 08; 98(8):685-691. PMID: 31318749.

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  • Published on 3/14/2019

    Rycroft SS, Quach LT, Ward RE, Pedersen MM, Grande L, Bean JF. The Relationship Between Cognitive Impairment and Upper Extremity Function in Older Primary Care Patients. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2019 03 14; 74(4):568-574. PMID: 30358815.

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  • Published on 3/6/2019

    Steere HK, Quach L, Grande L, Bean JF. Evaluating the influence of social engagement on cognitive impairment and mobility outcomes within the Boston RISE cohort study. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2019 Mar 06. PMID: 30844919.

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  • Published on 2/27/2019

    Quach LT, Ward RE, Pedersen MM, Leveille SG, Grande L, Gagnon DR, Bean JF. The Association Between Social Engagement, Mild Cognitive Impairment, and Falls Among Older Primary Care Patients. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2019 08; 100(8):1499-1505. PMID: 30825422.

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  • Published on 6/6/2018

    van der Leeuw G, Leveille SG, Dong Z, Shi L, Habtemariam D, Milberg W, Hausdorff JM, Grande L, Gagnon P, McLean RR, Bean JF. Chronic Pain and Attention in Older Community-Dwelling Adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 07; 66(7):1318-1324. PMID: 29876923.

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  • Published on 5/1/2018

    Hshieh TT, Jung WF, Grande LJ, Chen J, Stone RM, Soiffer RJ, Driver JA, Abel GA. Prevalence of Cognitive Impairment and Association With Survival Among Older Patients With Hematologic Cancers. JAMA Oncol. 2018 05 01; 4(5):686-693. PMID: 29494732.

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  • Published on 1/24/2018

    Grande LJ, Robinson ME, Radigan LJ, Levin LK, Fortier CB, Milberg WP, McGlinchey RE. Verbal Memory Deficits in OEF/OIF/OND Veterans Exposed to Blasts at Close Range. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2018 05; 24(5):466-475. PMID: 29362020.

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  • Published on 12/15/2016

    Stricker NH, Lippa SM, Green DL, McGlynn SM, Grande LJ, Milberg WP, McGlinchey RE. Elevated rates of memory impairment in military service-members and veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2017 Oct; 39(8):768-785. PMID: 27976973.

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  • Published on 11/22/2016

    Jackson CE, Grande LJ, Doherty K, Archambault E, Kelly B, Driver JA, Milberg WP, McGlinchey R, Rudolph JL. The Clock-in-the-Box, a brief cognitive screen, is associated with failure to return home in an elderly hospitalized sample. Clin Interv Aging. 2016; 11:1715-1721. PMID: 27920510.

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