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Deborah Blacker, MD, Psychiatry, Boston, MA, Massachusetts General Hospital


Psychiatry Boston, MA

Geriatric Psychiatry

Associate Chief for Research, Department of Psychiatry, Mass General Hospital; Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Deputy Chair and Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at HSPH

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  • Office

    149 13th St Ste 2691
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Boston, MA 02129
    Phone+1 617-726-5571
    Fax+1 617-726-5760
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Education & Training

  • Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital
    Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean HospitalResidency, Psychiatry, 1985 - 1988
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterInternship, Internal Medicine, 1984 - 1985
  • Harvard Medical School
    Harvard Medical SchoolClass of 1984

Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 1986 - 2023
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Regional Top Doctor Castle Connolly, 2014
  • Whos Who in Medicine and Healthcare Marquis Whos Who

Publications & Presentations


Press Mentions

  • Study Backs Assertion That Mental Challenge Can Reduce Dementia Risk
    Study Backs Assertion That Mental Challenge Can Reduce Dementia RiskAugust 26th, 2016
  • Advancing Alzheimer’s Research
    Advancing Alzheimer’s ResearchFebruary 10th, 2016
  • What Are Some Actions That Prevent or Delay Dementia and Alzheimer’s?
    What Are Some Actions That Prevent or Delay Dementia and Alzheimer’s?October 19th, 2016
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Grant Support

  • Small Vessel Disease And Beta-Amyloid Deposition In Mildly Impaired CognitionNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke2010–2012
  • Age-Related Changes Of Cognition In Health And DiseaseNational Institute On Aging2003–2006
  • Genetic Knowledge And Attitudes In Alzheimer'S DiseaseNational Human Genome Research Institute1999–2001
  • Defining Caseness For Psychiatric Linkage StudiesNational Institute Of Mental Health1993–1997

Hospital Affiliations