Mary Ganguli, MD, MPH, Honored by Pitt Graduate School of Public Health with Distinguished Alumni Award for Research
Dr. Mary Ganguli, an expert on the epidemiology of late life psychiatric disorders, has been presented with the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award for Research by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. The award honors Dr. Ganguli's significant scientific contributions and impact on the field of neurocognitive disorders.
Dr. Ganguli obtained her medical degree from the Christian Medical College in India and a Master's degree in Public Health from the University of Pittsburgh. Her research interests focus on the epidemiology of the aging brain and late life mental health disorders, particularly cognitive impairment and dementia. Her work has been continuously funded since 1986 by awards from the National Institute on Aging. These grants include an award to support a cross-national dementia epidemiology study with colleagues in India that is exemplary of her interest in global mental health issues. Dr. Ganguli has published 135 peer reviewed papers in high impact journals including The Lancet, Neurology, Biological Psychiatry, and the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.
Not only is Dr. Ganguli a talented researcher, she also is active as a clinician in the outpatient geriatric psychiatry program at the Benedum Geriatrics Center, and teaches and serves as a mentor to trainees and junior faculty in the Departments of Psychiatry and Epidemiology at the University of Pittsburgh.
Congratulations to Dr. Ganguli on her receipt of this honor.