Mary Ganguli, MD, MPH

Professor of Psychiatry, Epidemiology, and Neurology

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara St.
Cathy Moran

Education & Training

Madras University, India, Christian Medical College, Vellore
Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health
General Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC
General Psychiatry, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Specialty Certifications

Board Certification
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (General Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry)
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Psychiatry)

Professional Affiliations

Member, American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
Member, American Geriatrics Society
Member, American Academy of Neurology
Member, Gerontological Society of America
Member, International Psychogeriatric Association

Selected Honors & Awards

Distinguished Alumni Award for Research, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health
Outstanding Academician Award, Indo-American Psychiatric Association
Golden Apple Award for Teaching Excellence, Housestaff, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh
Listed annually in Best Doctors since 1998, Best Doctors, Inc.

Research Interests

Diagnosis & risk factors; neurocognitive disorders; Assessment of cognition in different populations; Cross-national studies of neurocognitive disorders
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Ganguli M, Jia Y, Hughes TF, Snitz PE, Chang C-C H, Berman SB, Sullivan KJ, Kamboh MI. Mild cognitive impairment that does not progress to dementia. A population-based study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2019 67:232-238
  2. Ganguli M. Lee C-W, Hughes TF, Snitz BE, Jakubcak J, Duara R, Chang C-C H. Who wants a free brain scan? Assessing and correcting for recruitment biases in a population-based sMRI study. Brain Imaging and Behavior 2015;9:204-12. [PMID: 24573773]
  3. Ganguli M, Lee C-W, Snitz BE, Hughes TF, McDade EM, Chang C-C H. Rates and risk factors for progression to dementia vary by age in a population cohort. Neurology 2015, 84: 72-80. PMID 25471390.
  4. Ganguli M, Rodriguez EG, Mulsant BH, Richards S, Pandav R, Vander Bilt J, Dodge HH, Stoehr GP, Saxton JA, Morycz RK, Rubin RT, Farkas B, DeKosky ST. Detection and Management of Cognitive Impairment in Primary Care: the Steel Valley Seniors Survey. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 52: 1668-1675, 2004. [PMID 15450043]
  5. Ganguli M, Chandra V, Kamboh MI, Johnston JM, Dodge HH, Thelma BK, Juyal RC, Pandav R, Belle SH, DeKosky ST. APOE polymorphism and Alzheimers disease: the Indo-US Cross-National Dementia Study. Archives of Neurology, 57: 824-830, 2000. [PMID 10867779]

Clinical Interests

Geriatric psychiatry

Education Interests

Geriatric psychiatry; Psychiatric/neuro-epidemiology; Neurocognitive disorders