Emily Trittschuh

Member, Education Advisory Committee
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of Washington School of Medicine (UWSOM)
Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center
VA Puget Sound Health Care System (VAPSHCS)

Doctoral Program: Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Internship: Brown University, Providence, RI; Neuropsychology Track
Postdoctoral Fellowship: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease Center

Dr. Trittschuh is a Clinical Neuropsychologist with the Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC), a VA Center of Excellence. She is cross-appointed as an Associate Professor at the University of Washington. As a half-time clinician, she conducts neuropsychological evaluations and interventions with Veteran patients through the GRECC Memory Disorders Clinic at both the American Lake and Seattle Divisions of the VAPSHCS.

Her areas of clinical expertise are neurodegenerative diseases, healthy brain aging, and PTSD in older Veterans. Dr. Trittschuh is a co-investigator on NIH-funded grants exploring cognitive phenotypes of late-onset Alzheimer’s disease (LOAD) and their genome-wide associations via data co-calibration from multiple longitudinal studies of aging.

Dr. Trittschuh is a new member on SCN’s Education Advisory Committee. Her interests in education run deep. She is a graduate of the UWSOM’s Teaching Scholar’s program and has developed diverse curricula geared toward advanced provider education, graduate medical training, and patient education. She looks forward to applying this skill-set and experience to the advancement and support of specialty neuropsychological training across the continuum of post-bachelor training levels.

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