Peter Pressman, MD - Clinical Researcher

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Fellowship, University of California - San Francisco

Residency, Chicago's Northwestern Memorial Hospital

MD, Oregon Health & Science University

Professional Titles

Behavioral Neurologist

Associate Professor, Neurology


Peter S. Pressman, MD is an Associate Professor in Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology at the University of Colorado, where he is involved with clinical trials at the University of Colorado Alzheimer's and Cognition Center and sees patients in the Memory Disorders Clinic. Dr. Pressman obtained his MD from Oregon Health & Science University, did his residency at Chicago’s Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and completed a fellowship at the Memory and Aging Center of the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Pressman specializes in frontotemporal dementias and primary progressive aphasias, and is particularly interested in verbal and nonverbal communication deficits in neurodegenerative disease.

Recent Publications


Pressman, P. S., Matlock, D., & Ducharme, S. (2021). Distinguishing Behavioral Variant Frontotemporal Dementia From Primary Psychiatric Disorders: A Review of Recently Published Consensus Recommendations From the Neuropsychiatric International Consortium for Frontotemporal Dementia. The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences33(2), 152–156.

Barkhof, F., & Pressman, P. S. (2021). Early Detection of Incipient Alzheimer Pathology: Time Is of the Essence. Neurology96(14), 647–648.

Rajic, A. J., Pressman, P. S., Woodcock, J. H., Chial, H. J., & Filley, C. M. (2021). Use of coffee grounds to test olfaction for predicting cognitive dysfunction and decline. Journal of the neurological sciences427, 117516.


List of publications for Dr. Pressman can be found on Colorado PROFILES

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