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About Dr. Piryatinsky


Dr. Irene Piryatinsky is a licensed clinical neuropsychologist with years of clinical experience. She completed an American Psychological Association (APA) approved clinical psychology Ph.D. program, an APA approved internship at the Bedford VA, and two years of clinical neuropsychology fellowship at Brown University.

At Butler Hospital in Providence, she was investigating the role of normal pressure hydrocephalus on cognitive functioning.  Dr. Piryatinsky has extensive experience in cognitive testing in diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease, frontal lobe dysfunction, and psychotic disorders in the elderly.

She served as a pediatric neuropsychologist at the Brown University Baby Imaging Lab, where the focus of research was on developing and applying magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques to study brain structure and development. The goal of the research was to provide the foundation from which to determine what happens in children who develop psychiatric disorders, such as autism, ADHD, or developmental delay.

Dr. Piryatinsky is also supervising practicum students, interns and postdoctoral students in the Neuropsychology Track.  

She holds faculty appointment at Harvard Medical School and is an affiliated provider with St. Elizabeth Hospital.

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