Dr. Maura Copeland

Dr. Copeland works as a geriatric psychiatrist in the Gerontology Research Unit at the Massachusetts General Hospital and is also a psychiatrist with the Center for Healthy Aging at the Beverly Hospital in Danvers, MA.


Geriatric Psychiatrist, Gerontology Research Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Medical Director, Center for Aging, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School


Massachusetts General Hospital, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Harvard Medical School


(617) 726-5571

Research interests

Early diagnosis of MCI; prodromal behavioral symptoms in MCI and early AD; predictors of driving impairment in MCI and early AD.

Clinical interests

Psychopharmacologic treatment of psychiatric disorders in the geriatric population.

Selected Publications

Daly E, Zaitchik D, Copeland M, Schmahmann J, Gunther J, Albert M. Predicting Conversion to Alzheimer Disease Using Standardized Clinical Information. Arch Neurol 2000; 57:  675-680.

Copeland MP, Daly E, Hines V, Mastromauro C, Zaitchik D, Gunther J, Albert, M. Psychiatric Symptomatology and Prodromal Alzheimer’s Disease. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 2003; 17:  1-8.

More publications may be found at www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

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