Jeremy Pruzin, MD

Jeremy Pruzin, MD is currently finishing the second year of his behavioral neurology fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He also does research at Massachusetts General Hospital on how vascular risk factors and physical activity affect risk for cognitive decline and dementia including Alzheimer’s disease.

He earned undergraduate degrees in Spanish Literature and Biopsychology at the University of California Santa Barbara. He went on to do genetic research on Alzheimer’s disease as a research assistant at the Translational Genomics Research Institute for two years before staring medical school at the Chicago Medical School.

He then completed neurology residency at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Pruzin has a particular interest in how modifiable lifestyle and vascular risk factors in midlife affect future risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias with the goal of implementing prevention strategies decades before the average age a person is at risk for cognitive decline.