Preeti Sunderaraman

Junior Faculty Fellow (2023)
Assistant Professor, Neurology

PhD, Drexel University
MA, Drexel University
MA, University of Mumbai
BA, University of Mumbai
72 East Concord Street
(917) 584-8024

Preeti Sunderaraman, PhD, is an assistant professor of neurology at the Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, and a junior faculty fellow of the Hariri Institute at Boston University. Sunderaraman is a licensed clinical neuropsychologist who received her PhD from Drexel University and completed her neuropsychology internship at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. Before joining the faculty at the Boston University School of Medicine, she completed postdoctoral training at Columbia University Medical Center. She is actively involved in leadership positions in various committees including as the Chair of Asian Neuropsychological Association’s Research Committee, as a core-member of the Asian Indian committee of neuropsychologists (part of Asian Neuropsychological Association), as a committee member of the International Neuropsychological Society’s Awards committee, and as the program chair of the Teleneuropsychology Special Interest Group (part of INS). Dr. Sunderaraman has obtained several federal- and foundation level grants including NIH/NIA’s (K99/R00) Pathway to Independence Award, NIH/NIA’s Ruth L. Kirschstein Postdoctoral Individual National Research Service Award (F32), the Foundation for Rehabilitation Psychology’s Dissertation Award, and the National Academy of Neuropsychology’s Clinical Research Grant. She has published several peer-reviewed articles and book chapters in highly rated journals. Dr. Sunderaraman has expertise in neuropsychological evaluations. She has unique cross-cultural experiences in the US and in India. She is fluent in English, Hindi, Marathi and Tamil. She is skilled in project management, writing grants and scientific reports, and in international outreach activities. Dr. Sunderaraman is passionate about science, research, and clinical service.

Dr. Sunderaraman is establishing a programmatic line of research in three areas:
1. Financial decision making, financial awareness, and financial loss
2. Digital Biomarkers and Brain Health
3. Characterizing Individuals of South Asian Descent

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