Emily Trittschuh, PhD

Personal Statement

As a clinical neuropsychologist who has specialized in aging, I have over 15 years of experience via employment and training in the field of geriatrics. Prior to joining the VHA, my clinical work and research was focused on the full continuum of cognitive aging – from neurodegenerative disease to “super” aging into the 90s and beyond. I have been appointed at the UW and based at the VA Puget Health Care System since 2008. In this time, I have developed additional and complementary interests in the older adult Veteran who has PTSD, especially how this disorder can interfere with cognition and might contribute to decline. Provision of training for future geriatric care providers (MD, PhD, nursing, etc) is an important part of my personal mission. I also enjoy connecting with the older adult community through various events and at local senior centers.  

Department Affiliations

Training Programs

Dr. Trittschuh follows a Developmental Model of individual supervision with career and professional development as goals.

Recent Publications

Utility of the iPad NIH Toolbox Cognition Battery in a clinical trial of older adults.
(2021 Aug 3)
J Am Geriatr Soc
Parsey CM, Bagger JE, Trittschuh EH, Hanson AJ

Differential trajectories of hypometabolism across cognitively-defined Alzheimer's disease subgroups.
Neuroimage Clin 31(): 102725
Groot C, Risacher SL, Chen JQA, Dicks E, Saykin AJ, Mac Donald CL, Mez J, Trittschuh EH, Mukherjee S, Barkhof F, Scheltens P, van der Flier WM, Ossenkoppele R, Crane PK, Alzheimer's disease neuroimaging initiative (ADNI).

Differential patterns of gray matter volumes and associated gene expression profiles in cognitively-defined Alzheimer's disease subgroups.
Neuroimage Clin 30(): 102660
Groot C, Grothe MJ, Mukherjee S, Jelistratova I, Jansen I, van Loenhoud AC, Risacher SL, Saykin AJ, Mac Donald CL, Mez J, Trittschuh EH, Gryglewski G, Lanzenberger R, Pijnenburg YAL, Barkhof F, Scheltens P, van der Flier WM, Crane PK, Ossenkoppele R

Familial Idiopathic Basal Ganglia Calcification: A Father-Son Dyad Demonstrate Heterogeneity of Presentation and Disease Progression.
(2021 Apr 23)
Arch Clin Neuropsychol
Zahniser E, Bird TD, Chen DH, Hu SC, Raskind WH, Trittschuh EH

Development and validation of language and visuospatial composite scores in ADNI.
Alzheimers Dement (N Y) 6(1): e12072
Choi SE, Mukherjee S, Gibbons LE, Sanders RE, Jones RN, Tommet D, Mez J, Trittschuh EH, Saykin A, Lamar M, Rabin L, Foldi NS, Sikkes S, Jutten RJ, Grandoit E, Mac Donald C, Risacher S, Groot C, Ossenkoppele R, Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative., Crane PK

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