Matthew Growdon

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Geriatrician, Inpatient Services

Education
06/2022 - T32 Aging Research Fellowship, University of California
06/2021 - Advanced Training in Clinical Research Certificate, University of California
Fellowship, 06/2019 - Geriatric Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Residency, 06/2018 - Internal Medicine/Primary Care, Brigham and Women's Hospital
MD, 05/2015 - Medicine, Harvard Medical School
MPH, 05/2014 - Quantitative Methods, Harvard School of Public Health
BA, 05/2007 - History and Literature, Harvard College
Honors and Awards
  • Chief Residency, Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 2019-2020
  • Partners President's Prize for Value-Based Healthcare Delivery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 2015-2016
  • Agent of Change Award, Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care, 2014-2015
  • Zuckerman Fellowship, Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard School of Public Health, 2013-2014
  • Summa cum laude, Phi beta kappa, Harvard College, 2007
Publications
  1. Growdon ME, Espejo E, Jing B, Boscardin WJ, Zullo AR, Yaffe K, Boockvar KS, Steinman MA. Attitudes toward deprescribing among older adults with dementia in the United States. 2022. PMID: 35266141


  2. Eberly LA, Richterman A, Beckett AG, Wispelwey B, Marsh RH, Cleveland Manchanda EC, Chang CY, Glynn RJ, Brooks KC, Boxer R, Kakoza R, Goldsmith J, Loscalzo J, Morse M, Lewis EF, Abel S, Adams A, Anaya J, Andrews EH, Atkinson B, Avutu V, Bachorik A, Badri O, Bailey M, Baird K, Bakshi S, Balaban D, Barshop K, Baumrin E, Bayomy O, Beamesderfer J, Becker N, Berg DD, Berman AN, Blum SM, Boardman AP, Boden K, Bonacci RA, Brown S, Campbell K, Case S, Cetrone E, Charrow A, Chiang D, Clark D, Cohen AJ, Cooper A, Cordova T, Cuneo CN, de Feria AA, Deffenbacher K, DeFilippis EM, DeGregorio G, Deutsch AJ, Diephuis B, Divakaran S, Dorschner P, Downing N, Drescher C, D'Silva KM, Dunbar P, Duong D, Earp S, Eckhardt C, Elman SA, England R, Everett K, Fedotova N, Feingold-Link T, Ferreira M, Fisher H, Foo P, Foote M, Franco I, Gilliland T, Greb J, Greco K, Grewal S, Grin B, Growdon ME, Guercio B, Hahn CK, Hasselfeld B, Haydu EJ, Hermes Z, Hildick-Smith G, Holcomb Z, Holroyd K, Horton L, Huang G, Jablonski S, Jacobs D, Jain N, Japa S, Joseph R, Kalashnikova M, Kalwani N, Kang D, Karan A, Katz JT, Kellner D, Kidia K, Kim JH, Knowles SM, Kolbe L, Kore I, Koullias Y, Kuye I, Lang J, Lawlor M, Lechner MG, Lee K, Lee S, Lee Z, Limaye N, Lin-Beckford S, Lipsyc M, Little J, Loewenthal J, Logaraj R, Lopez DM, Loriaux D, Lu Y, Ma K, Marukian N, Matias W, Mayers JR, McConnell I, McLaughlin M, Meade C, Meador C, Mehta A, Messenger E, Michaelidis C, Mirsky J, Mitten E, Mueller A, Mullur J, Munir A, Murphy E, Nagami E, Natarajan A, Nsahlai M, Nze C, Okwara N, Olds P, Paez R, Pardo M, Patel S, Petersen A, Phelan L, Pimenta E, Pipilas D, Plovanich M, Pong D, Powers BW, Rao A, Ramirez Batlle H, Ramsis M, Reichardt A, Reiger S, Rengarajan M, Rico S, Rome BN, Rosales R, Rotenstein L, Roy A, Royston S, Rozansky H, Rudder M, Ryan CE, Salgado S, Sanchez P, Schulte J, Sekar A, Semenkovich N, Shannon E, Shaw N, Shorten AB, Shrauner W, Sinnenberg L, Smithy JW, Snyder G, Sreekrishnan A, Stabenau H, Stavrou E, Stergachis A, Stern R, Stone A, Tabrizi S, Tanyos S, Thomas C, Thun H, Torres-Lockhart K, Tran A, Treasure C, Tsai FD, Tsaur S, Tschirhart E, Tuwatananurak J, Venkateswaran RV, Vishnevetsky A, Wahl L, Wall A, Wallace F, Walsh E, Wang P, Ward HB, Warner LN, Weeks LD, Weiskopf K, Wengrod J, Williams JN, Winkler M, Wong JL, Worster D, Wright A, Wunsch C, Wynter JS, Yarbrough C, Yau WY, Yazdi D, Yeh J, Yialamas MA, Yozamp N, Zambrotta M, Zon R. Identification of Racial Inequities in Access to Specialized Inpatient Heart Failure Care at an Academic Medical Center. 2019. PMID: 31658831


  3. Growdon ME, Inouye SK. Improving Care for Ground-Level Falls in Assisted Living. 2017. PMID: 29230473


  4. Multani N, Galantucci S, Wilson SM, Shany-Ur T, Poorzand P, Growdon ME, Jang JY, Kramer JH, Miller BL, Rankin KP, Gorno-Tempini ML, Tartaglia MC. Emotion detection deficits and changes in personality traits linked to loss of white matter integrity in primary progressive aphasia. 2017. PMID: 28879086


  5. Growdon ME, Shorr RI, Inouye SK. The Tension Between Promoting Mobility and Preventing Falls in the Hospital. 2017. PMID: 28437517


  6. Fong TG, Davis D, Growdon ME, Albuquerque A, Inouye SK. The interface between delirium and dementia in elderly adults. 2015. PMID: 26139023


  7. Growdon ME, Schultz AP, Dagley AS, Amariglio RE, Hedden T, Rentz DM, Johnson KA, Sperling RA, Albers MW, Marshall GA. Odor identification and Alzheimer disease biomarkers in clinically normal elderly. 2015. PMID: 25934852


  8. Rabinovici GD, Rosen HJ, Alkalay A, Kornak J, Furst AJ, Agarwal N, Mormino EC, O'Neil JP, Janabi M, Karydas A, Growdon ME, Jang JY, Huang EJ, Dearmond SJ, Trojanowski JQ, Grinberg LT, Gorno-Tempini ML, Seeley WW, Miller BL, Jagust WJ. Amyloid vs FDG-PET in the differential diagnosis of AD and FTLD. 2011. PMID: 22131541


  9. Shany-Ur T, Poorzand P, Grossman SN, Growdon ME, Jang JY, Ketelle RS, Miller BL, Rankin KP. Comprehension of insincere communication in neurodegenerative disease: lies, sarcasm, and theory of mind. 2011. PMID: 21978867


  10. Lee SE, Rabinovici GD, Mayo MC, Wilson SM, Seeley WW, DeArmond SJ, Huang EJ, Trojanowski JQ, Growdon ME, Jang JY, Sidhu M, See TM, Karydas AM, Gorno-Tempini ML, Boxer AL, Weiner MW, Geschwind MD, Rankin KP, Miller BL. Clinicopathological correlations in corticobasal degeneration. 2011. PMID: 21823158


  11. Rosenbloom MH, Alkalay A, Agarwal N, Baker SL, O'Neil JP, Janabi M, Yen IV, Growdon M, Jang J, Madison C, Mormino EC, Rosen HJ, Gorno-Tempini ML, Weiner MW, Miller BL, Jagust WJ, Rabinovici GD. Distinct clinical and metabolic deficits in PCA and AD are not related to amyloid distribution. 2011. PMID: 21525424


  12. Sollberger M, Stanley CM, Ketelle R, Beckman V, Growdon M, Jang J, Neuhaus J, Kramer JH, Miller BL, Rankin KP. Neuropsychological correlates of dominance, warmth, and extraversion in neurodegenerative disease. 2011. PMID: 21470601


  13. Sollberger M, Neuhaus J, Ketelle R, Stanley CM, Beckman V, Growdon M, Jang J, Miller BL, Rankin KP. Interpersonal traits change as a function of disease type and severity in degenerative brain diseases. 2010. PMID: 21172858


  14. Wilson SM, Dronkers NF, Ogar JM, Jang J, Growdon ME, Agosta F, Henry ML, Miller BL, Gorno-Tempini ML. Neural correlates of syntactic processing in the nonfluent variant of primary progressive aphasia. 2010. PMID: 21159955


  15. Zhou J, Greicius MD, Gennatas ED, Growdon ME, Jang JY, Rabinovici GD, Kramer JH, Weiner M, Miller BL, Seeley WW. Divergent network connectivity changes in behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer's disease. 2010. PMID: 20410145


  16. Krueger CE, Bird AC, Growdon ME, Jang JY, Miller BL, Kramer JH. Conflict monitoring in early frontotemporal dementia. 2009. PMID: 19652138


  17. Sollberger M, Stanley CM, Wilson SM, Gyurak A, Beckman V, Growdon M, Jang J, Weiner MW, Miller BL, Rankin KP. Neural basis of interpersonal traits in neurodegenerative diseases. 2009. PMID: 19540253


  18. Wilson SM, Ogar JM, Laluz V, Growdon M, Jang J, Glenn S, Miller BL, Weiner MW, Gorno-Tempini ML. Automated MRI-based classification of primary progressive aphasia variants. 2009. PMID: 19501654


  19. Rascovsky K, Growdon ME, Pardo IR, Grossman S, Miller BL. 'The quicksand of forgetfulness': semantic dementia in One hundred years of solitude. 2009. PMID: 19447824