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photo Peter D. Bulova, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Director, International Scholars Program

Director, Outpatient Procedure Clinic

Coordinator, Internal Medicine Medical Student Interest Group

Co-Director, Magee Center for Women with Disabilities

Director, University of Pittsburgh Adult Down Syndrome Center

Email: bulovapd@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Contact
Office: UPMC Montefiore Hospital, Suite 933W
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
 
Phone: 412-692-4888
Fax:
E-mail: bulovapd@upmc.edu
Education and Training
Education
BA, Brown University, 1992
MD, University of Pittsburgh, 1996
Chief Residency, University of Pittsburgh, 1999
Training
Faculty Scholar in the Care of Older Adults, 2004
Research Interest
Dr. Bulova's research interests include Down syndrome and Alzheimer’s disease, improving the quality of life for adults with special needs, and improving the quality of outpatient medical education.
Clinical Interest
Quality and Innovations in Primary Care
Clinical Procedures
Caring for Adults with Disabilities
Caring for Adults with Down Syndrome
Educational Interest
Residency Training - focus on International Scholars
Academy of Master Educators - Teaching to teach committee
- focus on teaching residents and fellows
Improving Patient Experiences
Publications
For my complete bibliography, Click Here.
Selected Publications:
Handen, B, Cohen, A, Channamalappa, U, Bulova, P, Cannon, S, Cohen, W, Mathis, C, Price, J, Klunk, W. Imaging brain amyloid in non-demented young adults with Down syndrome using PiB-PET. Alzheimer’s & Dementia. 2012; 8: 496-501.
Jensen, K, Bulova, P. Managing the care of adults with down's syndrome. British Medical Journal. 2014.
Lao, Betthauser, Hillmer, Price, Klunk, Mihaila, Higgins, Bulova, Hartley, Hardison, Tumuluru, Murali, Mathis, Cohen, Barnhart, Devenny, Mailick, Johnson, Handen, Christian. The effects of normal aging on amyloid-ß deposition in nondemented adults with Down syndrome as imaged by carbon 11-labeled Pittsburgh compound B. Alzheimers Demen. 2015; S1552-5260.
Bulova, P. A day in a Transition Practice. SGIM Forum. 2013; 36 (3): 4,9,14.
Corey, S, Bulova, P, Charles S. Is Proxy Consent for an Invasive Procedure on a Patient with Intellectual Disabilities Ethically Sufficient?. AMA Journal of Ethics. 2016.
Sponsored Research/Activities
Title: Neurodegeneration in Aging Down Syndrome (NiAD): A Longitudinal Study of Cognition and Biomarkers of Alzheimer's Disease
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding Agency: National Institute of Aging
Grant Number: R01 AG051406
Start Year: 2015
End Year: 2020
Title: Natural History of Amyloid Deposition in Adults with Down Syndrome
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding Agency: National Institute of Aging
Grant Number: R01 AG031110
Start Year: 2012
End Year: 2017
Notable Achievements
Outstanding Teaching Attending Award from the Department of Medicine Residents, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine., 2007
Outstanding Teaching Attending Award from the Department of Medicine Interns, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2006
Clerkship Preceptor of the Year Award for Outstanding Achievement in Educating Future Physicians, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2011
Member: Society of General Internal Medicine., 2006
Member: Academy of Master Educators, 2009
National Committee for Quality Assurance Recognition for delivery of quality diabetes care, 2011
Ad hoc reviewer, The New England Journal of Medicine, 2015
NIH National Down Syndrome Registry Data Access Review Committee, 2015
Ad hoc reviewer, Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2012
Founding member, Executive Council for the U.S. Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group, 2011