Bruce Price, M.D.

Physician Investigator (Cl)
Massachusetts General Hospital - Internal Medicine Associates, Belmont, Mass General Research Institute
Associate Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Associate Neurologist
Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital
MD University of Cincinnati College of Medicine 1975
criminal behavior; decision making; delusions; dementias; empathy; fraud; frontal lobe; memory disorders; mental disorders; nervous system diseases; neuroanatomy; neurological diseases; neurology; psychiatric diseases; psychiatry

Dr. Bruce H. Price is Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Law, Brain and Behavior. Dr. Price graduated from Harvard University cum laude, and attended the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. In 1994, he was appointed Chief of the Department of Neurology at McLean Hospital.  He is an Associate in Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School.

In 1996, he co-founded the Neuropsychology Fellowship Training Program at McLean Hospital.  In 1999, he founded the Behavioral Neurology/Neuropsychiatry Fellowship Training Program at McLean Hospital. He is the Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Neuropsychiatry Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, and the Co-Founder and Associate Director of the Fronto-Temporal Dementia Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. In 2006, the Bruce H. Price, M.D. Award for Clinical and Academic Excellence in Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Neurology was established in his honor. He supervises approximately 20 psychiatry, neuropsychology, and neurology residents and fellows per year.

An internationally recognized leader in the integration of neurology, psychiatry, neurosurgery, and neuropsychology, his research interests include the cognitive and behavioral consequences of neurologic and psychiatric diseases, brain dysfunction in violent and criminal behavior, frontal lobe functions including insight, judgment, empathy, self-awareness, social adaptation, and decision-making, memory disorders, and dementias, complex decision-making, fraud, and undue influence.  His fascination with the intersections between medicine, law, and ethics is longstanding.