Peter Bulova, MD

Peter-BulovaAssociate Professor of Medicine
Director, The University of Pittsburgh Adult Down Syndrome Center

Dr. Bulova is an Associate Professor of General Internal Medicine who began working with adults with Down syndrome in 2003. He completed his undergraduate training at Brown University. His medical school, internal medicine residency and chief residency took place at the University of Pittsburgh.

He is on the Executive Board of the Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group and speaks nationally of the care of adults with Down syndrome. He teaches medical students, residents and fellows at the University of Pittsburgh and was accepted into the University’s Academy of Masters Educators in 2009.

He is clinically involved in research on Alzheimer’s disease in adults with Down syndrome. He is on the NIH National Down Syndrome Registry Data Access Review Committee and is an ad hoc reviewer for several journals, including Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, and the American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

Recent publications include:
1. Handen, B, Cohen, A, Channamalappa, U, Bulova, P, Cannon, S, Cohen, W, Mathis, C, Price, J, Klunk, W. Imaging brain amyloid in nondemented young adults with Down syndrome using Pittsburgh compound B. Alzheimer’s & Dementia 8 (2012) 496–501
2. Bulova, P. (2013) A Day in a Transition Practice. SGIM Forum 36(3): 4, 9, 14.
3. Jensen, KM, Bulova PD. Managing the care of adults with down’s syndrome. The British Medical Journal. 2014 Sep 30;349