Aaron M. Koenig, MD

Title: Research Fellow in Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health & Assistant in Research (Psychiatry), Harvard Medical School
Telephone: (617) 726-5571

Dr. Koenig completed his pre-medical studies at Columbia University, and received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2010. He completed his general psychiatry residency at Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic in Pittsburgh in 2014, and served as a Chief Resident for Research during his final year of training. Dr. Koenig returned to the University of Pennsylvania in 2014 to complete a clinical fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry, and joined the staff of Massachusetts General Hospital in 2015 as an Assistant in Research. Dr. Koenig is working closely with Dr. Steven Arnold on designing and implementing early-stage clinical trials to investigate agents for the treatment of cognitive dysfunction due to Alzheimer’s Disease (AD).


Clinical trial design

Mild cognitive impairment

AD biomarkers

Late-life depression


Koenig AM, Bhalla RK, Butters MA. Cognitive Functioning and Late-Life Depression. J Int Neuropsychological Soc 2014; 20: 1-7. [PMCID:  4107679].


Koenig AM, Butters MA. Cognition in Late-Life Depression: Treatment Considerations. Curr Treat Options Psychiatry 2014; 1:1-14. [PMCID:  3961714].


Koenig AM, Butters MA, Begley A, Ogbagaber S, Wahed AS, Reynolds CF III.  Response to Antidepressant Medications in Late-Life Depresion Across the Spectrum of Cognitive Functioning. J Clin Psychiatry 2014; 75: e100-e107. [PMCID:  4060895].


Koenig AM, Jarrett RB, Gallop R, Barrett MS, Thase ME.  Extreme Non-response to Acute Phase Cognitive Therapy for Depression: An Attempt to Replicate and Extend. Behav Ther 2014; 45(3): 300-313. [PMCID:  4221276].


Koenig AM, DeLozier IJ, Zmuda MD, Marron MM, Begley AE, Anderson SJ, Reynolds CF III, Arnold SE, Becker JT, Butters MA. Neuropsychological Functioning in the Acute and Remitted States of Late-Life Depression. J Alzheimer’s Dis 2015; 45(1):175-85. [PMCID:  Pending]. PMID:  25471193.