Faculty, Jefferson Center for Interprofessional Practice & Education
Occupational Therapist, Jefferson Elder Care
Coordinator, Dementia Service, Pew Charitable Trust Grant
Director, BSMS OT Program
Site Coordinator, OTD East Falls
Barry W. Rovner, MD, is a Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology and Director of Clinical Alzheimer's Disease Research at the Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience at Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Rovner graduated Jefferson Medical College in 1980 and completed his residency in Psychiatry and fellowship training at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1985. His clinical research concerns neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's disease and vision disorders such as Age-Related Macular Degeneration. The focus in both disorders is to test novel interventions to improve cognition, prevent depression and enhance quality of life.