Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Rovner Clinical Research


Dr. Rovner is a tenured professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Ophthalmology who researches:

   1) Cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease;

   2) Racial health disparities in African Americans with diabetes; and

   3) Depression and disability due to vision loss.  

Dr. Rovner is a clinical expert in Alzheimer’s disease, and has been the principal investigator of seven National Institutes of Health and two Pennsylvania-funded clinical trials testing various behavioral interventions to improve health outcomes in older persons. Along with talented co-investigators, he has developed the interventions, ensured the validity of the experimental designs, maintained quality control, met recruitment goals, managed costs, gathered meaningful outcome data, and published results in high impact journals.


Barry Rovner

Barry Rovner, MD

Contact Dr. Rovner

900 Walnut Street
Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-1243