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Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies

Donald R. Royall JR, M.D.


Donald R. Royall JR, M.D.

Professor and Chief, Division of Aging and Geriatrics, Julia and Van Buren Parr Professor of Geriatric Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Phone: 210-567-1255


Clinical phenomenology of dementia concentrating on frontal executive control functions and related clinical phenomena. Concentrating on the cognitive correlates of functional status, forensic capacity, and need for services across diagnostic groups. Also on the ability of qualitative assessment to cost-effectively target dementia subgroups for evaluation.

Selected Publications

Donald R. Royall; Ricardo Salazar; Raymond F. Palmer Latent variables may be useful in pain's assessment Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. 2014;12(1).

Ricardo Salazar; Carlos E. Velez; Donald R. Royall Telephone screening for mild cognitive impairment in hispanics using the Alzheimers Questionnaire Experimental Aging Research. 2014;40(2):129-139.

Donald R. Royall; Raymond F. Palmer; Laura K. Chiodo; Marsha J. Polk Towards an aging-specific cognitive phenotype: The freedom house study Experimental Aging Research. 2014;40(3):245-265.


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