Research Faculty > Aileen B. Rothbard, ScDResearch Professor
3701 Locust Walk, Caster Building, Room A15
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6214
215.898.5588 (phone); 215.573.2099 (fax)
Dr. Rothbard’s area of expertise is mental health services and mental health policy.
- Dr. Rothbard’s current research examines the impact of public policy decisions on service and pharmacy utilization, cost and outcomes of care for people with serious mental illness.
- Dr. Rothbard has recently been investigating patterns of psychotropic drug use, their effectiveness and cost, as newer antipsychotic and antidepressant medications have become increasingly important as a major treatment modality for this population.
- She has managed numerous projects in mental health systems research funded by NIMH and foundation grants.