Ronald Cowan, MD

Practice: UT Psychiatry

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UT Psychiatry: 920 Madison Avenue, Floor 2, Memphis, Tennessee, 38103 Office: 901-238-1039 



  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Medical Degree: 

  • Weill Cornell Medical College, New York City, New York 


  • (Psychiatry) The Mclean/Harvard Medical School

Academic Title:

  • Harrison Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry, The UT Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee

Special Interests and Professional Memberships:

  • Neurobiology of Motivated Behavior 
  • Addiction 
  • MDMA/Ecstasy
  • LGBTQI Mental Health 
  • Depression 
  • Evolutionary Psychiatry

Professional Memberships:

  • American Psychiatric Association
  • Society for Neuroscience 
  • Society of Biological Psychiatry
  • College on Problems of Drug Dependence

Additional Information:

  • Research areas are: Neurobiology of Addiction, Pain Processing in Aging and Dementia, Obesity, and Serotonin