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Martijn Arns, Ph.D.

Dr. Arns graduated in 1998 as a biological psychologist at Radboud University in Nijmegen and received his PhD in 2011 at Utrecht University on the topic of 'EEG-based personalized medicine for ADHD and depression' and is specialized in neurobiological aspects of ADHD and depression. In 2001 he founded Research Institute Brainclinics as an... Read More →

Anthony T. Barker, Ph.D.

Dr. Barker recently retired from the U.K. National Health Service after 38 years in the Sheffield Department of Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering.  An engineer by training, Dr. Barker’s Ph.D. was on the study of peripheral nerve conduction velocities. During this period he started to investigate nerve... Read More →

Annabel Beese

Annabel graduated from Northeastern University in 2016 with her bachelors in Behavioral Neuroscience. She has since worked as a TMS Technician at Sandhills Neurologists in North Carolina where she has further developed her passion for providing outstanding medical care to patients in her pursuit to become a Physicians Assistant. Annabel enjoys advocating TMS at... Read More →

Mitchell Belgin, M.B.A.

For 25 years, Mitchell Belgin, RDMS (Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer) was the principal owner of Sight of Sound Diagnostics echocardiographic and ultrasound diagnostic service, serving multiple cardiology practices in Manhattan. He attained an MBA in decision analysis. With Dr. Menolascino, he co-anchored a monthly public radio show, The Deciding Mind.... Read More →

Richard Bermudes, M.D.

Dr. Bermudes is Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry and Family Medicine, with 20 years’ experience caring for patients. He founded TMS Health Solutions in 2007, serves as the practice’s Medical Director, and is an expert on TMS practice organization and policy development. With his background as a professor and researcher, he leads the practice in its mission to educate the public and... Read More →

Monique Black

Having worked with over thirty-five TMS practices and consulted with over seventy-five TMS thought leaders in the U.S., Monique offers a unique range of clinical, marketing, and business development expertise in TMS.  She worked for the device manufacturer, Neuronetics, where she specialized in developing TMS practices in... Read More →

Daniel Blumberger, M.D.

Dr. Blumberger completed his medical school training at the University of Toronto where he also completed his residency training in psychiatry. He completed a Research Fellowship in Brain Stimulation and Geriatric Psychiatry at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. He is certified as a sub-specialist in Geriatric Psychiatry. He is the Medical Head and Co-... Read More →

Caroll Brammer

Caroll is the Clinical TMS Director for Carolina Partners in Mental Healthcare, PLLC in Raleigh, North Carolina. Caroll obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Arkansas and her MBA from Indiana University.  She began her medical career working for a Level 1 Trauma Unit as the Trauma Coordinator, then migrated into Neurology. Caroll has a passion for changing the lives of those... Read More →

Linda L Carpenter, M.D.

Dr. Carpenter is a Professor of Psychiatry in the Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Chief of the Mood Disorders Program at Butler Hospital. Dr. Carpenter completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan, her MD from the University of Pennsylvania, and internship in internal medicine, a residency program in psychiatry, and a clinical neuroscience research fellowship... Read More →

Ian A Cook, M.D.

Dr. Cook is a Director of the Los Angeles TMS Institute, Inc., and Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences in UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine, where he previously held the Miller Family Endowed Chair in Depression Research, was Director of the UCLA Depression Research & Clinic Program, and was the Founding Director of the UCLA TMS... Read More →

Kimberly Cress, M.D.

Dr. Cress graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio Medical School. Dr. Cress’ vast experience includes treating patients with treatment refractory depression, anxiety disorders and bipolar disorders at the Mood Disorder Center at Baylor College of Medicine. She was also involved with a variety of clinical trials and a co-author... Read More →

Paul E. Croarkin, D.O.

Dr. Croarkin is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and the Division Chair for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Croarkin’s research program focuses on adapting and innovating brain stimulation interventions in children and adolescents.  This includes biomarker work to optimize diagnostic practices and the delivery of brain based interventions... Read More →

Kathy Anne Daddario, RN

Kathy is the TMS Program Coordinator and Nurse Technician at Sheppard Pratt Health System, consistently ranked one of the nation’s top 10 psychiatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.  For the last 10 years, Kathy has been working as part of the Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Team at Sheppard under the leadership of Dr. Scott Aaronson, Director of... Read More →

Jonathan Downar, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Downar serves as the Director of the MRI-Guided rTMS Clinic at University Health Network, and also holds the position of Scientist at the Toronto Western Research Institute.  He completed a BSc in biology at McGill University, followed by a Ph.D. in neuroimaging at the University of Toronto with Dr. Karen Davis, before obtaining his medical degree from the University of Calgary in 2005. ... Read More →

Paul Fitzgerald, Ph.D.

Dr. Fitzgerald has been involved in the development, evaluation and clinical implementation of new treatments for mental health disorders for 2 decades. He pioneered the use of TMS in Australia and is internationally renown as a leader in the field of brain stimulation and device-based treatments in psychiatry. He has published over 300 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and... Read More →

Michael Fox, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Fox is an Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and the Director of the Laboratory for Brain Network Imaging and Modulation. He is Co-Director of the BIDMC Deep Brain Stimulation Program, Associate Director of the Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation, Assistant Neuroscientist at Massachusetts General Hospital, and a... Read More →

Mark George, M.D.

Dr. George is a world expert in brain stimulation, and depression, and is the editor-in-chief of a new journal he launched with Elsevier in 2008 called, Brain Stimulation: Basic, Translation and Clinical Research in Neuromodulation. He has been continuously funded by NIH and other funding agencies since his fellowships. He has received both... Read More →

Kenneth E. Goolsby, M.D.

Dr. Goolsby received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia. He completed his residency in psychiatry at the William S. Hall Psychiatric Institute and Emory University, and his fellowship in child psychiatry at the William S. Hall Psychiatric Institute.  

 Dr. Goolsby then established his private psychiatric practice in Gainesville, GA and for the first twenty-seven... Read More →

Geoffrey Garland Grammer, M.D.

Dr. Grammer serves as Greenbrook's Chief Medical Officer where he develops TMS Therapy treatment protocols and oversees the training of staff physicians and technicians.  Dr. Grammer created one of the very first TMS Therapy centers in the United States, and he is valued as a leading practitioner of TMS Therapy by his colleagues.

Colleen A. Hanlon, Ph.D.

Dr. Hanlon is an associate professor in the departments of Psychiatry and Neurosciences at the Medical University of South Carolina. There she leads a clinical neuroscience laboratory dedicated to mapping and modulating dopaminergic fronto-striatal systems that contribute to the cycle of initiation, use, and relapse among multiple substance dependent populations... Read More →

Letizia Leocani, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Leocani is an Associate professor of Neurology at Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Neurologist in the Neurorehabilitation Unit of the Neurological Department and supervisor of the Experimental neurophysiology Unit and of Magnetic IntraCerebral Stimulation (MagICS) center - Institute of Experimental Neurology, IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele.

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Andrew Leuchter, M.D.

Dr. Leuchter is a Professor of Psychiatry at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA.  He also is Director of the Neuromodulation Division and a Senior Research Scientist at the Semel Institute.  Dr. Leuchter is a graduate of Stanford University and the Baylor College of Medicine who joined the UCLA faculty in 1986.... Read More →

Shelly Menolascino, M.D.

As a psychiatrist in full-time private practice for the past 25 years, my practice evolved over the past 5 years to Washington Square Psychiatry & TMS. My expertise has always included treatment-resistant patients with recurrent mood disorders and often comorbid with anxiety problems, so often driven by developmental trauma. Over the past 5 years, we have used... Read More →

Mindy Millman-DiCrosta

Mindy's experience with TMS and other cutting-edge modalities of treatment come from both a personal and professional standpoint. When her daughter suffered from debilitating anxiety, OCD and later depression, she began a quest for medication-free treatments. Due to the fear of medication,  her daughter became the youngest patient covered for TMS... Read More →

John P O'Reardon, M.D.

Dr. O’Reardon received his medical degree from University College Cork, in Ireland. He initially trained in primary care and is board certified in family medicine in Ireland and the UK. He completed his residency training in psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania, and subsequently fellowships in psychopharmacology and in cognitive therapy. He was a Van Ameringen fellow at the Beck... Read More →

Jessica Oleksik

Jessica graduated from Michigan State University in 2016 with her Bachelors of Science in Psychology. She has worked at Greenbrook TMS NeuroHealth Centers as a TMS Technician and Patient Consultant since graduating, furthering her experience in patient care and mental health. Jessica has experience administering TMS with several devices including NeuroStar,... Read More →

Richard J. Pitch, M.D.

Dr. Pitch is a board-certified psychiatrist specializing in treatment-resistant depression. He graduated from Wesleyan University and SUNY-Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn and completed his residency training and was chief resident at Hillside Hospital/Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He was honored by NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) with the Exemplary Psychiatrist Award. In... Read More →

Daniel Press, M.D.

Dr. Press is the clinical director of the Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation and the medical director for the Cognitive Neurology Unit at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). He is also an associate professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School (HMS).

Dr. Press earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree... Read More →

John Rothwell, Ph.D.

Dr. Rothwell is a professor of neurophysiology at the Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London. His main area of interest is transcranial magnetic stimulation and motor control. His group has pioneered the use of the paired-pulse technique (Kujirai et al. 1992), interhemispheric studies (Ferbert et al. 1992).  Dr. Rothwell was educated at the University of... Read More →

Elyssa Sisko

Elyssa is the clinical research coordinator for Advanced Mental Health Care in Palm Beach County, FL. She began working with Dr. Tendler as a research assistant and TMS technician after graduating with bachelors in biology from Rollins College. Ms. Sisko has extensive experience administering both rTMS (Magstim & Neurostar) and dTMS (H1, H4, H7, and H9 coils) as well as training others.... Read More →

Aron Tendler, M.D.

Dr. Tendler graduated in 2002 from State University of New York Downstate Medical School in Brooklyn with a distinction in research. From 2002-2004, he trained at Tulane University in Internal Medicine and Psychiatry followed by two years at the University of Chicago in General Psychiatry, where he was the chief resident of the consultation-liaison service and course director for psychosomatic... Read More →

Lauren Valencia

Lauren has been with NCHH and the Neuroscience and TMS Treatment Center since 2013 as a Therapist and TMS Coordinator. She has presented and spoken at the Clinical TMS Society Annual Meetings in 2016, 2017, and 2018. In therapy and during TMS sessions Lauren utilizes aspects of CBT, DBT, and Motivational Interviewing to work with patients strengths and develop... Read More →

Abraham Zangen, Ph.D.

Professor Zangen is the Head of the Brain Stimulation and Behavior Lab and the Chair of the PsychoBiology Brain Program at Ben-Gurion University in Israel. His research is directed at identifying and understanding altered neuroplasticity in psychiatric disorders – primarily depression, addiction, and ADHD.

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