May 18, 2021 New Member Welcome Meeting
You’re invited to join the Clinical TMS Society for the May 18, 2021 New Member Welcome Meeting.
Introductory Orientation Meeting for New Members of the Clinical TMS Society
The Membership Committee of the CTMSS has initiated a new program of bimonthly virtual orientation meetings to assist new members in how to most effectively engage with our Society and to obtain the most benefit from their CTMSS membership. The meeting will be led by our Vice President/President-Elect Randy Pardell, MD, DLFAPA, and Membership Committee Co-chair Rebecca Cohen, MD.
- Learn the history of CTMSS and its mission statement, bylaws, committee structure and administration.
- Learn the different levels of membership and how to maximize your membership experience.
- Learn educational opportunities within CTMSS programs.
- Understand our website and how to navigate its rich content.
- Learn how to keep up to date with the ever changing landscape of TMS therapy and the burgeoning activities of our society through our website and society activities.
Date: May 18, 2021
This meeting is for current members only.
Rebecca Cohen, MD, Membership Committee Co-chair
Dr. Cohen has been an active member of the Clinical TMS Society and now serves as the Co-Chair of the Membership Committee and begins her tenure on the National Board in June 2021.
Dr. Cohen earned her Bachelor of Science in Biopsychology at Tufts University in Medford, Mass., and her Master of Medical Science at Boston University’s Graduate School of Arts & Sciences based on research completed at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Cohen completed her medical degree at Boston University School of Medicine where she was recipient of the psychiatry department’s Malamud Award for Excellence. She completed her Psychiatry Residency training at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, D.C., where she served as Chief Psychiatry Resident at Georgetown Hospital during her final year.
From 2001 to 2012, Dr Cohen joined the staff at Newton Wellesley Psychiatry in Massachusetts, specializing in adult psychiatry and psychopharmacology. She pioneered one of the first private practice TMS Programs in MA in 2010 and was the site contributor to the TMS National Outcome Study. After relocating to Sarasota, Florida in 2012, she became TMS director in a private practice and then in 2018 joined Greenbrook TMS Neurohealth Centers where she serves as Central Florida Regional Medical Director, providing direct clinical care and patient advocacy in her role.
In addition to her TMS work, Dr. Cohen owns and manages her private practice providing concierge level of care throughout Central Florida. She has excelled in her role as Clinical Assistant Professor for psychiatry clerkship instructing students at Florida State University School of Medicine. Dr Cohen has been recognized for excellence in teaching and clinical practice throughout her career. Most recently, Dr. Cohen has been honored as a Doctor of Distinction by Sarasota Scene Magazine in 2018 and 2020, recognized as a Top Doctor by Sarasota Magazine and was inducted into Marquis Who’s Who in June 2020.
Randy Pardell, MD, DLFAPA, CTMSS President-Elect
Dr. Pardell is currently the Vice President/President-elect of the Clinical TMS Society. He has served on the Board of Directors of CTMSS for the past 4 years and has been elected to the Executive Committee as Member at Large for two terms and now as Vice President. He has been past Chairman of the Outreach Committee and has served on the Membership and Education Committees. He has been a returning lecturer for the CTMSS Pulses Course. He has been practicing TMS therapy since 2009. He co-wrote the first lay book on TMS called 3000 Pulses. Dr. Pardell is an honors graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and New York University School of Medicine. He completed his residency and chief residency at the St. Luke’s Roosevelt Medical Center and Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Columbia University where he performed smoking cessation research with Alexander Glassman MD. After graduation from his psychiatric training, Dr. Pardell moved up with his wife to the beautiful Hudson Valley, New York to start a practice and raise a family. Dr. Pardell is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and has been a past President of the Mid-Hudson Psychiatric Society and had been its Program Director for over a decade. Dr. Pardell founded Riverview Psychiatric Medicine, PC and TMS Center of the Hudson Valley and leads an active group psychiatric and TMS practice.