Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Major Depression and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder By Dr. Geoffrey Grammer, MD
Greenbrook TMS Centers provides Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) therapy, an FDA-cleared, non-invasive therapy for the treatment of Major Depressive Disorder and other mental health disorders in the United States. TMS therapy provides local electromagnetic stimulation to specific brain regions known to be directly associated with mood regulation. Greenbrook has provided more than 420,000 TMS treatments to over 11,000 patients struggling with depression. Attendees will learn 1) What is TMS Therapy 2) How does TMS Therapy Work and 3) How to make appropriate referrals for collaborative care
A decorated Colonel with the United States Army, Dr. Geoffrey 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. Dr. Grammer completed two deployments to Iraq- the first, serving as Medical Director for the 785th Combat Stress Control Company, and the second as a psychiatrist at the Combat Support Hospital at Contingency Operating Base (COB) Speicher. He also deployed to Afghanistan as a psychiatrist at the Combat Support Hospital in Bagram. Following his deployments, Dr. Grammer served for 8 years as Chief of Inpatient Psychiatric Services at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center where he developed the Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Program. In 2013, he assumed a position at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence as the Department Chief of Research. He is published in numerous peer reviewed journals, authored several book chapters and has participated in multiple media interviews including “60 Minutes.”
Registration Fees: MCA student/retired Free
MCA professional $5
MCA non-member $10
Attendees may earn 1 NBCC Credit Hour; Zoom registration link will be shared with attendees before event. Registration will be closed 48 hours before event.
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