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W. Vaughn McCall, MD, Case Distinguished Professor and Chairman, Georgia Regents University

W. Vaughn McCall, M.D., M.S.
Case Distinguished Professor and Chairman
Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior
Georgia Regents University

Augusta, GA

Dr. McCall is presently Case Distinguished Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior at the Georgia Health Sciences University.  

After completing his medical degree and post-graduate psychiatric training at Duke University in North Carolina, Dr. McCall earned a Masters degree in Epidemiology from Wake Forest University, and is board certified in general psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, and sleep disorders medicine.

Dr. McCall’s research interests include depression, electroconvulsive therapy, quality of life, and insomnia. His research has been continuously funded by the National Institute of Mental Health since 1995, and he is author of more than 300 publications, including more than 140 peer-reviewed journal articles. He is Editor of the Journal of ECT, Past President of the Association for Convulsive Therapy, and a prior director of the Board of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. He previously was the Chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at Wake Forest University School of Medicine from 2001-2012.

Dr. McCall has received many awards, including The Thomas Ball Award, presented by the Chesapeake Bay Sleep Society for service in Sleep Medicine, the Eugene Hargrove Award given by the NC Psychiatric Association for achievement in psychiatric research, and the Honored Speaker Award given by the International Association of ECT and Neurostimulation.


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