In this episode of Psych Matters, Dr Salam Hussain and Professor Paul Fitzgerald discuss Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation.
Dr Salam Hussain
Salam Hussain is a Consultant Psychiatrist at the Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (SCGH), in the area of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, Emergency Psychiatry, and a Lead Clinician for the Neuromodulation unit at the SCGH Day Procedure Unit. Adjunct Senior Clinical Lecturer at the School of Psychiatry & Clinical Neurosciences University of Western Australia. Salam is a qualified psychiatrist trained in Western Australia and Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, and International Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. Salam is the Chair of Section of Electroconvulsive Therapy and Neurostimulation.
Professor Paul Fitzgerald
Paul Fitzgerald is Professor of Psychiatry at Monash University and Director of the Epworth Centre for Innovation in Mental Health based at Epworth Camberwell. He is a qualified psychiatrist, has a Masters of Psychological Medicine and research PhD.
His main clinical and academic interest is in the development, evaluation and clinical translation of new therapies for mental health conditions. He has conducted over twenty clinical trials in depression, schizophrenia, obsessive compulsive disorder, PTSD, autism and Alzheimer’s disease along with over 50 experimental studies. He has established multiple clinical TMS services, is a founder and board member of TMS Clinics Australia, and established Australia’s first TMS clinical training program. He has had continual NHMRC grant support for almost 20 years and over $10 million in research support in the last 5 years.
Professor Paul B Fitzgerald - Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
RANZCP Section of Electroconvulsive Therapy and Neurostimulation
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