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Dr. Nagy Youssef is an Associate Professor at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, and Psychiatry Educator for medical students at the Office of Academic Affairs. His primary academic activities involve educational activities, curricula, and educational program research and development. His clinical research interests include mechanistic and therapeutic innovation for treatment-resistant psychiatric disorders and suicide prevention. He is especially interested in brain modulation therapeutics including brain stimulation as well as resilience boosting to prevent or treat severe psychiatric disorders and suicide. He has conducted research studies (as PI or co-investigator) especially in areas of treatment-resistant mood disorders and PTSD in civilians, veterans, and active duty personnel, and has presented his research in several scientific peer-reviewed publications, published abstracts, and in lectures nationally and internationally. Dr. Youssef also supervises students and residents in treating patients with a wide array of psychiatric conditions in the outpatient clinic. Dr. Youssef's clinical training included psychiatry residency and postgraduate fellowship at the University of South Alabama and Yale University. He also completed a postgraduate research fellowship at the Durham VA and Duke University. He was on the faculty at Duke University before moving to Augusta as the medical director for acute psychiatric services at the Charlie Norwood VA and a clinical faculty at the medical College of Georgia. He has specialized training in ECT, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), and Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) from Duke University. He has been awarded several awards including Whos Who Distinguished Professionals and the Americas Top Psychiatrists. He serves the scientific community as an editorial board member of 7 scientific journals. He also held several offices in scientific societies including being a member of the Board of Directors and Committee Chairman of the American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists for 10 years, and co-chaired several scientific conferences.

  • Clinical Interests

    Mechanistic and therapeutic innovation for treatment-resistant psychiatric disorders and suicide prevention
    Brain modulation therapeutics including brain stimulation as well as resilience boosting to prevent or treat severe psychiatric disorders and suicide

  • Research Interests

    Treatment-resistant mood disorders
    PTSD in civilians, veterans, and active duty personnel

  • Language(s)

    English

Positions

Associate Professor

Education and Training

Residency: University of South Alabama

Fellowship: Duke University

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