Vaughn McCall

Department Chair

Vaughn McCall

Department Chair

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior

The Graduate School
Department of Graduate Studies

College of Nursing
Department of Biobehavioral Nursing

Other Duties

Case Distinguished Univ Chair of Psy & Hlth Behav, Psychiatry and Health Behavior

Associate Dean

  • (167) 19-
  • (117) 93-
  • EG 3024

Education

  • MS, Epidemiology Wake Forest University, 1999

  • MD, Medicine. Duke University, 1984

Certifications

  • Certificate in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation The International Society for Neurostimulation (formerly the Association for Convulsive Therapy), 2009

  • South Carolina Board of Medical Examiners #MD36407 2013

  • Georgia Composite Medical Board # 67733 2012

  • North Carolina Board of Medical Examiners #29335 1985

Awards & Honors

  • Listed in “Best Doctors in America”® Sleep Medicine and Psychiatry 2014

  • Listed in “Best Doctors in America”® Sleep Medicine 2010

  • Eugene Hargrove Award NC Psychiatric Association for achievement in psychiatric research, 2009

  • Listed in ‘Best Doctors in America 2007-2008” ® for both Psychiatry, and for Sleep Medicine 2008

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PSRY 5000

    Basic Psychiatry
  • MEDI 5088

    Medical Scholars Program
  • MEDI 5236

    Mod 3: Central Nervous System
  • RPSY 5000

    Psychiatry
  • PHAS 5200

    Essentials of Psychiatry

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • A multi-site randomized clinical trial to reduce suicidal ideation in suicidal adult outpatients with major depressive disorder: development of a methodology to enhance safety, 2015
  • A preliminary report from the “REST-IT” study: actigraphic sleep and rest-activity indices predict suicidality in depressed individuals, 2015
  • A preliminary report from the “REST-IT” study: insomnia severity and hypersomnia severity each independently predict the intensity of suicidal ideation, 2015
  • A rest-activity biomarker to predict response to SSRIs in major depressive disorder, 2015
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences and Blood Pressure Trajectories from Childhood to Young Adulthood: The Georgia Stress and Heart Study, 2015

Professional Service

  • JOURNAL OF CLINICAL SLEEP MEDICINE 2012 - Present

    Role: Editor, Associate Editor
  • SLEEP 2012 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Journal of Addiction Medicine 2009 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
  • Association for Convulsive Therapy 2008 - Present

    Role: Other
  • JOURNAL OF CLINICAL SLEEP MEDICINE 2005 - Present

    Role: Other