Peter Rosenquist

Vice Chair

Peter Rosenquist

Vice Chair


Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior

Other Duties

Leon Henri Charbonnier Endowed Chair, Psychiatry and Health Behavior


Dr. Peter Rosenquist is a Professor and Executive Vice Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University since 2012. Dr. Rosenquist is also Director of Therapeutic Neurostimulation. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College, completed his medical degree at the University of Nebraska Medical School, and completed his Psychiatry residency at the Chicago Medical School. He is board certified in general psychiatry and is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.

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  • MD, Medicine University Of Nebraska - Omaha, 1987


  • Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1993

  • Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners National Board of Medical Examiners, 1988

  • Georgia Medical License State of Georgia, 2012

Awards & Honors

  • Leon Henri Charbonnier Endowed Chair 2020

  • Didactic Teacher of the Year Augusta University, Medical College of Georgia, 2014

  • Distinguished Fellow American Psychiatric Association, 2008

  • Nancy C.A. Roeske Certification of Excellence in Medical Education American Psychiatric Association, 1996

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PSRY 5044

    Neurostimulation Externship
  • RPSY 5000

  • PHAS 5200

    Essentials of Psychiatry

Teaching Interests

Adult Psychiatry, Clinical Neuroscience, Brain Stimulation


Selected Recent Publications

  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Therapy of Major Depressive Disorder Improves Heart Rate Variability., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Major Depressive Disorder in the Older Adult Associated With Globus Pharyngeus and Weight Loss - An Indication for Electroconvulsive Therapy., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Longitudinal Neurocognitive Effects of Combined Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) and Pharmacotherapy in Major Depressive Disorder in Older Adults: Phase 2 of the PRIDE Study., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The Effects of Focal Electrically Administered Seizure Therapy Compared With Ultrabrief Pulse Right Unilateral Electroconvulsive Therapy on Suicidal Ideation: A 2-Site Clinical Trial., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Pupillary light reflex markers of suicide risk in a trans-diagnostic sample., 2021

Research Interests

Mood disorders, suicide prevention, electroconvulsive therapy, transcranial magnetic stimulation, vagus nerve stimulation, autonomic reactivity in psychiatric disorders and treatments, heart rate variability