Psychiatry and Health Behavior


Department Highlights

  • MCG Psychiatry and Health Behavior faculty receiving their 'Professor Rabitt' in recognition of their academic promotion (July 01, 2019).  
    Rabbits 2019
    From left to right: Dr. Peter Rosenquist, vice chair; Dr. Chelsea Carson, promoted to associate professor; Dr. Michael Rollock, promoted to associate professor; Dr. Tasha Wyatt, promoted to associate professor; Dr. Vaughn McCall, chair (in absentia, Dr. Brian Miller, promoted to professor)
  • In July 2019, Dr. Ara has resigned from the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior.  She has served as an influential mentor to psychiatry residents and will be missed.  
    Ara going away
  • June 13, 2019, the Department celebrated the graduation of Residents and Interns.  We are proud of the accomplishments of these individuals and their hard work they put in for the community and their service to the patients of the University.  
  • In April 2019, at the 2019 Faculty Senate Award Ceremony, Dr. Brian Miller received the Clinical Science Teaching Award.  The Department of Psychiatry & Health Behavior and the Medical College of Georgia is extremely proud of Dr. Miller's hard work and contributions to the University, students, residents, and peers.Miller Award
  • Augusta University's Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior to host once-monthly free mental health clinic.

    Mental Health ClinicMental Health Clinic










  • AU Psychiatry's first Service Day: The day was spent at ECRH, Augusta's state psychiatric hospital, during which residents organized several activities (art therapy, crafts, card games, pool, and ping pong) to engage and support patients.Service Day 2018
  • Dr. Youssef (Left) and Dr. John Berg (left) professor at Lovisenberg Diakonal Hospital, Oslo, Norway during the joint meeting of the European Forum for ECT (EFFECT) and the Italian Association for Somatic Therapies in Psychiatry (Rome, Italy) where Dr. Youssef was invited to give an oral presentation on the development of Low Amplitude Seizure Therapy (LAP-ST)
    Youssef
  • 2018 Community Partner Award: Emily Bauman
    2018 Community Partner Award
  • Dr. Lara Stepleman named first advocate for LGBTQ patients....
  • LGBT Community has poorer health outcomes, assessment finds...
  • The Means Report: Forensic Psychologist, Dr. Michael Vitacco......

  • We are supported by the Health Resource and Service Administration.

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Psychiatry and Health Behavior
MCG at Augusta University
997 St. Sebastian Way
Augusta, GA 30912

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