Dr. Vaughn McCall has served as Professor and Case Distinguished Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior at Augusta University since 2012. Dr. McCall comes to Augusta University from Wake Forest University School of Medicine after having served as Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine since 2003. He completed his medical degree and post-graduate psychiatric training at Duke University. He completed a Masters degree in Epidemiology from Wake Forest University. He is board certified in general psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, and sleep disorders medicine. His research interests include depression, electroconvulsive therapy, quality of life, insomnia, and suicide. His research has been continuously funded by the National Institute of Mental Health since 1995, and he is author of more than 400 publications, including more than 180 peer-reviewed journal articles. He is Editor of the Journal of ECT, Past President of the Association for Convulsive Therapy, and a prior Director of the Board of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. His awards have included The Thomas Ball Award, presented by the Chesapeake Bay Sleep Society for service in Sleep Medicine, and the Eugene Hargrove Award given by the NC Psychiatric Association for achievement in psychiatric research, and the Honored Speaker Award given by the International Association of ECT and Neurostimulation.
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Quality of Life
The effect of far-infrared emitting sheets on sleepResearch Journal of Textile and Apparel
William Vaughn McCall, Alan Letton, Jordan Lundeen, Doug Case, Francisco J. Cidral-Filho
2018 The application of far-infrared energy to skin is expected to lead to vasodilatation of the skin surface, consequently warming the skin, and promoting sleep induction...
Portable Recording in the Assessment of Obstructive Sleep ApneaSleep
Richard Ferber Richard Millman Michael Coppola John Fleetham Catherine Friederich Murray Conrad Iber W Vaughn McCall German Nino-Murcia Mark Pressman Mark Sanders ... Show more