Francis Mondimore, MD is Associate Professor in Psychiatry at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Associate Clinical Director of the Department of Psychiatry at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. He received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins and also completed his residency in psychiatry at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Mondimore is the author of five books for general audiences on mental health issues, which have been translated into seven languages. They include Bipolar Disorder, A Guide for Patients and Families, and, with co-author Patrick Kelly, M.D., Borderline Personality Disorder, New Reasons for Hope, coming this fall from the Johns Hopkins University Press. He has also authored numerous book chapters and scientific articles and is on the faculty editorial board of the Johns Hopkins University Press. In addition to his consumer education work, Dr. Mondimore is interested in developing best practices guidelines for the treatment of mood disorders. Dr. Mondimore: firstname.lastname@example.org
Elizabeth Augustin is the TMS technician for the Brain Stimulation Program. She is responsible for the administration and documentation of treatment, while monitoring safety throughout the procedure. She is currently a Licensed Practical Nurse pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Nursing. Prior to joining the TMS team, she worked in long-term care facilities as a charge nurse and has experience working with a wide variety of patients in skilled units. Her medical background helps patients feel safe while receiving TMS treatments in addition to helping patients understand what TMS is and how it can benefit them. Elizabeth Augustin: email@example.com
Melinda Walker, RN, is the ECT nurse coordinator. A registered nurse with over 15 years experience in psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Hospital, she and the rest of the nursing team are certified and experienced in the nursing specialty of post-anesthesia care as well as psychiatric nursing. The dedicated ECT post-anesthesia nursing team, along with an anesthesia provider, deliver constant care to patients recovering from the anesthesia and electroconvulsive treatment. In addition, Ms. Walker offers education to patients and their families throughout their course of treatment. Melinda Walker: firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael Tibbs is the coordinator for the Brain Stimulation Program. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, and later pursued graduate work in the arts. He now serves as the study coordinator for the program’s clinical research trials and is the main contact person for outpatient ECT and rTMS. He is responsible for the scheduling of patients, conducting screening and follow-up interviews throughout treatment and study enrollment, recruitment, and data collection, among other tasks. To schedule an appointment or learn more about the program’s clinical trials, contact us at 410-614-1732 or e-mail email@example.com.