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Philip G. Janicak, MD, is a professor of psychiatry at Rush University, the medical director of the Rush Psychiatric Clinical Research Center and a Distinguished Life Fellow in the American Psychiatric Association. He completed his medical training and psychiatric residency at Loyola University of Chicago in 1976.

Janicak has authored or co-authored over 450 publications in the psychiatric literature and has been listed in the Best Doctors of America since 1996 and Who's Who in America since 2002. Janicak was named Psychiatrist of the Year by NAMI Illinois for 2003. In 2009, he received the John M. Davis Researcher of the Year Award from NAMI of Greater Chicago.

Sheila M. Dowd, PhD, is an assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Rush University. She is also an associate training director of the psychiatry residency program and co-director of the Ault Outpatient Clinic at Rush. Dowd completed her doctorate from the University of Illinois at Chicago and has expertise in cognitive behavioral therapy. She is a licensed clinical psychologist and clinical researcher with expertise in TMS for the treatment of depression.

Jeffrey T. Rado, MD, MPH, is an assistant professor of psychiatry and internal medicine at Rush University. Rado completed his medical training at Michigan State University and his residency at Rush University Medical Center. He is board-certified in both psychiatry and internal medicine. Rado is a published author to medical journals and a principal investigator/co-investigator of ongoing research here at Rush.

Sarah Perpich, RN, BSN, BS, earned a Bachelor of Science in psychology from the University of Georgia. There she became a member of Psi-Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology. She also earned a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Resurrection University, graduating cum laude, and is currently pursuing a master's degree from Resurrection University in the family nurse practitioner program. Her background includes working with the outpatient adult psychiatric population and also in emergency room nursing.

Amy J. Rust, RN, BSN, BA, earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology, and a Bachelor of Science in nursing. Amy is the Psychiatric Clinical Research Center's TMS nurse clinician II. Amy has been administering TMS to patients with depression since it was approved by the FDA for clinical treatment.

Amy is the current treasurer of the IL Chapter of the American Psychiatric Nursing Association and on the TMS Nurses Executive Committee with the International Society of ECT and Neurostimulation. Her background includes working with acute adult, child and adolescent psychiatric inpatient populations as well as the outpatient setting. She also educates nurses and other health care professionals and students about TMS and psychiatric nursing.


Contact Name Amy J. Rust, RN, BSN, BA, Nurse Clinician II
Contact Phone (888) 762-7272
Contact E-mail TMS@rush.edu

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2150 W. Harrison St.
Chicago, IL 60612

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