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

  • PHAS 5200

    Essentials of Psychiatry
  • RPSY 5000

  • PSRY 5044

    Neurostimulation Externship

Teaching Interests

Adult Psychiatry, Clinical Neuroscience, Brain Stimulation


Selected Recent Publications

  • Effects of continuation electroconvulsive therapy on quality of life in elderly depressed patients: A randomized clinical trial, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The relationship of person-specific eveningness chronotype, greater seasonality, and less rhythmicity to suicidal behavior: A literature review, 2018
  • An Open Label, Non-Randomized Update Suggests Focal Electrically Administered Seizure Therapy (FEAST) may Have a Reduced Time to Re-Orientation Compared to Right Unilateral Ultra-Brief Pulse Electroconvulsive Therapy (UBP-RUL ECT), 2017
    Conference Proceeding
  • Comments on "The Relationship between Symptom Relief and Psychosocial Functional Improvement during Acute Electroconvulsive Therapy for Patients with Major Depressive Disorder", 2017
  • Effects of a right unilateral ultrabrief pulse electroconvulsive therapy course on health related quality of life in elderly depressed patients, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

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