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Robert A. Sammons, MD, PhD

Board Member

Dr. Bob Sammons received a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Auburn University, a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and a medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  He does not confuse his football team with his basketball team.  He did a residency in psychiatry at the University of Virginia as well as a forensic psychiatry fellowship. While a Captain in the Air Force he helped set up and run the treatment phase of the Air Force Drug Treatment program in1971.  He has practiced adult psychiatry in Grand Junction for over 35 years.  He received training in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in 2006 from Dr. Alvaro Pascual-Leone, from Dr. Mark George in 2017 and returned to Harvard for Dr. Pascual-Leone’s intensive course in TMS in 2018.  He is Medical Director for TMS Solutions with ten TMS offices in various locations in the West.  He is on the national Clinical TMS Society Board of Directors, and recently served as member-at-large on the Executive Committee. He has been a member of the Outreach, Education, Legal, Business and Ethics, and Annual Meeting committees and served as Chairman of the 2023 Annual Meeting. He is on the Board of Directors for the Foundation for the Advancement of Clinical TMS. He was on the faculty of the Pulses Course. He is a Fellow in the Clinical TMS Society and received the Legacy Award at the 2023 annual meeting. He has been known to cook a little BBQ.