Adriana P. Hermida, MD, United States
Adriana P. Hermida MD is the Director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Program and former director of the Electroconvulsive Therapy Service at Wesley Woods Geriatric Hospital. She is an Associate Professor at Emory University Medical School, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. She completed her residency training at the University of Chicago and her Geriatric Psychiatric fellowship at North-Western University. Dr. Hermida has an active role in the Electroconvulsive Therapy Service at Emory Wesley Woods Hospital.
In her role as Director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship, she mentors and teaches about ECT to geriatric fellows, psychiatry residents and medical students. She is a member of the International Society of ECT and Neurostimulation Executive Committee and the ECT Taskforce for the National Network of Depression Centers (NNDC). Dr. Hermida has been involved in research in ECT and dementia with agitation, Parkinson’s Disease, transcranial magnetic stimulation, amyloid imaging for Alzheimer’s disease and Huntington disease.