Teresa J. Poprawski MD, QEEGD

Chief Medical Officer, Chief of Neuropsychiatry

Dr. Teresa Poprawski serves as chief medical officer and chief of neuropsychiatry at Hartgrove Behavioral Health System. As a board-certified neuropsychiatrist and one of 60 quantitative electroencephalography (QEEG) diplomates in the world, she’s been instrumental in the field of neuropsychiatry by initiating best-practices and improving the quality her patients’ quality of life. She is also an associate professor at the University of Illinois.

As chief resident at Loyola University where she completed her training, Dr. Poprawski received multiple achievement awards. As a member of the American Neuropsychiatric Association and the Clinical Neuroscience Society, she has presented her research on the use of QEEG in psychiatry.

Her research has been published in several scientific journals including the article “Intensity-dependent Auditory Evoked Potential Defines Subgroups of Patients with PTSD: A Multimodality Imaging Study” (2009). Dr. Poprawski also co-authored a chapter entitled “Quantitative EEG Studies of Attention Disorders and Mood Disorders in Children” from the book Sleep and Psychiatric Disorders in Children and Adolescents (2008).

Her commitment to providing the best patient care is unparalleled and could even be described as contagious in her daily interactions with patients and her peers. Dr. Poprawski conducts regular trainings on neuropsychiatry to providers in the community, typically at no cost to the attendees. Through multi-disciplinary team meetings and collaboration with all providers Dr. Poprawski has a proven track record of outstanding outcomes in the field of neuropsychiatry.