Steven P. Cuffe, M.D., FACPsych

Steven P. Cuffe M.D., FACPsych

Professor & Chair, Department of Psychiatry; Program Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship; Clerkship Director

Department: Department of Psychiatry
Business Phone: (904) 244-3990
Business Email: Steven.Cuffe@jax.ufl.edu

About Steven P. Cuffe

Steven Cuffe, M.D., is the chair of the department of psychiatry at University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville, and program director of the General Psychiatry Residency Program. He built a strong clinical department during his years as chair, as well as the first ACGME-accredited Psychiatry Residency Program in Jacksonville. He received his medical degree from Wake Forest University and completed general and child psychiatry training at the University of California, San Francisco.

Dr. Cuffe’s research focuses on the prevalence, risk and protective factors, and treatment of mental disorders in children. He served as principal and co-principal investigator on projects exceeding $2 million in funding from the National Institute of Mental Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He has published more than 50 journal articles and book chapters.

Dr. Cuffe has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the Journal of Attention Disorders. He has been on the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Steering Committee as a member for six years and as vice chair for two years. Dr. Cuffe also served six years as a member of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Residency Review Committee for Psychiatry.

He has received numerous awards for clinical excellence, research and teaching, including the Award for Clinical Excellence from the William S. Hall Psychiatric Institute and the Exemplary Teacher Award from the University of Florida for the past 6 years. He also received the Elaine Schlosser Lewis Award for research from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in 2002 and the UFCOMJ Robert C. Nuss Researcher/Scholar of the Year Award in 2016.

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry
Interests
  • Clinical Special Interests: Prevention and health promotion; attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; post traumatic stress disorder; effective disorder
  • Research Special Interests: Epidemiology, risk and protective factors for child and adolescent psychopathology

Publications

2022
Increased Autonomic Reactivity and Mental Health Difficulties in COVID-19 Survivors: Implications for Medical Providers.
Frontiers in psychiatry.13():830926-[DOI] 10.3389/fpsyt.2022.830926.[PMID] 35693957.
2022
United States of America Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists' Career Satisfaction by Career Stage.
Academic psychiatry : the journal of the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training and the Association for Academic Psychiatry.46(4):441-450[DOI] 10.1007/s40596-021-01577-x.[PMID] 35034337.
2021
Community-Based Prevalence of Externalizing and Internalizing Disorders among School-Aged Children and Adolescents in Four Geographically Dispersed School Districts in the United States.
Child psychiatry and human development.52(3):500-514[DOI] 10.1007/s10578-020-01027-z.[PMID] 32734339.
2021
Morally Distressing Experiences, Moral Injury, and Burnout in Florida Healthcare Providers during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
International journal of environmental research and public health.18(23):-[DOI] 10.3390/ijerph182312319.[PMID] 34886045.
2020
ADHD and Psychiatric Comorbidity: Functional Outcomes in a School-Based Sample of Children.
Journal of attention disorders.24(9):1345-1354[DOI] 10.1177/1087054715613437.[PMID] 26610741.
2020
Editorial: Relative Immaturity or Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Diagnostic Dilemma?
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.59(8):931-932[DOI] 10.1016/j.jaac.2019.10.008.[PMID] 31655103.
2019
Adherence to Recommended Care Guidelines in the Treatment of Preschool-Age Medicaid-Enrolled Children With a Diagnosis of ADHD.
Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.).70(1):26-34[DOI] 10.1176/appi.ps.201800204.[PMID] 30373494.
2019
The Association Between Race/Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Factors and the Diagnosis and Treatment of Children with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP.40(2):81-91[DOI] 10.1097/DBP.0000000000000626.[PMID] 30407938.
2017
Collaborative Care: a Pilot Study of a Child Psychiatry Outpatient Consultation Model for Primary Care Providers.
The journal of behavioral health services & research.44(3):386-398[DOI] 10.1007/s11414-016-9513-z.[PMID] 27189698.
2017
Erratum to: Collaborative Care: a Pilot Study of a Child Psychiatry Outpatient Consultation Model for Primary Care Providers.
The journal of behavioral health services & research.44(3):515-[DOI] 10.1007/s11414-016-9518-7.[PMID] 27250352.
2016
Persistence of Parent-Reported ADHD Symptoms From Childhood Through Adolescence in a Community Sample.
Journal of attention disorders.20(1):11-20[DOI] 10.1177/1087054714539997.[PMID] 24994874.
2016
Toward Effective Utilization of the Pediatric Emergency Department: The Case of ADHD.
Social work in public health.31(1):9-18[DOI] 10.1080/19371918.2015.1087909.[PMID] 26667350.
2015
Primary care provider training in screening, assessment, and treatment of adolescent depression.
Academic pediatrics.15(3):326-32[DOI] 10.1016/j.acap.2014.12.004.[PMID] 25824896.
2015
The impact of case definition on attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder prevalence estimates in community-based samples of school-aged children.
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.54(1):53-61[DOI] 10.1016/j.jaac.2014.10.014.[PMID] 25524790.
2015
Treatment of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder among Children with Special Health Care Needs.
The Journal of pediatrics.166(6):1423-30.e1[DOI] 10.1016/j.jpeds.2015.02.018.[PMID] 25841538.
2014
The prevalence of ADHD: its diagnosis and treatment in four school districts across two states.
Journal of attention disorders.18(7):563-75[DOI] 10.1177/1087054712453169.[PMID] 22956714.
2012
Association of Two Brm Promoter Variants With Survival Outcomes of Stage IV Non Small Cell Lung Cancer (Nsclc) Patients
Annals of Oncology.23():78-79[DOI] .[PMID] .
2012
Physical activity and self-concept: the SEARCH for diabetes in youth case control study.
Pediatric exercise science.24(4):577-88[DOI] .[PMID] 23196765.
2009
ADHD and health services utilization in the national health interview survey.
Journal of attention disorders.12(4):330-40[DOI] 10.1177/1087054708323248.[PMID] 19095891.
2008
Stress-related mental disorders in childhood cancer survivors.
Pediatric blood & cancer.50(1):98-103[DOI] .[PMID] 17610265.
2007
The prevalence of violent disagreements in US families: effects of residence, race/ethnicity, and parental stress.
Pediatrics.119 Suppl 1():S68-76[DOI] .[PMID] 17272588.
2006
Conditions associated with identification of mentally ill youths in juvenile detention.
Community mental health journal.42(1):25-40[DOI] .[PMID] 16429251.
2006
US suicide rates by age group, 1970-2002: an examination of recent trends.
American journal of public health.96(10):1744-51[DOI] .[PMID] 17008567.
2005
Association of serum cholesterol and history of school suspension among school-age children and adolescents in the United States.
American journal of epidemiology.161(7):691-9[DOI] .[PMID] 15781958.
2005
Family and psychosocial risk factors in a longitudinal epidemiological study of adolescents.
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.44(2):121-9[DOI] .[PMID] 15689725.
2005
Prevalence and correlates of ADHD symptoms in the national health interview survey.
Journal of attention disorders.9(2):392-401[DOI] .[PMID] 16371662.
2004
Assessment of competency in child and adolescent psychiatry training.
Academic psychiatry : the journal of the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training and the Association for Academic Psychiatry.28(1):18-26[DOI] .[PMID] 15140804.
2001
A longitudinal study of adolescent mental health service use.
The journal of behavioral health services & research.28(1):1-11[DOI] .[PMID] 11329994.
2001
Dual diagnosis and successful participation of adolescents in substance abuse treatment.
Journal of substance abuse treatment.21(3):161-5[DOI] .[PMID] 11728790.
2001
Prevalence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in a community sample of older adolescents.
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.40(9):1037-44[DOI] .[PMID] 11556627.
2001
Sample Core Competencies in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Training: A Starting Point.
Academic psychiatry : the journal of the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training and the Association for Academic Psychiatry.25(4):201-213[DOI] .[PMID] 11744536.
1998
Incidence and predictors of suicidal behaviors in a longitudinal sample of young adolescents.
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.37(6):612-9[DOI] .[PMID] 9628081.
1998
Prevalence of PTSD in a community sample of older adolescents.
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.37(2):147-54[DOI] .[PMID] 9473910.
1998
Xenotransmission of the socioeconomic gradient in health? A population based study.
BMJ (Clinical research ed.).317(7174):1686-[DOI] .[PMID] 9857126.
1997
Incidence of major depressive disorder and dysthymia in young adolescents.
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.36(4):458-65[DOI] .[PMID] 9100419.
1996
Incidence of obsessive-compulsive disorder in a community sample of young adolescents.
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.35(7):898-906[DOI] .[PMID] 8768349.
1996
The influence of race and gender on depressive and substance abuse symptoms in high-risk adolescents.
Cultural diversity and mental health.2(2):115-23[DOI] .[PMID] 9225567.
1995
Frequency of phobic disorder in a community sample of young adolescents.
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.34(9):1202-11[DOI] .[PMID] 7559315.
1995
Influence of race on diagnosis in adolescent psychiatric inpatients.
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.34(1):67-72[DOI] .[PMID] 7860460.
1995
Race and gender differences in the treatment of psychiatric disorders in young adolescents.
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.34(11):1536-43[DOI] .[PMID] 8543522.
1994
Frequency of obsessive-compulsive disorder in a community sample of young adolescents.
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.33(6):782-91[DOI] .[PMID] 8083134.

Office Information

Academic Office
6th Floor, Tower II, Suite 6005
580 West 8th Street, T11
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 244-3990
Steven.Cuffe@jax.ufl.edu
Administrative Manager
Rosetta Payne
(904) 244-3990
rosetta.payne@jax.ufl.edu
GME Office
6th Floor, Tower II, Suite 6005
580 West 8th Street
Jacksonville, FL 32209
Phone: (904) 244-3990
Fax: (904) 244-3455
Steven.Cuffe@jax.ufl.edu
GME Program Administrator
Shelly Ravn
(904) 244-9905
shelly.ravn@jax.ufl.edu
Medical Student Office
6th Floor, Tower II, Suite 6005
580 West 8th Street
Jacksonville, FL 32209
Phone: (904) 244-3990
Fax: (904) 244-3455
Steven.Cuffe@jax.ufl.edu
Clerkship Coordinator
Rosetta Payne
(904) 244-3990
rosetta.payne@jax.ufl.edu

Education

Medical Degree
1982 · Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, USA
Psychiatry Residency
1985 · University of California School of Medicine San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship
1987 · University of California School of Medicine San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA

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