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Dr. Michael S. Jaffee

Michael S. Jaffee, M.D.
Lt Col, USAF, MC, FS
National Director
Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center

MICHAEL SCOTT JAFFEE


Work Address:                                                                                                                        Home Address:
Defense & Veterans Brain Injury Center                        8700 Brierly Ct
Building 1, Room B209                                Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
6900 Georgia Avenue NW
Washington DC 20307-5001
202-782-6345


CURRENT POSITIONS        National Director, Defense & Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC)
Medical Research and Materiel Command
Washington DC
DVBIC’s mission is to serve active duty military, their dependents and veterans with traumatic brain injury (TBI) through state-of-the-art medical care, innovative clinical research initiatives, and educational programs. Coordinate activities of 10 sites across DoD and VA with an annual budget of 20M.

Military Consultant to the AF Surgeon General for Neurology
Provide specialty consultation, conduct investigations, represent the AF at professional and national scientific meetings.



CERTIFICATION             American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Board Certification :
Diplomate of  Neurology – January 2000
Diplomate of  Psychiatry– June 2000   
 National Board of Medical Examiners   Certified Diplomate - March 1993
 Pennsylvania State Medical License -- # MD 064638-L – January 1998



EDUCATION
Combined Residency in    Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center
Psychiatry and Neurology    Lackland AFB -- San Antonio, Texas
June 1992 - June 1998

M.D.    University of Virginia School of Medicine
Charlottesville, VA
Aug 1988 - May 1992

B.A. / B.S. Econ.        University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Graduation: May 1988   cum laude
B.A.   Biological Basis of Behavior   College of Arts and Sciences
B.S. Econ.   Health Care Systems and Policy   Wharton School of Finance and Commerce



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PRIOR POSITIONS        Neurology Program Director  / OIC, Neuropsychiatry   
(July 2004-August 2007)          Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center
Lackland AFB TX
Responsible for the Neurology GME program of an ACGME 5-year accredited residency in Neurology with six residents.

(July 2002 – August 2007)        Principal Investigator, DoD/VA Brain Injury Center
Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center
Lackland AFB TX
Responsible for an annual budget of 450K and seven civilian employees in a program that provides clinical care for all AD patients with head injuries from the center of the country. Engaged in the management of seven IRB approved research protocols.

Aerospace Neurology Consultant
Aerospace Consultation Service / USAF School of Aerospace Medicine
Instructor Aerospace Medicine Primary Course
Instructor for Residency in Aerospace Medicine
Brooks City-Base TX
Primary consultant in determination of waivers for aviators with neurological conditions.
Teach aerospace neurology issues to flight surgeons and to residents in aerospace medicine

Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology
University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio TX
Responsible for teaching and supervision of neurology residents and medical students.

Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, TX
Responsible for teaching and supervision of psychiatry residents.
Director for neuropsychiatry seminar and for the neurology review for psychiatrists seminar.

Assistant Professor of Neurology / WHMC Neurology Clerkship Coordinator
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS)
Bethesda MD
Responsible for supervision of medical students on neurology rotations.


July 2002 – June 2004            Neurology Associate Program Director / OIC Neuropsychiatry   
July 2001 – July 2002                                    OIC Neuropsychiatry
Wilford Hall Medical Center
Lackland AFB – San Antonio, TX

July 2000 – July 2001             Medical Services Medical Director / Neurology Chief
Ehrling-Bergquist Medical Center        Air Combat Command Neurology Consultant       
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Offutt AFB - Omaha, NE                     Mental Health Medical Director / Psychiatry Chief            
USAF-level Consultant for Mental Health Security Clearance Issues

July 1998 - July 2000            Neurobehavioral Flight Commander
Ehrling-Bergquist Medical Center        Chief of Neurology Service 
Offutt AFB – Omaha, NE            Mental Health Medical Director / Psychiatry Chief

July 1998 - July 2001                      Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry
University of Nebraska Medical Center    Clinical Associate Professor of Family Practice
Omaha, NE            Clinical Instructor of Neurology

HONORS AND AWARDS             
 U.S. Surgeon General’s Certificate of Appreciation – Nov 2003
Outstanding Presentation at national annual meeting of the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States

 DoD/VA Clinical Guidelines Development Panel for Use of Narcotics in Chronic Pain
(1 of 4 physicians selected from Department of Defense)

 Department of Defense Liaison to Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program
(1 of 8 physicians selected from Department of Defense)

University of Nebraska Medical Center Family Practice Teaching Award, June 2001

 Offutt AFB Nominee for 2000 U.S. Air Force Vandenberg Education Award


Residency     Chief Resident, Department of Psychiatry,  1997-98.

 Chief Resident, Department of Neurology,  1997-98.

 Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine William Webb Research  Fellowship, 1997-98.

 American Academy of Neurology Resident Teaching Award, 1998

 Wilford Hall Medical Center Neurology Annual Prize for Resident Research, 1997-98

 Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians, Resident Paper Competition Winner, Nov. 1994           “Excitatory Amino Acids and Excitotoxicity in Psychiatric Disorders”

 Central Neuropsychiatric Association Resident Paper Competition, Runner-Up, 1994 “Excitatory Amino Acids and Excitotoxicity in Neuropsychiatric Disorders”

Medical School           Winthrop Pharmaceuticals Radiology Award: presented in recognition of excellence in radiologic diagnosis

 U.S. Air Force Health Professions Scholarship 1988 – 1992

College     Spoon Award 1988: Oldest and most prestigious award presented to the all around outstanding male graduating student at the University of Pennsylvania.

 Martin Luther King Jr. Award: presented for outstanding contributions toward race relations at the University of Pennsylvania.
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 Sphinx Senior Honor Society 1987   1988: Awarded in recognition of outstanding leadership and service to the University of Pennsylvania.

 Sol Feinstone Award 1985   1986: Presented annually to three undergraduates for outstanding contributions to social or educational change.

OFFICES         Editor in Chief of the Medical Examiner   the newspaper of the University of
Medical School                                      Virginia School of Medicine.

 Vice Chair  UVA Graduate and Professional Students

 Chair  UVA Student Council Day Care Committee
Author:  “Child Care: A Need to Grow”   Student Council Study


College          President of University of Pennsylvania Undergraduate Government: 1987 - 88 term.

 Student Activities Council Steering Committee   Responsible for the overall organization of more than 150 student clubs and organizations.


MEMBERSHIPS     American Psychiatric Association
 American Academy of Neurology
 Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine
 American Neuropsychiatric Association


CURRENT RESEARCH PROTOCOLS     

FWH20040089H:    A Prevalence Study of Chronic Problems and Sequelae After Traumatic Brain Injury in the Military and Veterans Populations

FWH20040059H:    A Randomized-Controlled Trial of Citalopram for Anxiety Disorders Following Traumatic Brain Injury

FWH20020062H:    A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial of Sertraline for Neurobehavioral Sequelae of Traumatic Brain Injury

FWH20050093H:    Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) Prospective Traumatic Brain Injury Tracking Protocol

FWH20020143H:    Awareness in a Matched Sample of Non-TBI Controls

FWH20050094H:    Pilot Study:  Incidence and Characteristics of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Following Traumatic Brain Injury

FWH200500164H:    The Effect of Written Emotional Expression on Depression Following Mild Traumatic Brain Injury


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PAPERS     
Jaffee, M., “The Neurology of Aviation, Underwater, and Space Environments”  Neurologic
Clinics of North America (2005) 23:541-52.

Dobbs, M., Sladky, J., Jaffee, M., Williams, C., “Prion disease in a former combat medic-a delayed casualty of the Vietnam War?”  J Neurovirol (2003) 9:S3, 103.  

Jaffee, M., Bostwick,,M.,  “Venlafaxine Induced Bruxism”  Psychosomatics  (Nov 2000)                           

Jaffee, M., Bostwick, M., “Buspirone as an Antidote to SSRI Induced Bruxism”
Journal of Clinical Psychiatry (Dec 1999)



ARTICLES IN SUBMISSION
Jaffee, M “The Biological Interface between PTSD and TBI”
Accepted for publication in  Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development



BOOK CHAPTERS     “Approach to the Neurological History and Examination”
The Complete History and Physcial Exam Guide, Saunders Publishers
Philadelphia, 2003

“Management of TIAs and Ischemic Stroke”
Pocket ICU management, Pocket Medicine.com, Inc.
2004


PRESENTATIONS          
•    Traumatic Brain Injury in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom
Platform Presentation: Aerospace Medical Association National Meeting
New Orleans, LA  April 2007


•    “Biological Interface Between PTSD and TBI”
Grand Rounds, Dept of Neurology, University of Texas Health Sciences Center,
San Antonio, TX; May 2006

•    “Medical Issues in Palliative Care”
Platform Presentation, Southern Medical Association Annual Meeting
November, 2005

•    “Expanding the Knowledge of Traumatic Brain Injury”
Platform Presentation, World Congress of Military Medicine
St Petersburg, Russia; June 2005

•    “Neurology of Aviation, Underwater, and Space Environments”
Grand Rounds, Dept of Neurology, University of Texas Health Sciences Center,
San Antonio, TX; May 2005

•    “Scientific Advances in Traumatic Brain Injury”
Grand Rounds, Dept. of Neurology, University of Texas Health Science
San Antonio, TX; May 2004

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•     “An Atypical Cause of Chronic Psychosis”           
Vishnepolsky M, Avery E, Jaffee M.
Presentation at the Air Force Regional Meeting of the American College of      
Physicians, in association with the Society of Air Force Physicians
San Antonio, TX; March 2004

•    “Mild Head Injury and Neuropsychiatric Sequelae”
Platform Presentation, 2003 Annual Meeting of Association of Military Surgeons of The United States
San Antonio, TX; Nov 2003

•    “Chronic Pain and Opiates: From Science to Evidence”
Grand Rounds, Dept. of Neurology, University of Texas Health Sciences Center
San Antonio, TX:


•    3“From Bruxism to Akathisa: The Role of Serotonin in Movement Disorders"
Grand Rounds, Dept. of Neurology, University of Texas Health Sciences Center
San Antonio, TX; Feb 2002
Grand Rounds, Dept. of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Sciences Center
San Antonio, TX; Apr 2002

•    “Difficult Personalities in Primary Care”
Grand Rounds, Dept of Family Practice, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE; March 2001


•    “Pathophysiology of Drug-Induced Akathisia”
Grand Rounds, Dept. of Psychiatry, Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN; July 2000

•    “ADHD in Adults: An Examination of the Controversy”
Grand Rounds, Dept. of Family Practice, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE; April, 1999

•    “The Neurologic Exam in the Evaluation of Conversion and Malingering Disorders”
Platform Presentation, First Annual Hill AFB Behavioral Medicine Conference
Salt Lake City, Utah; September 1999

•    “The Neuropsychiatric Mental Status Exam and Approach to Dementia”
Workshop Session, First Annual Hill AFB Behavioral Medicine Conference
Salt Lake City, Utah; September 1999


•    “SSRI Induced Bruxism: A Case Series and Development of a Pathophysiology”
Platform Presentation, Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, National Meeting
Orlando, Florida; November 1998

•    “The Approach to Conversion and Malingering Disorders in the Primary Care Setting”
Grand Rounds, Dept. of Family Practice, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE; October, 1998

•    “Neuromuscular Psychiatry: Development of a Theoretical Model for the Interface Between Psychiatry and Neuromuscular Disease”
Grand Rounds, Dept. of Neurology, Wilford Hall Medical Center
San Antonio, TX; February, 1998


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PRESENTATIONS – CON’T

•    “The Utility of Telemedicine in Neurologic Consultations:
An Analysis of the WHMC Experience”
Platform Presentation, Society of Air Force Physicians, National Meeting
San Antonio, TX; March 1997

•    “Excitatory Amino Acids and Excitotoxicity in Psychiatric Disorders”
Grand Rounds, Dept. of Psychiatry, UT Health Sciences Center
San Antonio, TX; Feb 1996

•    Platform Presentation:  Armed Forces Update in Psychiatry National Conference
San Antonio, TX; Sep 1994, Sep 1995

•    Platform Presentation: Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians, Annual Meeting
San Antonio, TX; Nov 1994

•    “Tension Pneumocephalus: A Reversible Etiology of Apathy”
Poster Presentation, National Meeting, American Neuropsychiatric Association
Pittsburgh, PA; Nov 1995

•    “Delayed-Onset Apathy After Head Injury”
Poster Presentation, National Meeting, American Psychiatric Association
Miami, FL; May 1994



MILITARY    Officer Commission as 2nd Lieutenant: 17 September 1988
Promotion to Captain: June 1992
Promotion to Major: March 1998
Below-the-Zone Promotion to Lieutenant Colonel: May 2003

Air Force Achievement Medal: February 2007
Air Force Commendation Medal:  November 1998
Air Force Meritorious Service Medal:  September 2001
First Oak Leaf Cluster:  September 2005
Second Oak Leaf Cluster: February 2007

Air Command and Staff College:  June 2001
Aerospace Medicine Primary Course:  Spring 2002
Air War College:  Excellent Graduate:  June 2005

Deployment: Sept 2006 – January 2007
Chief of Medical Staff (SGH) / Deputy Commander Clinical Services (DCCS)
Air Force Theater Hospital – 332nd Expeditionary Medical Group
Balad AB, Iraq