Michael Jaffee, M.D.

Michael Jaffee, M.D., FAAN, FANA

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  • Jaffee MS, Winter WC, Jones CC, Ling G. "Sleep disturbances in athletic concussion." Brain Inj. 2015;29(2):221-7.
  • McCrea M, Guskiewicz K, Doncevic S, Helmick K, Kennedy J, Boyd C, Asmussen S, Woo Ahn K, Wang Y, Hoelzle J, Jaffee MS. "Day of Injury Cognitive Performance on the Military Acute Concussion Evaluation (MACE) by U.S. Military Service Members in OEF/OIF". Mil Med. 2014 Sep;179(9):990-7.
  • Weiner MW, Friedl KE, Pacifico A, Chapman JC, Jaffee MS, Little DM, Manley GT, McKee A, Petersen RC, Pitman RK, Yaffe K, Zetterberg H, Obana R, Bain LJ, Carrillo MC. "Military Risk Factors for Alzheimer's Disease". Alzheimers Dement. 2013 Jul;9(4):445-51.
  • Caplan L, Ivins B, Poole J, Vanderploeg R, Jaffee M, Schwab K. The Structure of Postconcussive Symptoms in Three U.S. Military Samples. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 2010 Nov-Dec; Vol 25(6), 447-458. Cited 5 times, IF=3.333, Rank 5 of 62 in Rehabilitation journals, Rank 49 of 192 in Clinical Neurology journals.
  • Jaffee MS and Martin E. "Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center Program Overview and Research Initiatives". Military Medicine September 2010. Cited 1 time, IF=0.924, Rank 89 of 155 in General and Internal Medicine journals.
  • Brenner LA, Ivins BJ, Schwab K, Warden D, Nelson LA, Jaffee M, Terrio H. "Traumatic Brain Injury, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, and Postconcussive Symptom Reporting among Troops Returning from Iraq".The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 2010 Sep-Oct; Vol. 25(5), pp. 307-12. Cited 28 times, IF=3.333, Rank 5 of 62 in Rehabilitation journals, Rank 49 of 192 in Clinical Neurology journals.
  • Cifu DX, Cohen SI, Lew HL, Jaffee M, Sigford B. "The History and Evolution of Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation in Military Service Members and Veterans". American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2010 Aug; Vol. 89(8), pp. 688-94. Cited 2 times, IF=1.581, Rank 24 of 62 in Rehabilitation journals, Rank 39 of 85 in Sport Sciences journals.
  • Meyer KS, Marion DW, Coronel H, Jaffee MS. "Combat-related Traumatic Brain Injury and Its Implications to Military Healthcare". Psychiatry Clin North Am. 2010 Dec; 33(4):783-96. Cited 1 time, IF=2.134.
  • Moore DF, Jaffee MS. "Military Traumatic Brain Injury and Blast" NeuroRehabilitation. 2010; 26(3):179-81. Cited 6 times, IF=1.635, Rank 23 of 62 in Rehabilitation journals, Rank 125 of 192 in Clinical Neurology journals.
  • Kupersmith J, Lew HL, Ommaya AK, Jaffee M, Koroshetz WJ. "Traumatic Brain Injury Research Opportunities: Results of the Department of Veterans Affairs Consensus Conference". Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 2009; Vol. 46(6), pp. vii-xvi. Cited 2 times, IF=1.779, Rank 21 of 62 in Rehabilitation journals.

Research Interests

A majority of Dr. Jaffee's research has focused on traumatic brain injury and utilizing a multidisciplinary approach to developmental strategies for assessment and management. He has had the opportunity to serve as a leader of research in this area for the Department of Defense (DoD) and facilitated a network of 14 sites that led these investigators to produce more than 100 peer-reviewed publications. In this capacity, He was able to facilitate innovative research within the DoD and VA to include the first-ever IRB approved protocol in a combat zone which led to the subsequent development of an infrastructure allowing combat zone research in a variety of disciplines.

Dr. Jaffee has personal experience with initiatives to better understand blast as a mechanism and the interface of post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury. He has focused his efforts in developing innovative collaborations and resources for collaboration. These efforts resulted in contributing towards the development of research common data elements that have been adapted by all Federal agencies, the development of a Federal Inter-Agency TBI Research Consortium, and a common Federal database. The results of some of these innovative collaborations were recognized by the prestigious Paul G. Rogers Distinguished Organization Advocacy Award from Research America.