Gary Gaffney, MD

Portrait
Emeritus Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Information

Office: 1872 John Pappajohn Pavilion
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-353-6695

Education

BS, General Science, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
MD, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA

Resident, Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins
Resident, Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins Hospital Baltimore, MD
Fellow, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA

Licensure and Certifications

Child and Adolescent certification - American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
Psychiatry certification - American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Publications

Brown, T. L., Milavetz, G., Gaffney, G. & Spurgin, A. (2018). Evaluating drugged driving: Effects of exemplar pain and anxiety medications. Traffic injury prevention, 19(sup1), S97-S103. PMID: 29584496.

Ross, V., Cox, D. J., Reeve, R., Brown, T., Moncrief, M., Schmitt, R. & Gaffney, G. (2018). Measuring the attitudes of novice drivers with autism spectrum disorder as an indication of apprehensive driving: Going beyond basic abilities. Autism : the international journal of research and practice, 22(1), 62-69. PMID: 29027808.

Cox, D. J., Brown, T., Ross, V., Moncrief, M., Schmitt, R., Gaffney, G. & Reeve, R. (2017). Can Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder Use Virtual Reality Driving Simulation Training to Evaluate and Improve Driving Performance? An Exploratory Study. Journal of autism and developmental disorders, 47(8), 2544-2555. PMID: 28540452.

Hartman, R. L., Brown, T. L., Milavetz, G., Spurgin, A., Pierce, R. S., Gorelick, D. A., Gaffney, G. & Huestis, M. A. (2016). Cannabis effects on driving longitudinal control with and without alcohol. Journal of applied toxicology : JAT, 36(11), 1418-29. PMID: 26889769.

Hartman, R. L., Brown, T. L., Milavetz, G., Spurgin, A., Gorelick, D. A., Gaffney, G. & Huestis, M. A. (2016). Controlled vaporized cannabis, with and without alcohol: subjective effects and oral fluid-blood cannabinoid relationships. Drug testing and analysis, 8(7), 690-701. PMID: 26257143.

Ross, V., Cox, D. J., Reeve, R., Brown, T., Moncrief, M., Schmitt, R. & Gaffney, G. (2016). How do you feel about driving? Development of the scale for apprehensive driving to measure driving-related attitudes in novice drivers.

Hartman, R. L., Brown, T. L., Milavetz, G., Spurgin, A., Gorelick, D. A., Gaffney, G. R. & Huestis, M. A. (2016). Effect of Blood Collection Time on Measured ?9-Tetrahydrocannabinol Concentrations: Implications for Driving Interpretation and Drug Policy. Clinical chemistry, 62(2), 367-77. PMID: 26823611.

Cox, D., Brown, T., Moncrief, M., Schmidt, R., Gaffney, G. R. & Reeve, R. (2016). Can Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder Use Virtual Reality Driving Simulation Training To Improve Driving Performance?. Autism.

Hartman, R. L., Brown, T. L., Milavetz, G., Spurgin, A., Pierce, R. S., Gorelick, D. A., Gaffney, G. & Huestis, M. A. (2015). Cannabis effects on driving lateral control with and without alcohol. Drug and alcohol dependence, 154, 25-37. PMID: 26144593.

Hartman, R. L., Brown, T. L., Milavetz, G., Spurgin, A., Gorelick, D. A., Gaffney, G. & Huestis, M. A. (2015). Controlled Cannabis Vaporizer Administration: Blood and Plasma Cannabinoids with and without Alcohol. Clinical chemistry, 61(6), 850-69. PMID: 26019183.

Bhatti, I., Thome, A., Smith, P. O., Cook-Wiens, G., Yeh, H. W., Gaffney, G. R. & Hellings, J. A. (2013). A Retrospective Study of Amitriptyline in Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder. J Autism Dev Disord, 43(5), 1017-27. PMID: 23135317.

Gaffney, G. R. (2013). Performance Enhancement Drugs and Sports Supplements: A Review of the Evidence. Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance, Muscle Building, Endurance, and Strength. In D. Bagchi , N. Sreejayan , C. K. Sen (Eds.) Performance Enhancement Drugs and Sports. pp. 151-159. Academic Press.

Bhatti, I., Thome, A., Smith, P. O., Cook-Wiens, G., Yeh, H. W., Gaffney, G. R. & Hellings, J. A. (2013). A retrospective study of amitriptyline in youth with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of autism and developmental disorders, 43(5), 1017-27. PMID: 23135317.

Black, D. W., Gaffney, G. (2008). Subclinical obsessive-compulsive disorder in children and adolescents: additional results from a "high-risk" study. CNS Spectr, 13(9 Suppl 14), 54-61. PMID: 18849913.

Gaffney, G., Parisotto, R. (2007). Gene doping: a review of performance-enhancing genetics. Pediatr Clin North Am, 54(4), 807-22, xii-xiii. PMID: 17723879.

Black, D. W., Gaffney, G., Schlosser, S. & Gabel, J. (2003). Children of parents with obsessive-compulsive disorder -- a 2-year follow-up study. Acta Psychiatr Scand, 107(4), 305-13. PMID: 12662254.

Gaffney, G. R., Perry, P. J., Lund, B. C., Bever-Stille, K. A., Arndt, S. & Kuperman, S. (2002). Risperidone versus clonidine in the treatment of children and adolescents with Tourette's syndrome. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 41(3), 330-6. PMID: 11886028.

Kuperman, S., Perry, P. J., Gaffney, G. R., Lund, B. C., Bever-Stille, K. A., Arndt, S., Holman, T. L., Moser, D. J. & Paulsen, J. S. (2001). Bupropion SR vs. methylphenidate vs. placebo for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in adults. Annals of clinical psychiatry : official journal of the American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists, 13(3), 129-34. PMID: 11791949.

Riddle, M. A., Reeve, E. A., Yaryura-Tobias, J. A., Yang, H. M., Claghorn, J. L., Gaffney, G., Greist, J. H., Holland, D., McConville, B. J., Pigott, T. & Walkup, J. T. (2001). Fluvoxamine for children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder: a randomized, controlled, multicenter trial. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry, 40(2), 222-9. PMID: 11211371.

Black, D. W., Gaffney, G., Schlosser, S. & Gabel, J. (1998). The impact of obsessive-compulsive disorder on the family: preliminary findings. The Journal of nervous and mental disease, 186(7), 440-2. PMID: 9680047.

Black, D. W., Repertinger, S., Gaffney, G. & Gabel, J. (1998). Family history and psychiatric comorbidity in persons with compulsive buying: preliminary findings. Am J Psychiatry, 155(7), 960-3. PMID: 9659864.

Belsare, T. J., Gaffney, G. R. & Black, D. W. (1997). Compulsive computer use. (Vols. 154). (2), pp. 289. The American journal of psychiatry. PMID: 9016287.

Denney, D. R., Frei, B. W. & Gaffney, G. R. (1996). Lymphocyte subsets and interleukin-2 receptors in autistic children. Journal of autism and developmental disorders, 26(1), 87-97. PMID: 8819772.

Sieg, K. G., Gaffney, G. R., Erickson, H. M., O'Donnell, T. L. & Halvorsen, R. (1996). Quantitive Brain Electrical Activity Mapping over the Treatment Course of Premenstrual Psychosis. (Vols. 10). (3) Integrative Psychiatry.

Sieg, K. G., Gaffney, G., Preston, D. F. & Hellings, J. A. (1995). SPECT brain imaging abnormalities in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Clin Nucl Med, 20(1), 55-60. PMID: 7895440.

Sieg, K. G., Buckingham, D., Gaffney, G. R., Preston, D. F. & Sieg, K. G. (1993). Tc-99m HMPAO SPECT brain imaging of Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome. Clinical nuclear medicine, 18(3), 255. PMID: 8462225.

Buckingham, D., Gaffney, G. (1993). New TS treatment. (Vols. 32). (1), pp. 224. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. PMID: 8428879.

Hellings, J. C., Gaffney, G. R. (1992). A trigger for Tourette's syndrome. (Vols. 31). (2), pp. 371-2. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. PMID: 1564044.

Frank, M. S., Sieg, K. G. & Gaffney, G. (1991). Somatic complaints in childhood tic disorders. Psychosomatics, 32(4), 396-9. PMID: 1961851.

Sieg, K. G., Willsie, D. A., Preston, D. F. & Gaffney, G. (1991). Brain imaging: evoked potential, quantitative EEG and SPECT abnormalities in schizophrenia. J Psychiatry Neurosci, 16(1), 41-4. PMID: 2049369.

Sieg, K. G., Gaffney, G. R., Preston, D. F. & O'Donnell, T. L. (1991). Tc-99m HMPAO SPECT appearance of an atypical laminar heterotopia. Clinical nuclear medicine, 16(12), 949. PMID: 1769182.

Kuperman, S., Gaffney, G., Hamdan-Allen, G., Preston, D. F. & Venkatesh, L. (1990). Neuroimaging in child and adolescent psychiatry. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry, 29(2), 159-72. PMID: 2182609.

Sieg, K. G., Gaffney, G. R. & McMillan, J. H. (1990). MRI of brain abnormalities in Cockayne syndrome. Kansas medicine : the journal of the Kansas Medical Society, 91(11), 293-4. PMID: 2266655.

Gaffney, G. R., Kuperman, S., Tsai, L. Y. & Minchin, S. (1989). Forebrain structure in infantile autism. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 28(4), 534-7. PMID: 2768148.

Gaffney, G. R., Kuperman, S., Tsai, L. Y. & Minchin, S. (1988). Morphological evidence for brainstem involvement in infantile autism. Biological psychiatry, 24(5), 578-86. PMID: 3167146.

Gaffney, G. R., Tsai, L. Y. (1987). Magnetic resonance imaging of high level autism. Journal of autism and developmental disorders, 17(3), 433-8. PMID: 3654494.

Gaffney, G. R., Kuperman, S., Tsai, L. Y., Minchin, S. & Hassanein, K. M. (1987). Midsagittal magnetic resonance imaging of autism. The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science, 151, 831-3. PMID: 3502809.

Gaffney, G. R., Tsai, L. Y., Kuperman, S. & Minchin, S. (1987). Cerebellar structure in autism. American journal of diseases of children (1960), 141(12), 1330-2. PMID: 3500635.

Gaffney, G., Tune, L. E. (1985). Serum neuroleptic levels and extrapyramidal side effects in patients treated with amoxapine. J Clin Psychiatry, 46(10), 428-9. PMID: 2864332.

Gaffney, G., Berlin, F. S. (1984). Is there hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal dysfunction in paedophilia? A pilot study. Br J Psychiatry, 145, 657-60. PMID: 6439275.

Gaffney, G., Lurie, S. F. & Berlin, F. S. (1984). Is there familial transmission of pedophilia?. J Nerv Ment Dis, 172(9), 546-8. PMID: 6470698.

Coryell, W., Gaffney, G. & Burkhardt, P. E. (1982). DSM-III melancholia and the primary-secondary distinction: a comparison of concurrent validity by means of the dexamethasone suppression test. The American journal of psychiatry, 139(1), 120-2. PMID: 7055255.

Coryell, W., Gaffney, G. & Burkhardt, P. E. (1982). The dexamethasone suppression test and familial subtypes of depression--a naturalistic replication. Biol Psychiatry, 17(1), 33-40. PMID: 7059637.

Crowe, R. R., Gaffney, G. & Kerber, R. (1982). Panic attacks in families of patients with mitral valve prolapse. J Affect Disord, 4(2), 121-5. PMID: 6213690.

Gaffney, G., Williamson, H. E. (1979). Effect of furosemide on canine splenic arterial blood flow. Res Commun Chem Pathol Pharmacol, 23(3), 627-30. PMID: 461979.

Gaffney, G., Williamson, H. E. (1979). Effect of indomethacin and meclofenamate on canine mesenteric and celiac blood flow. Res Commun Chem Pathol Pharmacol, 25(1), 165-8. PMID: 451350.

Gaffney, G., Betzer, L. K., Mow, M. T. & Williamson, H. E. (1979). Decrease in hepatic blood flow during furosemide-induced diuresis. Arch Int Pharmacodyn Ther, 239(1), 155-60. PMID: 485712.

Williamson, H. E., Gaffney, G. & Bourland, W. A. (1979). Renal actions of oxyphenbutazone. J Pharm Sci, 68(9), 1178-9. PMID: 501546.

Williamson, H. E., Gaffney, G., Bourland, W. A., Farley, D. B. & Van Orden, D. E. (1978). Phenylbutazone-induced decrease in renal blood flow. J Pharmacol Exp Ther, 204(1), 130-4. PMID: 619125.

Gaffney, G., Day, D. K. & Williamson, H. E. (1978). Effect of furosemide on mesenteric blood flow in the dog. Res Commun Chem Pathol Pharmacol, 22(3), 605-8. PMID: 734239.