Josepha A Cheong

Josepha A Cheong, M.D.

Professor

Department: MD-PSYCHIATRY
Business Phone: (352) 379-4178
Business Email: jcheong@ufl.edu

About Josepha A Cheong

Dr. Cheong is a Professor at UF College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry. She is Board-certified in both General Psychiatry and Geriatric Psychiatry. Her primary clinical appointment is at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center (VISN8 – NFSGVHS) as Chief, Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison Service. She is actively involved with undergraduate and graduate medical education. Dr. Cheong has served in numerous leadership and program development positions of national academic and professional societies. She is currently a Director of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) and of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). She has presented nationally on the topics of geriatric psychiatry, medical education, professional development and leadership.

Accomplishments

William C. Ruffin MD Residency Educator of the Year Award
2018 · UF Department of Psychiatry
Educator of the Year
2011 · American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
Distinguished Faculty
2006 · University of Florida
Distinguished Teacher Award
2006 · University of Florida, College of Medicine
Hippocratic Oath Award
2005 · University of Florida, College of Medicine
Outstanding Advisor Award
2004 · University of Florida, College of Medicine
Marian Butterfield Award of Excellence – Outstanding Psychiatrist
2003 · Association of Women Psychiatrists
Outstanding Physician Award, Honorable Mention
2003 · National Alliance for Mental Illness
Clinical Science Teacher of the Year
2002 · University of Florida, College of Medicine
Top Doctors in State of Florida
2002 · Florida Monthly Magazine
Hippocratic Oath Award
2001 · University of Florida, College of Medicine
10th Annual Nancy C.A. Roeske, MD Certificate of Excellence in Medical Student Education
2000 · American Psychiatric Association

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Leadership and Professional Development

Publications

2020
American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry-Strategic Thinking.
The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. 28(3):257-273 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jagp.2019.11.002. [PMID] 31771926.
2016
The Road Ahead in Education: Milestones for Geriatric Psychiatry Subspecialty Training.
The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. 24(9):675-89 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jagp.2016.03.011. [PMID] 27396668.
2014
Training Psychiatry Residents and Fellows in Quality Improvement: Geriatric Psychiatry Can Help Lead the Way
The American Journal Of Geriatric Psychiatry. 22(3, S):S34-S35
2013
Diagnosis, risk factors, predisposing factors, and predictive models of delirium.
The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. 21(10):931-4 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jagp.2013.07.004. [PMID] 24029013.
2012
National survey of geriatric psychiatry fellowship programs: comparing findings in 2006/07 and 2001/02 from the American Geriatrics Society and Association of Directors of Geriatric Academic Programs’ Geriatrics Workforce Policy Studies Center.
The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. 20(2):169-78 [DOI] 10.1097/JGP.0b013e31820dcbcc. [PMID] 22273737.
2011
Is There a Future for Geriatric Psychiatry?
The American Journal Of Geriatric Psychiatry. 19:S22-S23
2009
Geriatric Psychiatry – Atypical Antipsychotics in Dementia Patients.
. 7(1):36-37
2006
Lewy body dementia and creativity: case report.
Neuropsychologia. 44(14):3011-5 [PMID] 16930639.
View on: PubMed
2004
An evidence-based approach to the management of agitation in dementia.
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2004
Differences in the indicators of depressive symptoms among a community sample of African-American and Caucasian older adults.
Community mental health journal. 40(4):309-31 [PMID] 15453084.
View on: PubMed
1998
Practitioner’s Guide to the Neuropsychiatry of HIV/AIDS.
. 201-227
1997
Human Immunodeficiency virusrelated psychopathology and treatment.
. 2:521-527
1994
Book review of The Selling of DSM: The Rhetoric of Science in Psychiatry
. 39(3):310-311
1993
Delirium and the elderly dementing patient.
. 48(3):75-80
1993
Review of the clinical indications of pimozide.
Southern Medical Journal. 86(3):334-349

Education

Fellowship, Geropsychiatry
1994-1998 · University of Florida
Residency, Psychiatry
1990-1994 · University of Florida
MD
1990 · University of Florida
BS, Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences
1987 · University of Florida

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018
MDC7830 Psychiatry Clerkship
2018
PAS5125 Psychiatry
2018
MDT7840 Elect Top/Psychiatry

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 379-4178
Emails:
Business:
jcheong@ufl.edu