Sara Coffey, DO

Director, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

  • 4 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
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Dr. Coffey is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences (OSUCHS). Dr. Coffey completed her adult psychiatry residency at the University of Chicago and her child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at Harvard Medical School’s Cambridge Health Alliance. During her adult psychiatry training, Dr. Coffey served as the chair of the Public Health Committee for the American Medical Association’s Resident’s Committee. She served as a public psychiatry fellow for the American Psychiatric Association for two years during her psychiatry training. Dr. Coffey has extensive experience working within the public-school system in both Cambridge, Massachusetts and Tulsa Area Public Schools. Dr. Coffey is a regionally known speaker on the effects of trauma in the classroom and integrated care. Dr. Coffey is currently contracted with the Department of Mental Health to provide technical assistance in the implementation of Oklahoma Health Homes. In this line of work, Dr. Coffey serves as an expert in integrated care models and best practices of integration and collaboration between primary care and behavioral health. Through her partnership with the Department of mental health she has provided on-site consultation to the majority of health homes in Oklahoma and has lectured on both collaborative care models in pediatrics, as well as, preventative care in children. Dr. Coffey serves as a consultant for the Department of Human Services Child Welfare and is a Co-Lead on OSUCHS’s Pediatric Behavioral and Emotional Health ECHO. Additionally, Dr. Coffey serves as the Behavioral Health Medical Director for the Oklahoma State University (OSU) Health Access Network. 

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Child Psychiatry Medicine & Life Sciences
child psychiatry Social Sciences
cooperative behavior Social Sciences
Medical Informatics Medicine & Life Sciences
pilot project Social Sciences
Psychiatry Medicine & Life Sciences
Adolescent Psychiatry Medicine & Life Sciences
Referral and Consultation Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2017 2019

  • 4 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 2 Article
  • 1 Comment/debate
  • 1 Review article

Collaboration, innovation, and time: A shared journey through child psychiatric consultation in the school setting

Coffey, S., Latta, L., Mueller, H. & Flanders, S., 1 Jan 2019, In : Psychiatric Services. 70, 7, p. 631-634 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Psychiatry
Referral and Consultation
Adolescent Psychiatry
3 Citations (Scopus)

Enhanced child psychiatry access and engagement via integrated care: A collaborative practice model with pediatrics

Grimes, K. E., Creedon, T. B., Webster, C. R., Coffey, S. M., Hagan, G. N. & Chow, C. M., Sep 2018, In : Psychiatric Services. 69, 9, p. 986-992 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Psychiatry
Control Groups
Substance-Related Disorders
Mental Health

Integrated care for children: a shared training model

Grimes, K., Webster, C., Coffey, S. & Hagan, G., 1 May 2017, In : Medical Education. 51, 5, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

child psychiatry
cooperative behavior
pilot project
mental health
1 Citation (Scopus)

The Use of Health Information Technology Within Collaborative and Integrated Models of Child Psychiatry Practice

Coffey, S., Vanderlip, E. & Sarvet, B., 1 Jan 2017, In : Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America. 26, 1, p. 105-115 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Medical Informatics
Child Psychiatry
Adolescent Psychiatry
Quality of Health Care