J. Stephen Huff, MD


Professor of Emergency Medicine and Neurology

P.O. Box 800699
Charlottesville, VA 22908-0699
Phone: (434) 924-8485
Fax: (434) 924-2877
E-mail: jshuff@virginia.edu




  • Residency, Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati (1985)
  • Residency, Neurology, University of Cincinnati (1983)
  • Flexible Internship, Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis (1980)
  • MD, Indiana University School of Medicine (1979)
  • BS, Zoology, Butler University (1975)

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Neurologic emergencies
  • Status epilepticus
  • Human subject safety in research
  • Cognitive technologies
  • Web-based education

Faculty Activities/Responsibilities

  • Vice-chair, Institutional Review Board, Human Subjects Research, UVA
  • Clinical Policies Committee, ACEP


  • Bazarian JJ, Biberthaler P, Welch RD, Lewis LM, Barzo P, Bogner-Flatz V, Brolinson PG, Andras BA, Chen JY, Hack D, Huff JS, Jordan D, Ludington E, Okonkwo DO, Ornato J, Peacock WF, Schmidt K, Tynall JA, Vossough A, Andrew Jagoda A. Serum GFAP and UCH1-L1 Predict Absence of Intracranial Injuries on Head CT in Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury: Results of the ALERT-TBI Multicenter Study. Lancet Neurol. 2018 Sep;17(9):782-789. doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(18)3023.
  • Michelson E, Huff JS, Garrett J, Naunheim R. Triage of Mild Head-Injured Intoxicated Patients Could Be Aided by Use of an Electrocephalogram-Based Biomarker. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing. 2019 Apr;51(2):62-66.
  • Michelson EA, Huff JS, Lopara M, Naunheim RS, Perron A, Rahm M, Smith DW, Stone JA, Berger A. Emergency Department Time Course for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Workup. West J Emerg Med. 2018 Jul;19(4):635-640. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2018.5.37293. Epub 2018 Jun 13.
  • Johnson CM, Huff JS: Evaluation of Seizures and Seizure-like Activity in the Emergency Department: Part 1. Emergency Medicine. 2018 June;50(6);127-131.
  • Eisenstat M. Huff JS: Evaluation of Seizures and Seizure-like Activity in the Emergency Department: Part 2. Emergency Medicine. 2018 July;50(70):135-141.