McMillan Cuffy

Mc Millan U. Cuffy joined the Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) Community in February 2010.  He is a counselor at the Counseling Center and serves on the RUSM Disaster Committee as the Hurricane Watch Officer.

Mr. Cuffy earned his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of the Virgin Islands-St. Thomas, USVI campus and completed his final year of undergraduate studies at Buffalo State College (BSC) in Buffalo, New York, on the National Student Exchange program.  Mr. Cuffy completed his Master’s degree in Counseling from the University of the West Indies-Jamaica campus. Before joining RUSM, Mr. Cuffy worked with the Government of Dominica in the Acute Psychiatric Unit of the Princess Margaret Hospital. He also worked with the Social Welfare Department, providing counseling services to families, probationers, students, and other clients.

Mr. Cuffy has completed additional training in Disaster Risk Reduction and Management and is a national and regional instructor with the U.S. Office for Foreign Disaster Assistance for Latin America and the Caribbean (OFDALAC.). He has instructed courses for disaster preparedness and response throughout the Caribbean and has also completed training including a program for children in Grenada after Hurricane Ivan, a Psychological Support Program (PSP) in Denmark, and a Stress Management in Disasters organized by the Pan-American Health Organization in Barbados.

Mr. Cuffy was instrumental in the formation of the Dominica Psychological Society. Read more about the DPS here.