Last Name

Jeffrey A. Knight, PhD

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DivisionGeneral Psychiatry
Address150 S Huntington Avenue
Jamaica Plain MA 02130
Phone(857) 364-2476
Other Positions
InstitutionVA Boston Healthcare System

 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
Expertise and Interests:

Neuropsychological assessment of PTSD and TBI
Instrument development related to trauma and psychopathology
Photomedicine approaches to treating PTSD and TBI
Risk and resilience factors in PTSD
Application of mobile technology to measure psychological outcomes

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  1. Naeser MA, Martin PI, Ho MD, Krengel MH, Bogdanova Y, Knight JA, Yee MK, Zafonte R, Frazier J, Hamblin MR, Koo BB. Transcranial, Red/Near-Infrared Light-Emitting Diode Therapy to Improve Cognition in Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury. Photomed Laser Surg. 2016 Dec; 34(12):610-626. PMID: 28001756.
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  2. Naeser MA, Zafonte R, Krengel MH, Martin PI, Frazier J, Hamblin MR, Knight JA, Meehan WP, Baker EH. Significant improvements in cognitive performance post-transcranial, red/near-infrared light-emitting diode treatments in chronic, mild traumatic brain injury: open-protocol study. J Neurotrauma. 2014 Jun 1; 31(11):1008-17. PMID: 24568233.
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  3. Vogt D, Smith BN, King LA, King DW, Knight J, Vasterling JJ. Deployment risk and resilience inventory-2 (DRRI-2): an updated tool for assessing psychosocial risk and resilience factors among service members and veterans. J Trauma Stress. 2013 Dec; 26(6):710-7. PMID: 24490250.
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  4. VanderVeen JW, Gulliver SB, Morissette SB, Kruse MI, Kamholz BW, Zimering RT, Knight J, Keane TM. Differences in drinking patterns, occupational stress, and exposure to potentially traumatic events among firefighters: predictors of smoking relapse. Am J Addict. 2012 Nov-Dec; 21(6):550-4. PMID: 23082834.
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  5. Taft CT, Kachadourian LK, Suvak MK, Pinto LA, Miller MM, Knight JA, Marx BP. Examining impelling and disinhibiting factors for intimate partner violence in veterans. J Fam Psychol. 2012 Apr; 26(2):285-9. PMID: 22369461.
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  6. Meyer EC, Zimering R, Daly E, Knight J, Kamholz BW, Gulliver SB. Predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder and other psychological symptoms in trauma-exposed firefighters. Psychol Serv. 2012 Feb; 9(1):1-15. PMID: 22449083.
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  7. Zhang LR, Chiarelli AM, Glendon G, Mirea L, Edwards S, Knight JA, Andrulis IL, Ritvo P. Influence of perceived breast cancer risk on screening behaviors of female relatives from the Ontario site of the Breast Cancer Family Registry. Eur J Cancer Prev. 2011 Jul; 20(4):255-62. PMID: 21467941.
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  8. Comino EJ, Jackson Pulver LR, Knight JA. The health of urban Aboriginal people: insufficient data to close the gap. Med J Aust. 2011 Mar 7; 194(5):270. PMID: 21382009.
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  9. Rawson JB, Manno M, Mrkonjic M, Daftary D, Dicks E, Buchanan DD, Younghusband HB, Parfrey PS, Young JP, Pollett A, Green RC, Gallinger S, McLaughlin JR, Knight JA, Bapat B. Promoter methylation of Wnt antagonists DKK1 and SFRP1 is associated with opposing tumor subtypes in two large populations of colorectal cancer patients. Carcinogenesis. 2011 May; 32(5):741-7. PMID: 21304055.
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  10. Milne RL, Gaudet MM, Spurdle AB, Fasching PA, Couch FJ, Benítez J, Arias Pérez JI, Zamora MP, Malats N, Dos Santos Silva I, Gibson LJ, Fletcher O, Johnson N, Anton-Culver H, Ziogas A, Figueroa J, Brinton L, Sherman ME, Lissowska J, Hopper JL, Dite GS, Apicella C, Southey MC, Sigurdson AJ, Linet MS, Schonfeld SJ, Freedman DM, Mannermaa A, Kosma VM, Kataja V, Auvinen P, Andrulis IL, Glendon G, Knight JA, Weerasooriya N, Cox A, Reed MW, Cross SS, Dunning AM, Ahmed S, Shah M, Brauch H, Ko YD, Brüning T. Assessing interactions between the associations of common genetic susceptibility variants, reproductive history and body mass index with breast cancer risk in the breast cancer association consortium: a combined case-control study. Breast Cancer Res. 2010; 12(6):R110. PMID: 21194473.
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  11. Naeser MA, Saltmarche A, Krengel MH, Hamblin MR, Knight JA. Improved cognitive function after transcranial, light-emitting diode treatments in chronic, traumatic brain injury: two case reports. Photomed Laser Surg. 2011 May; 29(5):351-8. PMID: 21182447.
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  12. Knight JA, Skol AD, Shinde A, Hastings D, Walgren RA, Shao J, Tennant TR, Banerjee M, Allan JM, Le Beau MM, Larson RA, Graubert TA, Cox NJ, Onel K. Genome-wide association study to identify novel loci associated with therapy-related myeloid leukemia susceptibility. Blood. 2009 May 28; 113(22):5575-82. PMID: 19299336.
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  13. Daly ES, Gulliver SB, Zimering RT, Knight J, Kamholz BW, Morissette SB. Disaster mental health workers responding to Ground Zero: one year later. J Trauma Stress. 2008 Apr; 21(2):227-30. PMID: 18404624.
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  14. King LA, King DW, Bolton EE, Knight JA, Vogt DS. Risk factors for mental, physical, and functional health in Gulf War veterans. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2008; 45(3):395-407. PMID: 18629748.
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  15. Zimering R, Gulliver SB, Knight J, Munroe J, Keane TM. Posttraumatic stress disorder in disaster relief workers following direct and indirect trauma exposure to Ground Zero. J Trauma Stress. 2006 Aug; 19(4):553-7. PMID: 16929511.
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