John D. Otis, PhD
Associate Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Psychiatry
General Psychiatry Section

PhD, University of Florida



Dr. Otis has conducted research and produced scholarly writing about pain throughout the lifespan. Dr. Otis has focused his clinical research career on the development of innovative approaches to pain management, tailored to specialized patient populations. He is the author of Managing Chronic Pain (Oxford University Press: Treatments that Work Series). His most recent research focuses on the development of an intensive integrated treatment for Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) veterans who experience a variety of chronic pain conditions complicated my mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), spinal cord injury (SCI), and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

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2016 Boston University School of Medicine: Stanley L. Robbins Award for Excellence in Teaching
Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. Chow ET, Otis JD, Simons LE. The Longitudinal Impact of Parent Distress and Behavior on Functional Outcomes Among Youth With Chronic Pain. J Pain. 2016 Jun; 17(6):729-38. PMID: 26993960; PMCID: PMC4885759; DOI: 10.1016/j.jpain.2016.02.014;.
  2. Scioli-Salter E, Forman DE, Otis JD, Tun C, Allsup K, Marx CE, Hauger RL, Shipherd JC, Higgins D, Tyzik A, Rasmusson AM. Potential neurobiological benefits of exercise in chronic pain and posttraumatic stress disorder: Pilot study. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2016; 53(1):95-106.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27006290; DOI: 10.1682/JRRD.2014.10.0267;.
  3. Powell MA, Corbo V, Fonda JR, Otis JD, Milberg WP, McGlinchey RE. Sleep Quality and Reexperiencing Symptoms of PTSD Are Associated With Current Pain in U.S. OEF/OIF/OND Veterans With and Without mTBIs. J Trauma Stress. 2015 Aug; 28(4):322-9.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26194844; DOI: 10.1002/jts.22027;.
  4. Scioli-Salter ER, Forman DE, Otis JD, Gregor K, Valovski I, Rasmusson AM. The shared neuroanatomy and neurobiology of comorbid chronic pain and PTSD: therapeutic implications. Clin J Pain. 2015 Apr; 31(4):363-74.View Related Profiles. PMID: 24806468; DOI: 10.1097/AJP.0000000000000115;.
  5. Alschuler KN, Otis JD. An examination of the impact of clinically significant levels of posttraumatic stress disorder symptomatology on the classification of pain as mild, moderate, or severe in a sample of veterans with chronic pain. Psychol Serv. 2014 Aug; 11(3):273-80. PMID: 24635041; DOI: 10.1037/a0036201;.
  6. Otis JD, Sanderson K, Hardway C, Pincus M, Tun C, Soumekh S. A randomized controlled pilot study of a cognitive-behavioral therapy approach for painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy. J Pain. 2013 May; 14(5):475-82. PMID: 23452825; DOI: 10.1016/j.jpain.2012.12.013;.
  7. Alschuler KN, Otis JD. Significant others' responses to pain in veterans with chronic pain and clinical levels of post-traumatic stress disorder symptomatology. Eur J Pain. 2013 Feb; 17(2):245-54. PMID: 22718501; DOI: 10.1002/j.1532-2149.2012.00180.x;.
  8. Alschuler KN, Otis JD. Coping strategies and beliefs about pain in veterans with comorbid chronic pain and significant levels of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms. Eur J Pain. 2012 Feb; 16(2):312-9. PMID: 22323383; DOI: 10.1016/j.ejpain.2011.06.010;.
  9. Alschuler KN, Otis JD. Coping strategies and beliefs about pain in veterans with comorbid chronic pain and significant levels of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms. Eur J Pain. 2011 Jun 29. PMID: 21723169; DOI: 10.1016/j.ejpain.2011.06.010;.
  10. Otis JD, McGlinchey R, Vasterling JJ, Kerns RD. Complicating factors associated with mild traumatic brain injury: impact on pain and posttraumatic stress disorder treatment. J Clin Psychol Med Settings. 2011 Jun; 18(2):145-54.View Related Profiles. PMID: 21626354; DOI: 10.1007/s10880-011-9239-2;.
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In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

Cognitive behavioral therapy
Medical Education
Pain management
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Research
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