Barbara L. Niles, PhD
Associate Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
General Psychiatry

PhD, Rutgers University New Brunswick
MS, Rutgers University New Brunswick
AB, Harvard University

Dr. Niles is a staff psychologist in the Behavioral Science Division of the National Center for PTSD at VA Boston Healthcare System and Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. Her research focuses on the promotion of health-enhancing behaviors such as exercise and mindfulness meditation in traumatized individuals. Dr. Niles has active research collaborations with other Psychiatry faculty and contributes to the research training of BU-affiliated postdoctoral fellows. In addition, she provides direct clinical training of psychology interns and post-doctoral fellows in the Boston Consortium in Clinical Psychology.

VA Boston Healthcare System

Feasibility of Remote-Delivery Interventions: Tai Chi and Wellness for PTSD and Pain in Veterans
05/10/2022 - 01/31/2025 (Multi-PI)
PI: Barbara L. Niles, PhD
NIH/National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health


Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2024 Feasibility of Remote-Delivery Interventions: Tai Chi and Wellness for PTSD and Pain in Veterans 5R34AT011547-03
2024 Novel Interventions for Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses 5I01CX001422-08
2023 Feasibility of Remote-Delivery Interventions: Tai Chi and Wellness for PTSD and Pain in Veterans 5R34AT011547-02
2023 Novel Interventions for Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses 5I01CX001422-07
2022 Feasibility of Remote-Delivery Interventions: Tai Chi and Wellness for PTSD and Pain in Veterans 1R34AT011547-01A1
2022 Novel Interventions for Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses 5I01CX001422-06
2020 Novel Interventions for Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses 5I01CX001422-05 2
2019 Novel Interventions for Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses 5I01CX001422-04 2
2018 Novel Interventions for Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses 5I01CX001422-03 2
2017 Novel Interventions for Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses 5I01CX001422-02 2
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  1. Back SE, Flanagan JC, Mintz J, Brady KT, Jones J, Jarnecke AM, Joseph JE, Shirley DW, Malcolm RJ, Hamner M, Litz BT, Niles BL, Young-McCaughan S, Keane TM, Peterson AL. A Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial of Doxazosin for Co-Occurring PTSD and Alcohol Use Disorder in Veterans. J Clin Psychiatry. 2023 Mar 08; 84(2).View Related Profiles. PMID: 36883885
  2. Peterson AL, Blount TH, Foa EB, Brown LA, McLean CP, Mintz J, Schobitz RP, DeBeer BR, Mignogna J, Fina BA, Evans WR, Synett S, Hall-Clark BN, Rentz TO, Schrader C, Yarvis JS, Dondanville KA, Hansen H, Jacoby VM, Lara-Ruiz J, Straud CL, Hale WJ, Shah D, Koch LM, Gerwell KM, Young-McCaughan S, Litz BT, Meyer EC, Blankenship AE, Williamson DE, Roache JD, Javors MA, Sharrieff AM, Niles BL, Keane TM. Massed vs Intensive Outpatient Prolonged Exposure for Combat-Related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open. 2023 Jan 03; 6(1):e2249422.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36602803; PMCID: PMC9856757; DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.49422;
  3. Niles B, Lang A, Olff M. Complementary and integrative interventions for PTSD. Eur J Psychotraumatol. 2023; 14(2):2247888. PMID: 37655624; PMCID: PMC10478588; DOI: 10.1080/20008066.2023.2247888;
  4. Niles BL, Grossman S, McQuade M, Grossman D, Kaiser AP, Muccio B, Warner B, Wang C, Mori DL. Study protocol for a revised randomized trial: Remotely delivered Tai Chi and wellness for Gulf War illness. Contemp Clin Trials. 2023 Feb; 125:107045.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36494045; PMCID: PMC9918688; DOI: 10.1016/j.cct.2022.107045;
  5. Gutner CA, Song J, Canale CA, Suvak MK, Litwack SD, Niles BL, Stirman SW. A pilot randomized effectiveness trial of the unified protocol in trauma-exposed veterans. Depress Anxiety. 2022 Dec; 39(12):813-823.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36258655; PMCID: PMC9729399; DOI: 10.1002/da.23288;
  6. Gurewich D, Kressin N, Bokhour BG, Linsky AM, Dichter ME, Hunt KJ, Fix GM, Niles BL. Randomised controlled trial evaluating the effects of screening and referral for social determinants of health on Veterans' outcomes: protocol. BMJ Open. 2022 Sep 23; 12(9):e058972.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36153033; PMCID: PMC9511545; DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-058972;
  7. Niles BL, Reid KF, Whitworth JW, Alligood E, Williston SK, Grossman DH, McQuade MM, Mori DL. Tai Chi and Qigong for trauma exposed populations: A systematic review. Ment Health Phys Act. 2022 Mar; 22.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37885833; PMCID: PMC10601358; DOI: 10.1016/j.mhpa.2022.100449;
  8. Peterson AL, Young-McCaughan S, Roache JD, Mintz J, Litz BT, Williamson DE, Resick PA, Foa EB, McGeary DD, Dondanville KA, Taylor DJ, Wachen JS, Fox PT, Bryan CJ, McLean CP, Pruiksma KE, Yarvis JS, Niles BL, Abdallah CG, Averill LA, Back SE, Baker MT, Blount TH, Borah AM, Borah EV, Brock MS, Brown LA, Burg MM, Cigrang JA, DeBeer BB, DeVoe ER, Fina BA, Flanagan JC, Fredman SJ, Gardner CL, Gatchel RR, Goodie JL, Gueorguieva R, Higgs JB, Jacoby VM, Kelly KM, Krystal JH, Lapiz-Bluhm MD, López-Roca AL, Marx BP, Maurer DM, McDevitt-Murphy ME, McGeary CA, Meyer EC, Miles SR, Monson CM, Morilak DA, Moring JC, Mysliwiec V, Nicholson KL, Rauch SAM, Riggs DS, Rosen CS, Rudd MD, Schobitz RP, Schrader CC, Shinn AM, Shiroma PR, Sloan DM, Stern SL, Strong R, Vannoy SD, Young KA, Keane TM. STRONG STAR and the Consortium to Alleviate PTSD: Shaping the future of combat PTSD and related conditions in military and veteran populations. Contemp Clin Trials. 2021 11; 110:106583.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34600107
  9. Miles SR, Kent TA, Stanley M, Thompson KE, Sharp C, Niles BL, Young-McCaughan S, Mintz J, Roache JD, Litz BT, Hale WJ, Stanford MS, Keane TM, Peterson AL. Manage Emotions to Reduce Aggression: A Pilot Study of a Brief Treatment to Help Veterans Reduce Impulsive Aggression. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2020 11; 208(11):897-903.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32947454
  10. Fredman SJ, Macdonald A, Monson CM, Dondanville KA, Blount TH, Hall-Clark BN, Fina BA, Mintz J, Litz BT, Young-McCaughan S, Hancock AK, Rhoades GK, Yarvis JS, Resick PA, Roache JD, Le Y, Wachen JS, Niles BL, McGeary CA, Keane TM, Peterson AL. Intensive, Multi-Couple Group Therapy for PTSD: A Nonrandomized Pilot Study With Military and Veteran Dyads. Behav Ther. 2020 09; 51(5):700-714.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32800299; PMCID: PMC10760800; DOI: 10.1016/j.beth.2019.10.003;
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