Diana M. Higgins, PhD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Psychiatry
General Psychiatry

chronic pain; obesity; veterans health; health services research; clinical trials; public health
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  1. Driscoll MA, Higgins D, Shamaskin-Garroway A, Burger A, Buta E, Goulet JL, Heapy A, Kerns RD, Brandt CA, Haskell SG. Examining Gender as a Correlate of Self-Reported Pain Treatment Use Among Recent Service Veterans with Deployment-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders. Pain Med. 2017 Sep 01; 18(9):1767-1777. PMID: 28379576.
  2. Higgins DM, Martin AM, Baker DG, Vasterling JJ, Risbrough V. The Relationship between Chronic Pain and Neurocognitive Function: A Systematic Review. Clin J Pain. 2017 Jul 17.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28719507.
  3. Heapy AA, Higgins DM, Goulet JL, LaChappelle KM, Driscoll MA, Czlapinski RA, Buta E, Piette JD, Krein SL, Kerns RD. Interactive Voice Response-Based Self-management for Chronic Back Pain: The COPES Noninferiority Randomized Trial. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Jun 01; 177(6):765-773. PMID: 28384682; DOI: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.0223;.
  4. Higgins DM, Fenton BT, Driscoll MA, Heapy AA, Kerns RD, Bair MJ, Carroll C, Brennan PL, Burgess DJ, Piette JD, Haskell SG, Brandt CA, Goulet JL. Gender Differences in Demographic and Clinical Correlates among Veterans with Musculoskeletal Disorders. Womens Health Issues. 2017 Jul - Aug; 27(4):463-470. PMID: 28325585; DOI: 10.1016/j.whi.2017.01.008;.
  5. Goulet JL, Kerns RD, Bair M, Becker WC, Brennan P, Burgess DJ, Carroll CM, Dobscha S, Driscoll MA, Fenton BT, Fraenkel L, Haskell SG, Heapy AA, Higgins DM, Hoff RA, Hwang U, Justice AC, Piette JD, Sinnott P, Wandner L, Womack JA, Brandt CA. The musculoskeletal diagnosis cohort: examining pain and pain care among veterans. Pain. 2016 08; 157(8):1696-703. PMID: 27023420; PMCID: PMC4949131; DOI: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000000567;.
  6. Stojanovic MP, Fonda J, Fortier CB, Higgins DM, Rudolph JL, Milberg WP, McGlinchey RE. Influence of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) on Pain Intensity Levels in OEF/OIF/OND Veterans. Pain Med. 2016 Nov; 17(11):2017-2025.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27040665.
  7. Heapy AA, Higgins DM, LaChappelle KM, Kirlin J, Goulet JL, Czlapinski RA, Buta E, Piette JD, Krein SL, Richardson CR, Kerns RD. Cooperative pain education and self-management (COPES): study design and protocol of a randomized non-inferiority trial of an interactive voice response-based self-management intervention for chronic low back pain. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2016 Feb 16; 17:85. PMID: 26879051; PMCID: PMC4754867; DOI: 10.1186/s12891-016-0924-z;.
  8. Higgins DM, Buta E, Dorflinger L, Masheb RM, Ruser CB, Goulet JL, Heapy AA. Prevalence and correlates of painful conditions and multimorbidity in national sample of overweight/obese Veterans. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2016; 53(1):71-82. PMID: 26933823; DOI: 10.1682/JRRD.2014.10.0251;.
  9. Burgess DJ, Gravely AA, Nelson DB, Bair MJ, Kerns RD, Higgins DM, Farmer MM, Partin MR. Association between pain outcomes and race and opioid treatment: Retrospective cohort study of Veterans. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2016; 53(1):13-24. PMID: 26933921; DOI: 10.1682/JRRD.2014.10.0252;.
  10. 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;.
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