John D. Otis, PhD
Research Associate Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Psychological and Brain Sciences
Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders

PhD, University of Florida
BA, University of West Florida
BS, University of West 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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  1. Palfai TP, Morone NE, Kratzer MPL, Murray GE, Otis JD, Maisto SA, Rowland BHP. Mobile health intervention to address chronic pain among those who engage in hazardous drinking: A pilot study. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2024 Mar 01; 256:111121.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38367537; PMCID: PMC11056789; DOI: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2024.111121;
     
  2. Beaudette-Zlatanova B, Lew RA, Otis JD, Branch-Elliman W, Bacorro E, Dubreuil M, Eyvazzadeh C, Kaur M, Lazzari AA, Libbey C, Monach PA. Pilot Study of Low-dose Naltrexone for the Treatment of Chronic Pain Due to Arthritis: A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Crossover Clinical Trial. Clin Ther. 2023 May; 45(5):468-477.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37045708
     
  3. Lacefield K, Samph SP, Orbon S, Otis J. Integrated intervention for comorbid posttraumatic stress disorder and fibromyalgia: A pilot study of women veterans. Psychol Trauma. 2020 Oct; 12(7):725-729. PMID: 32757579
     
  4. Palfai TP, Saitz R, Kratzer MPL, Taylor JL, Otis JD, Bernstein JA. An integrated videoconferencing intervention for chronic pain and heavy drinking among patients in HIV-care: a proof-of-concept study. AIDS Care. 2020 09; 32(9):1133-1140.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32524827; PMCID: PMC7484138; DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2020.1776825;
     
  5. Mun CJ, Otis JD, Concato J, Reid MC, Burg MM, Czlapinski R, Kerns RD. Further Examination of the Pain Stages of Change Questionnaires Among Chronic Low Back Pain Patients: Long-Term Predictive Validity of Pretreatment and Posttreatment Change Scores and Stability of Posttreatment Scores. Clin J Pain. 2020 03; 36(3):227. PMID: 31899724; PMCID: PMC7060927; DOI: 10.1097/AJP.0000000000000796;
     
  6. Gromisch ES, Kerns RD, Czlapinski R, Beenken B, Otis J, Lo AC, Beauvais J. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for the Management of Multiple Sclerosis-Related Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Int J MS Care. 2020 Jan-Feb; 22(1):8-14. PMID: 32123523; PMCID: PMC7041614; DOI: 10.7224/1537-2073.2018-023;
     
  7. Kind S, Otis JD. The Interaction Between Chronic Pain and PTSD. Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2019 Nov 28; 23(12):91. PMID: 31781875
     
  8. Mun CJ, Otis JD, Concato J, Reid MC, Burg MM, Czlapinski R, Kerns RD. Further Examination of the Pain Stages of Change Questionnaires Among Chronic Low Back Pain Patients: Long-term Predictive Validity of Pretreatment and Posttreatment Change Scores and Stability of Posttreatment Scores. Clin J Pain. 2019 09; 35(9):744-752. PMID: 31149934
     
  9. Palfai TP, Taylor JL, Saitz R, Kratzer MPL, Otis JD, Bernstein JA. Development of a tailored, telehealth intervention to address chronic pain and heavy drinking among people with HIV infection: integrating perspectives of patients in HIV care. Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2019 08 29; 14(1):35.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31464645; PMCID: PMC6714455; DOI: 10.1186/s13722-019-0165-1;
     
  10. Freed RD, Emmert-Aronson BO, Alschuler KN, Otis JD. Confirmatory factor analysis of the Coping Strategies Questionnaire-Revised for veterans with pain. Psychol Serv. 2019 Nov; 16(4):535-542. PMID: 29578740
     
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Bar chart showing 37 publications over 19 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2002 and 2003 and 2020

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2016 Boston University School of Medicine: Stanley L. Robbins Award for Excellence in Teaching
2016 Boston University School of Medicine: The Challenger Award
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Cognitive behavioral therapy
Medical Education
Pain management
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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