Jeffrey A. Knight, PhD

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

(857) 364-2476
150 S Huntington Avenue

Biography

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

Other Positions

  • VA Boston Healthcare System

Education

  • West Virginia University, PhD
  • Illinois Institute of Technology, MS
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, BS

Publications

  • Published on 12/10/2017

    Pennington ML, Carpenter TP, Synett SJ, Torres VA, Teague J, Morissette SB, Knight J, Kamholz BW, Keane TM, Zimering RT, Gulliver SB. The Influence of Exposure to Natural Disasters on Depression and PTSD Symptoms among Firefighters. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2018 Feb; 33(1):102-108. PMID: 29223176.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 12/1/2016

    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.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 9/8/2016

    Zimering MB, Knight J, Ge L, Bahn G. Predictors of Cognitive Decline in Older Adult Type 2 Diabetes from the Veterans Affairs Diabetes Trial. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2016; 7:123. PMID: 27660621.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 6/29/2015

    Bernstein RE, Delker BC, Knight JA, Freyd JJ. Hypervigilance in college students: Associations with betrayal and dissociation and psychometric properties in a Brief Hypervigilance Scale. Psychol Trauma. 2015 Sep; 7(5):448-55. PMID: 26121174.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 5/8/2014

    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.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 12/1/2013

    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.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 9/27/2012

    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.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 2/27/2012

    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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  • Published on 2/1/2012

    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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  • Published on 7/1/2011

    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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