Dr. Keane is Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology at Boston University. Assistant Dean of VA Research, Keane is also the Associate Chief of Staff for Research and Development at VA Boston Healthcare System and Director of the National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder’s Behavioral Science Division.
The Past President of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS), the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) the Society of Clinical Psychology, the Association of VA Psychology Leaders, and the Division of Trauma Psychology of the APA, Dr. Keane has published fourteen edited volumes and over 300 articles and chapters on the assessment and treatment of PTSD. For the past 39 years the VA, the National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, and Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) have continuously supported his program of research on psychological trauma. His contributions to the field have been recognized by many honors including two honorary doctorates, the Lifetime Achievement Award (2004) and the Robert Laufer Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievement (1996) from ISTSS, a J. William Fulbright Senior Scholarship (1993-4), the Outstanding Researcher in Behavior Therapy Award from the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy (2004), the Outstanding Research Contributions Award (2000) and the Distinguished Service Award (2002) from the American Psychological Association, Outstanding Research Contributions (2013) from the Society for Clinical Psychology (APA) and the Weisband Distinguished Alumnus Award (1998) from Binghamton University (SUNY) where he received his doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 1978. In 2015, Keane received the John Blair Barnwell Award for Outstanding Contributions in Clinical Science from the Veterans Health Administration.
Dr. Keane is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science. He has consulted, lectured, and conducted workshops internationally on topics related to psychological trauma. His current work and interests are in the development of a national VA registry of PTSD patients and the construction of an internet based treatment program to assist in the readjustment of returning war veterans with post-deployment behavioral health problems.
- Assistant Dean of Veteran's Affairs, Boston University School of Public Health
- Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students), Boston University School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences
- VA Boston Healthcare System
- Boston Medical Center
- State University of New York at Binghamton, PhD
- State University of New York at Binghamton, MA
- University of Rochester, BA
- Published on 12/27/2018
Millner AJ, den Ouden HEM, Gershman SJ, Glenn CR, Kearns JC, Bornstein AM, Marx BP, Keane TM, Nock MK. Suicidal thoughts and behaviors are associated with an increased decision-making bias for active responses to escape aversive states. J Abnorm Psychol. 2019 Feb; 128(2):106-118. PMID: 30589305.
- Published on 10/29/2018
Marshall GN, Jaycox LH, Engel CC, Richardson AS, Dutra SJ, Keane TM, Rosen RC, Marx BP. PTSD symptoms are differentially associated with general distress and physiological arousal: Implications for the conceptualization and measurement of PTSD. J Anxiety Disord. 2019 Mar; 62:26-34. PMID: 30496918.
- Published on 10/8/2018
Kleiman SE, Bovin MJ, Black SK, Rodriguez P, Brown LG, Brown ME, Lunney CA, Weathers FW, Schnurr PP, Spira J, Keane TM, Marx BP. Psychometric properties of a brief measure of posttraumatic stress disorder-related impairment: The Brief Inventory of Psychosocial Functioning. Psychol Serv. 2018 Oct 08. PMID: 30299150.
- Published on 9/25/2018
Ben Barnes J, Presseau C, Jordan AH, Kline NK, Young-McCaughan S, Keane TM, Peterson AL, Litz BT. Common Data Elements in the Assessment of Military-Related PTSD Research Applied in the Consortium to Alleviate PTSD. Mil Med. 2018 Sep 25. PMID: 30252077.
- Published on 8/24/2018
Back SE, Flanagan JC, Jones JL, Augur I, Peterson AL, Young-McCaughan S, Shirley DW, Henschel A, Joseph JE, Litz BT, Hancock AK, Roache JD, Mintz J, Wachen JS, Keane TM, Brady KT. Doxazosin for the treatment of co-occurring PTSD and alcohol use disorder: Design and methodology of a randomized controlled trial in military veterans. Contemp Clin Trials. 2018 Oct; 73:8-15. PMID: 30145268.
- Published on 8/16/2018
Lee DJ, Bovin MJ, Weathers FW, Palmieri PA, Schnurr PP, Sloan DM, Keane TM, Marx BP. Latent factor structure of DSM-5 posttraumatic stress disorder: Evaluation of method variance and construct validity of novel symptom clusters. Psychol Assess. 2019 Jan; 31(1):46-58. PMID: 30113182.
- Published on 8/1/2018
Moshier SJ, Bovin MJ, Gay NG, Wisco BE, Mitchell KS, Lee DJ, Sloan DM, Weathers FW, Schnurr PP, Keane TM, Marx BP. Examination of posttraumatic stress disorder symptom networks using clinician-rated and patient-rated data. J Abnorm Psychol. 2018 Aug; 127(6):541-547. PMID: 30102064.
- Published on 7/25/2018
Peterson AL, Foa EB, Blount TH, McLean CP, Shah DV, Young-McCaughan S, Litz BT, Schobitz RP, Castillo DT, Rentz TO, Yarvis JS, Dondanville KA, Fina BA, Hall-Clark BN, Brown LA, DeBeer BR, Jacoby VM, Hancock AK, Williamson DE, Evans WR, Synett S, Straud C, Hansen HR, Meyer EC, Javors MA, Sharrieff AM, Lara-Ruiz J, Koch LM, Roache JD, Mintz J, Keane TM. Intensive prolonged exposure therapy for combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder: Design and methodology of a randomized clinical trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2018 Sep; 72:126-136. PMID: 30055335.
- Published on 5/1/2018
Gulliver SB, Zimering R, Knight J, Morissette S, Kamholz B, Meyer E, Keane T, Pennington M, Denman T, Carpenter T, Kimbrel N. Tobacco and alcohol use among firefighters during their first 3 years of service. Psychol Addict Behav. 2018 05; 32(3):255-263. PMID: 29771556.
- Published on 5/1/2018
Bovin MJ, Black SK, Rodriguez P, Lunney CA, Kleiman SE, Weathers FW, Schnurr PP, Spira J, Keane TM, Marx BP. Development and validation of a measure of PTSD-related psychosocial functional impairment: The Inventory of Psychosocial Functioning. Psychol Serv. 2018 May; 15(2):216-229. PMID: 29723024.
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