Medical Student Faculty and Staff

 John D. Otis, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at Boston University School of Medicine. He is also the Director of Medical Student Education for Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Otis completed his doctoral training in the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology at the University of Florida Health Science Center in 2000, specializing in the assessment and treatment of chronic pain. He completed his internship and post-doctoral training at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System. He is currently the Director of Pain Research at the VA Boston Healthcare System where he directs clinical and research programs in pain management. His areas of expertise are Health Psychology and the application of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to pain management. His research interests include the development of effective treatments for veterans with comorbid chronic pain and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

John D. Otis Ph.D.
Caroline Mulligan Educational CoordinatorOffice Location: DOB 9, Room 906

Phone: (617) 414-7511

Caroline Mulligan

Caroline Mulligan


Primary teaching affiliate
of BU School of Medicine