Emergency BU Alert BU Medical Campus OPEN Jan. 28, 2015 Boston University Medical Campus will be open Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. BUSM classes will be held as scheduled. Staff should check with their managers regarding work schedules. Medical, PA and GMS students who are assigned to inpatient services or clinics are expected to be present, if possible. Students who are assigned to outpatient services should check with their course director or the policy at the clinical site. GMS classes are canceled. Staff should check with their manager regarding their work schedules. The Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine will follow normal school hours. All Patient Treatment Centers will be open for patient care and all classes will be held as scheduled. BU School of Public Health classes are canceled; SPH non-essential staff may telecommute. Employees who are part of the BUMC parking program should park in your assigned lot or garage. The Boston parking ban is still in effect. For updated information, please call the weather/emergency hotline at 617-638-6886 or visit the BU Emergency Communications website at http://www.bu.edu/ehs/comm/

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


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of BU School of Medicine