Scott M. Hayes, PhD

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

Scott Hayes
857.364.4191
72 E. Concord St Building A

Biography

Dr. Hayes is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine, the Associate Director of the Neuroimaging Research for Veterans Center at VA Boston Healthcare System, and a core faculty member of the BU Memory Disorders Research Center. Dr. Hayes graduated from Skidmore College (Biology, Psychology) and completed his doctoral work in Clinical Psychology (Neuropsychology) and Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Arizona. He completed an NRSA-funded cognitive neuroscience-clinical neuropsychology postdoctoral fellowship in the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at Duke University and the Bryan Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at Duke University Medical Center. His research interests include the examination of the neural correlates of human memory, studying age-related cognitive and neural-decline, and identification of factors (physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness, etc) that mitigate cognitive and neural decline. A licensed psychologist, Dr. Hayes clinical interests include neuropsychological assessment of age-related neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, microvascular disease, and frontotemporal dementia, as well as amnesia.

Other Positions

  • VA Boston Healthcare System

Education

  • University of Arizona, PhD
  • University of Arizona, MA
  • Skidmore College, BA

Publications

  • Published on 3/21/2019

    Hegberg NJ, Hayes JP, Hayes SM. Exercise Intervention in PTSD: A Narrative Review and Rationale for Implementation. Front Psychiatry. 2019; 10:133. PMID: 30949075.

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  • Published on 2/26/2019

    Sullivan DR, Marx B, Chen MS, Depue BE, Hayes SM, Hayes JP. Behavioral and neural correlates of memory suppression in PTSD. J Psychiatr Res. 2019 May; 112:30-37. PMID: 30844595.

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  • Published on 2/14/2019

    Palombo DJ, Hayes SM, Reid AG, Verfaellie M. Hippocampal contributions to value-based learning: Converging evidence from fMRI and amnesia. Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci. 2019 Feb 14. PMID: 30767129.

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  • Published on 2/1/2018

    Palombo DJ, Hayes SM, Peterson KM, Keane MM, Verfaellie M. Medial Temporal Lobe Contributions to Episodic Future Thinking: Scene Construction or Future Projection? Cereb Cortex. 2018 02 01; 28(2):447-458. PMID: 27913433.

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  • Published on 9/9/2017

    Hayes JP, Hayes S, Miller DR, Lafleche G, Logue MW, Verfaellie M. Automated measurement of hippocampal subfields in PTSD: Evidence for smaller dentate gyrus volume. J Psychiatr Res. 2017 Dec; 95:247-252. PMID: 28923718.

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  • Published on 8/30/2017

    Hayes JP, Reagan A, Logue MW, Hayes SM, Sadeh N, Miller DR, Verfaellie M, Wolf EJ, McGlinchey RE, Milberg WP, Stone A, Schichman SA, Miller MW. BDNF genotype is associated with hippocampal volume in mild traumatic brain injury. Genes Brain Behav. 2018 02; 17(2):107-117. PMID: 28755387.

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  • Published on 3/1/2017

    Hayes JP, Logue MW, Reagan A, Salat D, Wolf EJ, Sadeh N, Spielberg JM, Sperbeck E, Hayes SM, McGlinchey RE, Milberg WP, Verfaellie M, Stone A, Schichman SA, Miller MW. COMT Val158Met polymorphism moderates the association between PTSD symptom severity and hippocampal volume. J Psychiatry Neurosci. 2017 Mar; 42(2):95-102. PMID: 28234210.

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  • Published on 3/1/2017

    Hayes JP, Logue MW, Sadeh N, Spielberg JM, Verfaellie M, Hayes SM, Reagan A, Salat DH, Wolf EJ, McGlinchey RE, Milberg WP, Stone A, Schichman SA, Miller MW. Mild traumatic brain injury is associated with reduced cortical thickness in those at risk for Alzheimer's disease. Brain. 2017 Mar 01; 140(3):813-825. PMID: 28077398.

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  • Published on 1/13/2017

    Miller DR, Hayes SM, Hayes JP, Spielberg JM, Lafleche G, Verfaellie M. Default Mode Network Subsystems are Differentially Disrupted in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Biol Psychiatry Cogn Neurosci Neuroimaging. 2017 05; 2(4):363-371. PMID: 28435932.

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  • Published on 1/12/2017

    Hayes SM, Hayes JP, Williams VJ, Liu H, Verfaellie M. FMRI activity during associative encoding is correlated with cardiorespiratory fitness and source memory performance in older adults. Cortex. 2017 06; 91:208-220. PMID: 28161031.

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