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 36 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 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 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, Division of 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 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.
- 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 May; 32(3):255-263. PMID: 29771556.
- Published on 4/10/2018
Lee DJ, Kearns JC, Wisco BE, Green JD, Gradus JL, Sloan DM, Nock MK, Rosen RC, Keane TM, Marx BP. A longitudinal study of risk factors for suicide attempts among Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans. Depress Anxiety. 2018 07; 35(7):609-618. PMID: 29637667.
- 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.
- Published on 11/8/2017
McLean CP, Rauch SAM, Foa EB, Sripada RK, Tannahill HS, Mintz J, Yarvis J, Young-McCaughan S, Dondanville KA, Hall-Clark BN, Fina BA, Keane TM, Peterson AL. Design of a randomized controlled trial examining the efficacy and biological mechanisms of web-prolonged exposure and present-centered therapy for PTSD among active-duty military personnel and veterans. Contemp Clin Trials. 2018 Jan; 64:41-48. PMID: 29128649.
- Published on 8/28/2017
Carleton RN, Afifi TO, Turner S, Taillieu T, Duranceau S, LeBouthillier DM, Sareen J, Ricciardelli R, MacPhee RS, Groll D, Hozempa K, Brunet A, Weekes JR, Griffiths CT, Abrams KJ, Jones NA, Beshai S, Cramm HA, Dobson KS, Hatcher S, Keane TM, Stewart SH, Asmundson GJG. Mental Disorder Symptoms among Public Safety Personnel in Canada. Can J Psychiatry. 2018 Jan; 63(1):54-64. PMID: 28845686.
- Published on 8/1/2017
Green JD, Annunziata A, Kleiman SE, Bovin MJ, Harwell AM, Fox AML, Black SK, Schnurr PP, Holowka DW, Rosen RC, Keane TM, Marx BP. Examining the diagnostic utility of the DSM-5 PTSD symptoms among male and female returning veterans. Depress Anxiety. 2017 Aug; 34(8):752-760. PMID: 28763159.
- Published on 6/1/2017
Brief DJ, Solhan M, Rybin D, Enggasser JL, Rubin A, Roy M, Helmuth E, Schreiner A, Heilman M, Vittorio L, Rosenbloom D, Keane TM. Web-based alcohol intervention for veterans: PTSD, combat exposure, and alcohol outcomes. Psychol Trauma. 2018 Mar; 10(2):154-162. PMID: 28569525.
- Published on 6/1/2017
Marx BP, Engel-Rebitzer E, Bovin MJ, Parker-Guilbert KS, Moshier S, Barretto K, Szafranski D, Gallagher MW, Holowka DW, Rosen RC, Keane TM. The influence of veteran race and psychometric testing on veterans affairs posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) disability exam outcomes. Psychol Assess. 2017 Jun; 29(6):710-719. PMID: 28594214.
- Published on 5/11/2017
Weathers FW, Bovin MJ, Lee DJ, Sloan DM, Schnurr PP, Kaloupek DG, Keane TM, Marx BP. The Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-5 (CAPS-5): Development and initial psychometric evaluation in military veterans. Psychol Assess. 2018 Mar; 30(3):383-395. PMID: 28493729.
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