Deanna Mori, PhD

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

150 S. Huntington Ave

Other Positions

  • VA Boston Healthcare System


  • Vanderbilt University, PhD
  • Vanderbilt University, MA
  • Skidmore College, BA


  • Published on 12/6/2022

    Niles BL, Grossman S, McQuade M, Grossman D, Kaiser AP, Muccio B, Warner B, Wang C, Mori DL. Study protocol for a revised randomized trial: Remotely delivered Tai Chi and wellness for Gulf War illness. Contemp Clin Trials. 2023 Feb; 125:107045. PMID: 36494045.

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  • Published on 3/1/2022

    Niles BL, Reid KF, Whitworth JW, Alligood E, Williston SK, Grossman DH, McQuade MM, Mori DL. Tai Chi and Qigong for trauma exposed populations: A systematic review. Ment Health Phys Act. 2022 Mar; 22. PMID: 37885833.

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  • Published on 6/28/2021

    Goodwin CL, Driver JA, Shipherd JC, Yeterian JD, Mori DL. Fallen Between the Cracks: Protecting Research Staff From Participant-Perpetrated Harassment. J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics. 2021 10; 16(4):389-395. PMID: 34180742.

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  • Published on 3/12/2020

    Reese Akcakaya RL, Mori DL. The Assessment of Readiness and Consent for Hormone Therapy: A Semi-structured Interview for Use With Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Individuals. J Acad Consult Liaison Psychiatry. 2021 May-Jun; 62(3):345-352. PMID: 33487444.

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  • Published on 8/1/2019

    Mori DL, Smidt K, Brown L, Pless Kaiser A, Weinstein ES, Niles BL. Acceptability of a Wellness Group Program for Veterans With Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Glob Adv Health Med. 2019; 8:2164956119867048. PMID: 31413926.

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  • Published on 5/30/2019

    Reid KF, Bannuru RR, Wang C, Mori DL, Niles BL. The Effects of Tai Chi Mind-Body Approach on the Mechanisms of Gulf War Illness: an Umbrella Review. Integr Med Res. 2019 Sep; 8(3):167-172. PMID: 31304089.

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  • Published on 5/19/2018

    Wan ES, Kantorowski A, Homsy D, Kadri R, Richardson CR, Mori D, Moy ML. Self-reported task-oriented physical activity: A comparison with objective daily step count in COPD. Respir Med. 2018 07; 140:63-70. PMID: 29957283.

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  • Published on 5/10/2018

    Niles BL, Mori DL, Polizzi C, Pless Kaiser A, Weinstein ES, Gershkovich M, Wang C. A systematic review of randomized trials of mind-body interventions for PTSD. J Clin Psychol. 2018 09; 74(9):1485-1508. PMID: 29745422.

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  • Published on 11/29/2016

    Niles BL, Mori DL, Polizzi CP, Pless Kaiser A, Ledoux AM, Wang C. Feasibility, qualitative findings and satisfaction of a brief Tai Chi mind-body programme for veterans with post-traumatic stress symptoms. BMJ Open. 2016 11 29; 6(11):e012464. PMID: 27899398.

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  • Published on 5/1/2015

    Johnson EJ, Niles BL, Mori DL. Targeted recruitment of adults with type 2 diabetes for a physical activity intervention. Diabetes Spectr. 2015 May; 28(2):99-105. PMID: 25987808.

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