Terence M. Keane, PhD, is Director of the National Center for PTSD-Behavioral Sciences Division and Associate Chief of Staff for Research & Development at VA Boston Healthcare System. He is Professor of Psychiatry and Assistant Dean for Research at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Keane has published more than 350 papers on the assessment and treatment of PTSD. For the past 40 consecutive years his program of trauma research has been supported by various federal funding agencies. He is the Co-Principal Investigator of the Consortium to Alleviate PTSD, an initiative supported by the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Defense to improve the care of active duty military and veterans with PTSD. His contributions to the field have been recognized by many national and international honors. His work was also recognized with two honorary doctorates signifying his major contributions to opening the field of psychological trauma to scientific inquiry. In 2015 he was named the recipient of the John Blair Barnwell Award from VA, the highest national award across all disciplines engaged in Clinical Research.
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