Attention A T users. To access the menus on this page please perform the following steps. 1. Please switch auto forms mode to off. 2. Hit enter to expand a main menu option (Health, Benefits, etc). 3. To enter and activate the submenu links, hit the down arrow. You will now be able to tab or arrow up or down through the submenu options to access/activate the submenu links.

PTSD: National Center for PTSD

Quick Links

Veterans Crisis Line Badge
My healthevet badge

Behavioral Science Division and Staff


Behavioral Science Division and Staff

The Behavioral Science Division, headquartered in Boston, MA, specializes in development and testing of treatment interventions for use with various trauma-exposed populations; longitudinal studies of people after exposure to trauma; psychophysiology, information processing and basic mechanisms of PTSD; and development of assessment instruments.

National Center faculty is active in training programs at both the predoctoral and postdoctoral levels. See Positions Available for internship and fellowship opportunities that are offered at each Division site.

Read about research taking place at this Division or about the Center's education initiatives.

Contact Information for Behavioral Science Division
National Center for PTSD (116B-2)
VA Boston Healthcare System
150 South Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02130
Phone: (857) 364-4143
Fax: (857) 364-4501


Name Position Phone Ext. Email
Terence Keane, PhD Director (857) 364-4551 email
Danny Kaloupek, PhD Deputy Director (857) 364-4144 email
Denise Sloan, PhD Assoc. Director/Education (857) 364-6333 email

Operations Staff

Name Position Phone Ext. Email
Andrea Carney, BA Administrative Officer (857) 364-4143 email

Research and Education Staff

Name Position Phone Ext. Email
Michelle Bovin Project Coordinator (857) 364-4123 email
Lisa Fisher, PhD Affiliated Educator (857) 364-4127 email
Jasmeet Pannu Hayes, PhD Principal Investigator (857) 364-4143 email
Jeffrey Knight, PhD Principal Investigator (857) 364-4133 email
Karen Krinsley, PhD Affiliated Investigator (857) 364-4132 email
Brian Marx, PhD Principal Investigator (857) 364-6071 email
Mark Miller, PhD Principal Investigator (857) 364-5733 email
Barbara Niles, PhD Principal Investigator (857) 364-4128 email
Anica Pless Kaiser, PhD Principal Investigator (857) 364-5309 email
Steve Quinn, PhD Affiliated Educator (857) 364-4216 email
Annemarie Reardon, PhD Project Coordinator (857) 364-4937 email
Karen Ryabchenko, PhD Affiliated Educator (857) 364-4122 email
Naomi Samimi Sadeh, PhD Principal Investigator (857) 364-4122 45924 email
Ty Sawyer, PhD Project Coordinator (857) 364-2311 email
Ron Spiro, PhD Affiliated Investigator (857) 364-2888 email
Casey Taft, PhD Principal Investigator (857) 364-6261 email
Jennifer Vasterling, PhD Affiliated Investigator (857) 364-6522 email
Robin Weatherill, PhD Project Coordinator (857) 364-6510 email
Erika Wolf, PhD Principal Investigator (857) 364-4083 email

Date this content was last updated is at the bottom of the page.

Share this page

Where to Get Help for PTSD

Search Pilots

Search PILOTS*, the largest citation database on PTSD.
What is PILOTS?

The National Center for PTSD does not provide direct clinical care, individual referrals or benefits information.

*Link will take you outside the VA website. VA is not responsible for the content of the linked site.