MSPP Thirty-Third Commencement, 2013
Doctorate of Humane Letters
Terence M. Keane
Terence M. Keane, PhD is a Professor and Vice-Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine. He is among the world's most recognized experts in the assessment and treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and he co-Chaired the NIMH Consensus Conference on this topic. Dr. Keane has devoted his life to the care and treatment of those who suffer from PTSD and his more than 250 professional publications have informed and influenced the work of clinicians and policy makers who work with this population. In the aftermath of the Vietnam War, Dr. Keane was among those who were inspired to create the National Center for PTSD where he serves as the Director of the Behavioral Science Division. Last year, the American Psychological Association awarded him the Harold Hildreth Award for Distinguished Public Service for his scholarship, service and contributions to the care of those who have experienced psychological trauma.