Selected Publications

Murphy, J.L., & Rafie, S. (2020). Chronic Pain and Opioid Management: Strategies for Integrated Treatment. American Psychological Association.

Murphy, J.L., Cordova, M.J., & Dedert, E.A. (2020). Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain in Veterans: Evidence for Effectiveness in a Model Program. Psychological Services.

Covington, E.C., Argoff, C.E., Ballantyne, J.C, Cowan, P., Gazelka, H.M., Hooten, W.M., Kertesz, S.G., Manhapra, A., Murphy, J.L., Stanos, S.P., & Sullivan, M.D. (2020). Ensuring Patient Protections When Tapering Opioids: Consensus Panel Recommendations. Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 95(10), 2155-2171.

Darnall B.D., Mackey S.C., Stieg R.L., Flood P., Kao M.C., Lorig K., Mardian A., Porter J., Okvat H., Colloca L., DeBruyne K., Tian L., Perez L., McGovern M., King H., Murphy J.L., Van Dorsten B., Pun T., & Cheung M. (2019). Comparative Effectiveness of Pain Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Chronic Pain Self-Management within the Context of Voluntary Patient-Centered Prescription Opioid Tapering: The EMPOWER Study Protocol, Pain Medicine, pnz285,

Fowler, C.A., Ballistrea, L.M., Mazzon, K.E., Martin, A.M., Kaplan, H., Kip, K.E., Murphy, J.L., & Winkler, S.L. (2019). Virtual Reality Intervention for Fear of Movement for Veterans with Chronic Pain: Protocol for A Feasibility Study. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 5(1).

Beehler, G.P., Murphy, J.L., King, P.R., Dollar, K.M., Kearney, L.K., Haslam, A., Wade, M., & Goldstein, W.R. (2019). Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain: Results from a Clinical Demonstration Project in Primary Care Behavioral Health. The Clinical Journal of Pain, 35(10), 809–817.

Murphy, J.L. (2019). Brief Behavioral Treatments for Chronic Pain: Implementing Behavioral Pain Medicine Strategies Across the Continuum of Care. Practical Pain Management, 19(4):66-67.

Murphy, J.L. &  Schatman, M.E. (2019). Interdisciplinary chronic pain management: Overview and lessons from the public sector. In Ballantyne J.C., Fishman S.M., Rathmell J.P (Eds.): Bonica’s Management of Pain, 5th edition: 1709-1716.

Murphy J.L., Phillips K.M., Rafie S. (2016). Sex Differences between Veterans Participating in Interdisciplinary Chronic Pain Rehabilitation. Journal of Rehabilitation Research Development, 53(1):83–94.

Stewart, M.O., Karlin, B.E., Murphy, J.L., Raffa, S.D., Miller, S.A., McKellar, J.D., & Kerns, R.D. (2015). National Dissemination of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain in Veterans: Therapist- and Patient-Level Outcomes. Clinical Journal of Pain, 31:722-729.

Murphy, J.L. & Clark, M.E. (2013). Prescription Drug Abuse in the Military. In B. Moore & J. Barnett (Eds.) Military Psychologists’ Desk Reference. Oxford University Press.

Murphy, J.L, Clark, M.E., & Banou, E. (2013). Opioid Cessation and Multidimensional Outcomes After Interdisciplinary Chronic Pain Treatment. Clinical Journal of Pain, 29(2),109-17.

Currently Funded Trials

Title: Sequential and Comparative Evaluation of Pain Treatment Effectiveness Response – The SCEPTER Trial
Role: Co-Investigator; CBT for Chronic Pain Treatment Lead
Source: VA Cooperative Studies Program (CSP)
PIs: David Clark, MD & Matthew Bair, MD
Total: $20.9 M

Title: Implementation of a Pragmatic Trial of Whole Health Team vs. Primary Care Group Education to Promote Non-Pharmacological Strategies to Improve Pain, Functioning, and Quality of Life in Veterans (wHOPE)
Role: Co-Investigator; Primary Care Group Education Treatment Lead
PIs: Karen Seal, MD & William Becker, MD
Total: $5 M

Title: Clinical Strategies for Managing and Reducing Long-Term Opioid Use for Chronic Pain
Role: Consultant; Developer/Trainer of EMPOWER Pain-CBT
Source: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
PI: Beth Darnall, PhD
Total: $8.8 M

Title: Cooperative Pain Education and Self-management: Expanding Treatment for Real-World Access: (COPES ExTRA)
Role: Co-Investigator; CBT for Chronic Pain Trainer/Subject Matter Expert
PI: Alicia Heapy, PhD
Total: $4.8 M

Title: Characterization and Treatment of Chronic Pain after Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
Role: Co-Investigator; Chronic Pain Subject Matter Expert
PIs: Cynthia Harrison-Felix, PhD; Jeanne Hoffman, PhD; Kimberley Monden, PhD
Source: National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR)
Total: $3.1 M

Title: Delivering a Mobile and Web Based Self Directed Complementary and Integrative Health Program to Veterans and Their Partners to Manage Pain and PTSD
Role: Co-Investigator; Chronic Pain Subject Matter Expert
Source: VA Rehabilitation Research and Development (RR&D)
PI: Jolie Haun, PhD
Total: $1.1 M

Title: RCT of Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain
Role: Co-Investigator; CBT for Chronic Pain Trainer/Subject Matter Expert
Source: VA Rehabilitation Research and Development (RR&D) SPiRE
PI: Gregory Beehler, PhD
Total: $200,000

Title: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain: do Modifications Affect Veterans of implementation (CBT-CP MAVEN)
Role: Consultant; CBT for Chronic Pain Subject Matter Expert
Source: VA Health Services Research and Development (HSR&D) Merit
PI: Alan McGuire, PhD
Total: $1.1 M