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Jamie L. Rhudy, Ph.D.


Pain, Emotion, Psychophysiology

Degree: PhD
Broad Expertise/Interests:
  • Affective Neuroscience
  • Pain Processing
  • Psychophysiology
  • Quantitative Sensory Testing
  • Longitudinal and multilevel statistical analysis
Seeking Collaborators with Skill Sets:
  • Genetics
  • Epigenetics
  • Immunology
  • fMRI
Neuroscience Research Interests: The general domains of affective neuroscience and the mind-body connection, with a specific focus on psychophysiological assessment of individual differences in emotion, pain, and pain modulation.
Funding in the Last Three Years:

Health Research Grant, OCAST, University of Tulsa Faculty Development Grant, NIH / NIMHD, NSF

Publication Highlights:

Modified biofeedback (Conditioned Biofeedback) promotes anti-nociception by increasing the nociceptive flexion reflex threshold and reducing temporal summation of pain: A controlled trial.  Journal of Pain.

Assessing Peripheral Fibers, Pain Sensitivity, Central Sensitization, and Descending Inhibition in Native Americans:  Main findings from the Oklahoma Study of Native American Pain Risk (OK-SNAP). PAIN, 161, 388-404. PMID:  31977838

The influence of placebo analgesia manipulations on pain report, the nociceptive flexion reflex, and autonomic responses to pain.  The Journal of Pain, 19 (11), 1257–1274.  PMID:  29758356