2019 Faculty

Candice A. Alfano, PhD
Professor of Psychology
Director, Sleep and Anxiety Center of Houston
University of Houston | Houston, TC
Mary A. Carskadon, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Adjunct Professor of Cognitive, Linguistic & Psychological Sciences
Brown University
Director of Chronobiology
Emma P. Bradley Hospital | Providence, RI
Penny Corkum, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Psychology & Neuroscience
Dalhousie University
Psychologist and Director, ADHD Clinic, CEHHA
Scientific Staff, IWK Health Centre
Nova Scotia, Canada 
Valerie Crabtree, PhD
Associate Member, St. Jude Faculty
Director of Clinical Services and Training, Psychology
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital | Memphis, TN 
Stephanie J. Crowley, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director, Biological Rhythms Research Laboratory
Rush University Medical Center | Chicago IL 
Jeffrey S. Durmer, MD, PhD, D.ABSM
Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer
Adjunct Professor, Department of Health Professions
George State University | Atlanta, GA 
Julie Flygare, JD
Founder, President, & CEO
Project Sleep | Los Angeles, CA 
Patricia Franco, MD, PhD
Professor, Faculty of Medicine
University Claude Bernard Lyon 
Pediatric Sleep Medicine
Hôpital Femme Mère Enfant | Lyon, France
Michelle M. Garrison, PhD, MPH
Research Associate Professor
Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
University of Washington School of Medicine
Department of Health Services
University of Washington School of Public Health
Principal Investigator
Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development
Seattle Children's Research Institute | Seattle, WA 
Dominic B. Gault, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
University of South Carolina Greenville School of Medicine
Medical Director, Pediatric Sleep Medicine
Greenville Health System | Greenville SC
Anna Ivanenko, MD, PhD
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciencies
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Sleep Medicine, Central DuPage Hospital
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago | Chicago, IL
Member, Children's Community Physicians Association
Eliot S. Katz, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics | Harvard Medical School
Division of Pulmonary & Respiratory Diseases
Boston Children's Hospital | Boston, MA
Umakanth A. Katwa, MD
Instructor in Pediatrics | Harvard Medical School
Division of Pulmonary & Respiratory Diseases
Director, Sleep Laboratories
Director, Aero-digestive Center
Director, Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Program
Boston Children's Hospital | Boston, MA
Kendra N. Krietsch, PhD
T32 Research Fellow in Child Behavior and Nutrition
Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center | Cincinnati, OH
Monique K. LeBougeois, PhD, MS, MA 1
Associate Professor, Integrative Physiology
Center for Neuroscience
University of Colorado Boulder | Boulder, CO
Whitney A. Loring, PsyD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Vanderbilt Kennedy Center
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Clinical Psychologist
TRIAD Families First Coordinator | Nashville, TN
Jessica R. Lunsford-Avery, PhD
Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Duke University | Durham, NC
Beth A. Malow, MD, MS
Bury Chair in Cognitive Childhood Development
Professor of Neurology & Pediatrics
Director, Vanderbilt Sleep Disorders Division
Vanderbilt University Medical Center | Nashville, TN
Kiran Maski, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Neurology 
Harvard Medical School
Director, Sleep Neurology Clinic
Boston Children’s Hospital | Boston, MA
Lisa J. Meltzer, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Behavioral Sleep Clinic
National Jewish Health | Denver, CO
Jodi A. Mindell, PhD, CBSM
Professor of Psychology
Director, Graduate Psychology | Saint Joseph’s University
Associate Director, Sleep Center
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia | Philadelphia, PA
Chair, Board of Directors | Pediatric Sleep Council
Judith A. Owens, MD, MPH
Professor of Neurology | Harvard Medical School
Director, Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders
Boston Children’s Hospital | Boston, MA
Althea A. Robinson Shelton, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Sleep Division, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center
Vanderbilt Medical Center, Vanderbilt University | Nashville, TN
Carol L. Rosen, MD
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
J. S. Rube Endowed Chair in Pediatric Sleep Medicine
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Medical Center
Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital | Cleveland, OH
Jared M. Saletin, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Associate Director, Sleep Research Laboratory
Emma Pendleton Bradley Hospital | Providence, RI
Vaishal A. Shah, MD, MPH
Center for Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
Sleep Disorders Center | Cleveland Clinic | Cleveland, OH
Narong Simakajornboon, MD
Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Director, Sleep Disorders Center
Director, Sleep Medicine Fellowship Program
Cincinnati Children’s | Cincinnati, OH
Kevin C. Smith, PhD, CBSM
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Kansas City School of Medicine
University of Missouri
Pediatric Psychologist, Sleep Disorders Center
Children's Mercy Kansas City | Kansas City, MO
Mark A. Stein, PhD, ABPP
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science
Professor of Pediatrics
University of Washington
Director, ADHD and Related Disorders Program (PEARL Clinic)
Seattle Children's Hospital
Investigator, Seattle Children's Research Institute | Seattle, WA
Jan Van den Bulck, D.Sc, PhD
Professor, Department of Communication Studies
University of Michigan | Ann Arbor, MI
Teresa M. Ward, RN, PhD, FAAN
Professor and Interim Chair
Department of Psychosocial and Community Health
Co-Director, Center for Innovation in Sleep Self-Management
University of Washington School of Nursing | Seattle, WA
Debra E. Weese-Mayer, MD
Professor of Pediatrics and Beatrice Cummings Mayer Professor
of Pediatric Autonomic Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chief, Division of Pediatric Autonomic Medicine
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and the Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute | Chicago, IL
Ariel A. Williamson, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Psychologist, Sleep Center
Division of Pulmonary Medicine
Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia | Philadelphia, PA
Melissa S. Xanthopoulos, PhD, MS
Psychologist, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Sleep Center at CHOP
Academic Investigator, Childhood Obesity Research
Healthy Weight Program
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia | Philadelphia, PA