The Sleep and Chronophysiology Laboratory
J. Todd Arnedt, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Director of Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program
Dr. Arnedt obtained his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. He went on to complete a 1-year clinical internship in Behavioral Medicine and a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship in sleep research at Brown University. Dr. Arnedt is certified in Behavioral Sleep Medicine by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and is the director of the Insomnia and Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program. His research interests include sleep loss in occupational settings, sleep and alcohol interactions, and cognitive behavioral treatments for sleep disorders.
Deirdre A. Conroy, Ph.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Clinical Director of Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program
Dr. Conroy obtained her Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuroscience from City University of New York. She completed her clinical training in sleep disorders medicine at New York Methodist Hospital and Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. She then completed a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Michigan Addiction Research Center. Dr. Conroy a licensed clinical psychologist who is board certified in Clinical Sleep Disorders by the American Board of Sleep Medicine and in Behavioral Sleep Medicine by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Her research interests include the relationship between insomnia and alcoholism.
Leslie Swanson, Ph.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Dr. Swanson obtained her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from The University of Alabama. Her advanced training includes a clinical internship at the Ann Arbor VA, and a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Michigan. A licensed clinical psychologist, Dr. Swanson is also certified in Behavioral Sleep Medicine by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Her research focuses on relationships between sleep and mood in perinatal women and sleep-based interventions to improve outcomes in psychiatric conditions.