S3 Ep012: Sleep and Mental Health

With special guest: Dr. Michael Grandner

Dr. Grandner is the Director of the Sleep and Health Research Program at the University of Arizona (UA), Director of the Behavioural Sleep Medicine Clinic at the Banner-University Medical Centre, and an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the UA College of Medicine with joint appointments in the Departments of Medicine, Psychology (UA College of Science), Nutritional Sciences (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences) and Clinical Translational Science.

In addition, he is a faculty member of the Neuroscience and Physiological Sciences Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs, certified in Behavioural Sleep Medicine by the American Board of Sleep Medicine and is a Diplomate in Behavioural Sleep Medicine by the Board of Behavioural Sleep Medicine.

Having published over 150 articles and chapters on issues relating to sleep and health, Michael’s work has been cited over 2500 times. His research focuses on how sleep and sleep-related behaviours are related to cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, neurocognitive functioning, mental health and longevity.

Check out some of Michael’s papers at the following links:

Employment insecurity and sleep disturbance: Evidence from 31 European countries

Mental health in elite athletes: International Olympic Committee consensus statement (2019)

Follow Michael on Twitter @michaelgrandner or go to http://www.michaelgrandner.com/about.html