Michael Grandner, PhD
Michael Grandner, PhD, is director of the Sleep and Health Research Program in the Department of Psychiatry as well as the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Clinic at Banner-University Medical Center, and assistant professor of Psychiatry, Medicine, Psychology, and Nutritional Sciences at the UA College of Medicine- Tucson. He is certified in Behavioral Sleep Medicine. A large part of his research focuses on how sleep and sleep-related behaviors are related to cardiovascular disease, neurobehavioral functioning, mental health, and general well-being.
Of his current research projects, one focuses on how sleep patterns relate to cardiometabolic disease risk as well as neurocognitive function. Another study focuses on various influences that impact sleep, including social, environmental, and behavioral factors.
Dr. Grandner received his BA from the University of Rochester in 2001 and went on to complete his MS at San Diego State University. He completed his PhD from a Joint Doctoral Program at San Diego State University and the University of California, San Diego. Most recently, Dr. Grandner earned a Masters in Translational Research from the University of Pennsylvania in 2014. He completed two fellowships with the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Department at the University of Pennsylvania between 2007-2012. Dr. Grandner has been American Board of Sleep Medicine certified since 2014.
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