Division of Sleep Medicine @ Harvard Medical School

sleep science and
circadian biology

News and Announcements

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December 7, 2018 Announcement
Christopher P. Landrigan, MD, MPH, named chief of the Division of General Pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital

HMS DSM faculty member Christopher P. Landrigan, MD, MPH, has been selected to be Boston Children's Hospital's  next chief of the Division of General Pediatrics

December 7, 2018 Press Release
Study Finds Harmful Medical Errors Fell 38% Following Implementation of a Multicenter Program to Improve Doctors’ and Nurses’ Communication with Families

Christopher P. Landrigan, MD, MPH, senior author on publication that documents change in medical errors following implementation of an intervention to improve communication between healthcare providers and patients and families

October 4, 2018 In the News
Dose-Dependent Associations Between Sleep Duration and Unsafe Behaviors Among US High School Students

Research conducted by DSM faculty shows that sleep-deprived adolescents are more prone to risky behaviors, adding important findings to the existing literature

September 13, 2018 In the News
Sleep 101 in the news!

Sleep 101, a module co-developed by Brigham & Women’s Hospital’s Sleep Health Institute and Healthy Hours, has been designed to increase awareness about health and performance implications of sleep. Harvard students are using the module to create and maintain a healthy sleep schedule

August 1, 2018 Announcement
Redline Appointed to NHBLI Board of External Experts

Susan Redline, MD, MPH, director of the Program in Sleep Medicine Epidemiology in the Division of Sleep Medicine, was named a member of the National Heart, Blood and Lung Institute’s (NHBLI) Board of External Experts in recognition of her leadership in cardiovascular and sleep research.

June 25, 2018 Publication
Housing Immigrant Children — The Inhumanity of Constant Illumination

The New England Journal of Medicine published two perspective articles about the current conditions faced by immigrant children

June 22, 2018 Announcement
Pre- and Post-doctoral fellowships available in HMS DSM

The Harvard Medical School Division of Sleep Medicine currently has pre- and post-doctoral research fellowships in Sleep, Circadian, and Respiratory Neurobiology available!

May 24, 2018 In the News
Green Cross for Safety Innovation Award Winner: Brigham Health Sleep Matters Initiative

Brigham Health Sleep Matters Initiative awarded the Green Cross for Safety Innovation Award from the National Safety Council on Wednesday, May 23, 2018!
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