Sleep Research Society &
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Undergraduate, Graduate and Postgraduate Training Opportunities
in Basic and Clinical Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine
2001 - V Edition
Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center
Biological Rhythms Research Laboratory
Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center
1645 West Jackson Blvd., Suite 425
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 850-7788
Fax: (312) 850-7707
Faculty (Name, Email address)
Types of Training Available
Types of Funding Available:
Research grants from the National Institutes of Health can support Research Assistantships and Postdoctoral Research Positions. Postdocs and predocs can also apply for fellowships from the National Institutes of Health, the National Sleep Foundation, and other agencies
Current Trainees (Names and Email address):
Helen J. Burgess, Ph.D. email@example.com
Stacy K. Martin firstname.lastname@example.org
Clifford Gazda email@example.com
Stephanie Crowley firstname.lastname@example.org
Trainees who have completed training [in the past five years] and current status (Name, Title, Institution, Email):
Katie Sharkey, Ph.D., Rush Medical College (completing M.D. as part of M.D./Ph.D. program), email@example.com
Erin K. Baehr, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Sleep Disorders Service and Research Center, Psychology Department, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, firstname.lastname@example.org
Marc Hébert, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Department of Ophthalmology, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, email@example.com
Primary Research and/or Clinical Focus of Laboratory
Technical Capabilities of LabOur newly constructed lab includes:
Primary Training Focus
Other Training Opportunities
Sleep Disorders Service and Research Center
Rosalind Cartwright, Ph.D., firstname.lastname@example.org
Edward Stepanski, Ph.D., email@example.com
James Wyatt, Ph.D., firstname.lastname@example.orgRepresentative Publications For the Last Five Years
Eastman, C.I., Boulos, Z., Terman, M., Campbell, S.S., Dijk, D.-J., & Lewy, A.J. Light treatment for sleep disorders: consensus report. VI. Shift work. J. Biol. Rhythms, 10, 157-164, 1995.
Stewart, K.T., Hayes, B.C., & Eastman, C.I. Light treatment for NASA shiftworkers. Chronobiology International, 12, 141-151, 1995.
Stewart, K.T., & Eastman, C.I. The light stuff: Shiftwork, circadian rhythms, and manned spaceflight. In: M.F. Holick & E.G. Jung (Ed.), Biologic Effects of Light 1995, Walter de Gruyter & Co., Berlin, 340-347, 1996.
Mitchell, P.J., & Hoese, E.K., Liu, L., Fogg, L.F., & Eastman, C.I. Conflicting bright light exposure during night shifts impedes circadian adaptation. J. Biol. Rhythms, 12, 5-15, 1997.
Martin, S.K., & Eastman, C.I. Medium-intensity light produces circadian rhythm adaptation to simulated night-shift work. Sleep, 21, 154-165, 1998.
Eastman, C.I., & Martin, S.K. How to use light and dark to produce circadian adaptation to night shift work. Annals of Medicine, 31: 87-98, 1999.
Hebert, M., Fleck, M.S., Martin, S.K., Fishman, G.A. & Eastman, C.I. Melatonin suppression by light depends on light history. Sleep, 22:S136-137, 1999.
Hebert, M., Martin, S.K., & Eastman, C.I. Nocturnal melatonin secretion is not suppressed by light exposure behind the knee in humans. Neuroscience Letters, 274: 127-130, 1999.
Baehr, E.K., Fogg, L.F., & Eastman, C.I. Intermittent bright light and exercise to entrain human circadian rhythms to night work. Am J Physiol, 277: R1598-R1604, 1999.
Sharkey, K., & Eastman, C.I. Melatonin improves circadian adaptation to simulated night shift work better than placebo. Sleep, 22:S6-7, 1999.
Baehr, E.K., Revelle, W, & Eastman, C.I. Individual differences in the phase and amplitude of the human circadian temperature rhythm: with an emphasis on morningness-eveningness. Journal of Sleep Research, 9:117-127, 2000.
Sharkey, K.M., & Eastman, C.I. Treatment of daytime sleep after night shift work with exogenous melatonin. Sleep, 23: A23-24, 2000.
Martin, S.K., & Eastman, C.I. When is Your DLMO? Sleep, 23: A179, 2000.
Sharkey, K.M. & Eastman, C.I. Phase-advancing human circadian rhythms with melatonin. Soc Light Treatment Biol Rhythms Abstracts, 12:9, 2000.
Hebert, M., Martin, S.K. & Eastman, C.I. Effect of light history on light sensitivity in humans. Abstracts of the Seventh Meeting of the Society for Research on Biological Rhythms. page 30, 2000.
Eastman, C.I., Martin, S.K. & Hebert, M. Failure of extraocular light to facilitate circadian rhythm reentrainment in humans. Chronobiology International, 17:807-826, 2000.
Sharkey, K.M., Fogg, L.F. and Eastman, C.I. Effects of melatonin administration on daytime sleep after simulated night shift work. Journal of Sleep Research, 10, 2001.
Burgess, H.J., Sharkey, K.M. and Eastman, C.I. How bright light, dark and melatonin can help shift workers. Sleep Medicine Reviews, in press.
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Faculty Research Interests