Dr. Sonia Ancoli-Israel

Sonia Ancoli-Israel, Ph.D., is a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, Director of the Gillin Sleep and Chronobiology Research Center, Co-Director of the Laboratory for Sleep and Chronobiology at the UCSD GCRC, and Director of Education at the UCSD Sleep Medicine Center. Dr. Ancoli-Israel received her Bachelor’s Degree from the State University of New York, Stony Brook, a Master’s Degree from California State University, Long Beach and a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of California, San Francisco. She is certified in sleep medicine and in behavioral sleep medicine and is a fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and of the Gerontological Society of America. Dr. Ancoli-Israel’s current interests include the longitudinal effect of sleep disorders on aging, the effect of circadian rhythms on sleep, therapeutic interventions for sleep problems in dementia, and fatigue, particularly the relationship between sleep, fatigue and circadian rhythms in cancer and other chronic illnesses.

 

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