Dr. Michael Grandner is a licensed clinical psychologist certified in Behavioral Sleep Medicine. He is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, where he is Director of the Sleep and Health Research Program and the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Clinic. Dr. Grandner’s research focuses on real-world implications of sleep and health, including how insufficient sleep is related to obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and impaired daytime function. He also studies the social, behavioral, and environmental determinants of sleep. He has authored or co-authored over 80 journal publications and has received awards for his work from the American Heart Association, Sleep Research Society, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine, Sleep Research Network, Population Association of America, and Pennsylvania Sleep Society.
He is on the editorial board of the journal SLEEP and is Associate Editor of the journal Sleep Health. He served on the Mental Health Task Force for the NCAA and works to improve sleep and well-being in student, Olympic, and professional athletes. He has also worked with a number of companies to help develop and refine products and initiatives aimed at improving sleep and health in the population. He is a frequent lecturer on the topic of sleep and health and his work has been featured in many media outlets, resulting in over 1 billion unique impressions across internet, print, television, and radio.