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We aim to include the most accurate and up-to-date information in all of our blog posts so we can offer our readers the best advice to improve their night’s sleep. However, despite our countless hours of sleep research, we aren’t “sleep experts.” And that’s why we reach out to real doctors and sleep specialists to check over our advice and guarantee it’s sound and evidence-based.
Check out our Expert Review Board and learn more about the medical professionals who contribute to our blog below.
Shawna Robins is a graduate of the Institute of Integrative Nutrition (IIN), a national board-certified health and wellness coach, best-selling Amazon author, and CEO of Kaia Health and Wellness.
Dr. Michael Grandner is a licensed clinical psychologist, board-certified in Behavioral Sleep Medicine. He is the Director of the Sleep and Health Research Program at the University of Arizona and Director of the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program at the Banner-University Medical Center in Tucson.
Colleen Ehrnstrom, Ph.D., ABPP, is a licensed clinical psychologist. She specializes in acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and is board certified in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). At the University of Colorado at Boulder, she works in counseling and psychiatric services (CAPS).
Dr. Bhavik Sheth is a physical therapist and the co-founder of the Elite Movement Initiative, a physical therapy group. He earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy from New York Medical College, and a Bachelor of Science in Health Science from Stony Brook University. He now specializes in Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy and works in the medical field as a primary care provider treating musculoskeletal conditions.
Douglas R. Krebs, DC, FACO, Cert. MDT is a Board Certified Chiropractic Orthopedist. Dr. Krebs holds certifications in Selective Functional Movement Assessments, Titleist Performance Institute Medical 2 Certified, as well as McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy Certified. He also is a Primary Spine Practitioner through the University of Pittsburgh.
Dr. Miho Tanaka is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine injuries, and she’s served as a physician for many professional and semi-professional sports teams. Dr. Tanaka is also the founding director of the Women’s Sports Medicine Program at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH).
Carlene Thomas RDN is a registered dietitian nutritionist and cookbook author. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from James Madison University and completed her Dietetic Internship through Virginia Tech. Carlene is a former president of the Virginia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and works as a health writer, recipe developer, and food and beverage visual content creator on national health and culinary campaigns.
Brittany Ford, of the Biohacking with Brittany podcast, is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist who lends her expertise in fact-checking our articles. In her practice, Brittany focuses on improving gut and troubleshooting skin problems through diet.
Alicia Roth, PhD, DBSM is a Clinical Health Psychologist & Staff at the Cleveland Clinic, where she specializes in Behavioral Sleep Medicine. Her work focuses on treating a range of sleep disorders, including insomnia, circadian rhythm disorders, and nightmares, as well as adjustment to CPAP for people with sleep apnea.
Dr. Jennifer Miller is a compassionate and skilled outpatient physical therapist with nine years of experience in the field. She earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Elon University and holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Science from Minnesota State University-Mankato. Dr. Miller specializes in Neurological, Geriatric, and Vestibular Physical Therapy and serves as … Continue reading “Dr. Jennifer Miller, PT, DPT: Expert Physical Therapist and Pelvic Health Specialist”
Katharine Simon, PhD is a licensed clinical pediatric psychologist specializing in sleep, memory, and development psychology.
Dr. Dagmara Dimitriou, with over 20 years of experience in the field, is a renowned Professor of Sleep Education and Research at the prestigious University College London. She leads the Sleep Education and Research Laboratory (SERL), a pioneering institution known for its groundbreaking research on sleep and mental health across various developmental and medical conditions. … Continue reading “Dr. Dagmara Dimitriou”
Dr. Nayantara Santhi is an associate professor of psychology at Northumbria University in Newcastle. Santhi’s body of work includes numerous articles on how circadian rhythms regulate an individual’s sleep-wake cycle. Santhi’s articles have also focused on related elements such as bright light exposure and melatonin production.
Dr. Bartłomiej Orybkiewicz, Ph.D., is a graduate of the Medical University of Lublin in Poland. In his work he deals with the full range of surgical diseases, he prefers minimally invasive and laparoscopic methods (including abdominal and inguinal hernia operations, surgical treatment of obesity), thyroid and nipple diseases (performing ultrasound-guided biopsies).
Dr. Kate Sołdaj is a medical doctor specializing in family medicine and internal medicine. She is the author of many medical publications within the area of internal medicine (including on WebMD).
Dr. Jordan Burns is a chiropractor and owner of ProWellness Chiropractic in Fishers, Indiana. He is an Indiana University-Bloomington graduate, where he received his first Bachelor’s of Science degree in Kinesiology while being a member of the men’s track and field team. Dr. Burns then attended Logan University-College of Chiropractic where he graduated with three … Continue reading “Dr. Jordan Burns DC, MS”
Dr. Nilong Vyas is a board-certified pediatrician with over eight years of experience in her field. She has dedicated her career to helping children and their parents achieve healthier sleep habits, a belief that serves as the foundation of her practice. Her mantra, “from good sleep comes good eaters, readers, and behaviors,” encapsulates her holistic … Continue reading “Dr. Nilong Vyas, MD, MPH: Expert Pediatrician and Sleep Consultant”
Stuart Peirson BSc, PhD is a Professor of Circadian Neuroscience and Group Leader in the fundamental neuroscience theme of the Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institution (SCNi). He completed his PhD in Neuroscience at the Institute of Ophthalmology UCL and then moved to Imperial College to work as a postdoc. During this time he also acted … Continue reading “Dr. Stuart Peirson BSc, PhD”
The EachNight writing team is devoted to creating articles that are not only entertaining and easy to understand but also as impartial, accurate, and well-sourced as possible. Whenever possible, we strive to have our articles fact-checked by our independent review board. We also do not tolerate plagiarism or ill intent from our contributors.
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Our writers are sleep coaches certified by the Spencer Institute, which has been training coaches since 1992. Becoming a certified sleep coach means that our writers are well-versed in various sleep science matters, taking us beyond being just a group of mattress reviewers. The certification allows us an in-depth understanding of what we’re talking about when it comes to advising readers on better sleep habits.