Study Supervisors

Rachel Manber, PhD, CBSM

Dr. Rachel Manber, professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, is the director of the Program. She is a clinical psychologist, certified by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine in the practice of Behavioral Sleep Medicine. She has been treating adults, children, and adolescents with different types of insomnia for over 20 years. She has trained many to provide non-drug treatments for insomnia. Dr. Manber heads the Stanford Treatment Research Laboratory dedicated to improving the treatments of insomnia and depression. Dr. Manber founded and headed the Insomnia and Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program at the Stanford Sleep Disorders Clinic until 2014. She remains an affiliate of the Stanford Sleep Disorders Clinic. Additional information on Dr. Manber’s academic profile can be found here.

Norah Simpson, PhD, CBSM

Dr. Norah Simpson is  a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in non-pharmacological treatment of sleep disorders. She is certified by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine in the practice of Behavioral Sleep Medicine. She joined the faculty at at Stanford University in 2013 after completing a postdoctoral fellowship at :Stanford University Medical Center. Prior to coming to Stanford, Dr. Simpson completed a research fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School (2011). She received her doctoral training from University of Pennsylvania (2009) PA. Dr. Simpson treats insomnia patients of all ages. Additional information on Dr. Simpson’s academic profile can be found here.


The Research Coordinators

Our research coordinators work one-on-one with our participants throughout the study

Nuestras coordinadoras trabajan con las participantes durante todo el estudio

 

Michelle Reade

Santa Clara Valley Medical clinics

Office #3333

Office: 650.725.0947 

Mobile: 650.656.5936 


Elizabeth Rangel

Stanford University Affiliated clinics

Office #3346

Office: 650.723.2641

Mobile: 650.739.3582