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Christopher L. Drake, Ph.D., FAASM, CBSM

Christopher L. Drake is a bioscientific staff investigator at the Henry Ford Hospital Sleep Disorders and Research Center and associate professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences at the Wayne State University, School of Medicine.

Dr. Drake has broad expertise in clinical sleep research, having made notable scientific contributions in important areas such as the epidemiology of insomnia, behavioral and pharmacological treatments for sleep and circadian rhythm disorders, and the identification of sleep reactivity as a predisposing factor for insomnia. Dr. Drake’s research addresses the pathophysiology of insomnia and shift work disorder.

He is an associate editor for the journal Sleep and is on the editorial boards of The Open Sleep Journal and Behavioral Sleep Medicine. Dr. Drake is an active committee member of national and international professional organizations devoted to sleep and its disorders. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles and is a reviewer for multiple scientific journals, the NIH, the Canadian Institutes of Health, NIOSH, and NASA. He is currently on the Board of Directors of the Sleep Research Society and is Chairman of the National Sleep Foundation.

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