Dr. Posner is a consultant on two grants. One is assessing the effect of CBT-I on insomnia in a cohort of veterans with PTSD. The other will be designing a protocol to increase sleep time in a group of insufficient sleeprs and evaluating whether sleep extension improves weight loss.
Dr. Posner is a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the Brown Medical School. He is the Director of Clinical Behavioral Medicine for Lifespan Hospitals as well as the Director of the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program for the Sleep Disorders Center of Lifespan Hospitals. Dr. Posner has been actively engaged in the treatment of sleep-disordered patients for the past twenty-three years. For nineteen of those years he has served as the lead supervisor and mentor for a sleep medicine rotation in the behavioral medicine track of the Brown clinical psychology internship. He is a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and is one of the first certified behavioral sleep medicine specialists recognized by that group.
DONN POSNER, PHD, CBSM
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