Wendy Troxel, Ph.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist & Sleep Specialist
Dr. Wendy Troxel is a Senior Behavioral and Social Scientist at the RAND Corporation and author of Sharing the Covers: Every Couple’s Guide to Better Sleep.
She holds Adjunct Professor positions at the University of Pittsburgh and University of Utah. She is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders. She is internationally recognized for her research on sleep the consequences of sleep loss on health, our relationships, and the economy.
Dr. Troxel co-authored the widely cited report demonstrating that sleep loss costs the US economy $411 billion per year. Her TEDx talk on adolescent sleep and school start times has received over 2.2 million views. Dr. Troxel is a highly sought-after public speaker and frequent contributor to top-tier media outlets including ABC World News Tonight, CBS Sunday Morning, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the BBC, CNN, and National Geographic. Her mission is to help people improve sleep to optimize their health, relationships, well-being, and productivity.