Snooze or Lose: Promoting Sleep Health in Adolescents

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Snooze or Lose: Promoting Sleep Health in Adolescents

The Radnor Township School District Adolescent Sleep & School Start Time Study Committee recently welcomed licensed clinical psychologist and certified behavioral sleep medicine specialist Dr. Wendy Troxel for presentations to the Radnor community. Dr. Troxel spoke to district teachers, parents and other community members on March 12, 2018 and Radnor High School students on March 14, 2018.

Dr. Troxel is a Senior Behavioral Scientist at the RAND Corporation and Adjunct Faculty in the Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh. A licensed clinical psychologist and certified behavioral sleep medicine specialist, Dr. Troxel been widely cited by the media, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Financial Times, ABC World News Tonight, CBS Sunday Morning, NPR and BBC. Dr. Troxel was also one of the featured sleep experts in the National Geographic documentary “Sleepless in America.” Her TED talk on the impact of school start times on adolescent sleep has received more than 1.4 million views.

The following are links to Dr. Troxel's presentations: Student Presentation | Evening presentation