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 and Radnor High School students on March 14.

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.

For more infomation, contact RTSD Director of Teaching & Learning Dr. Anthony Rybarczyk or RHS Assistant Principal Mr. David Stango

 Highlights from Dr. Wendy Toxel's Presentations

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Highlights from Dr. Wendy Toxel's Presentations

Dr. Wendy Troxel visited the Radnor Township School District on March 12th and 14th.  Below are the links to her presentations made the evening of March 12th and the student presentation on March 14th.

 

Student Presentation

Evening presentation