Wendy Troxel

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Wendy Troxel

Couples Sleep Scientist

Psychologist Wendy Troxel, Ph.D. is the leading scientific authority on sleep issues for couples. She is a Senior Behavioral and Social Scientist at RAND and a licensed clinical psychologist, with more than fifteen years of clinical and research experience in sleep medicine. Arianna Huffington recently called her one of the 5 most influential people in sleep, saying “Wendy Troxel is on the front lines of the sleep revolution. Again and again, her research shows just how fundamentally sleep affects every aspect of our lives…”

Dr. Troxel has received several awards and honors from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Department of Defense, and several professional societies. She is Associate Editor for the highly respected research journals Sleep Health and Behavioral Sleep Medicine and serves on the NIH Sleep Disorders Research Advisory Board. Troxel’s research has been widely cited in the national and international media, including print and television interviews on CBS Sunday Morning, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the BBC, CNN, and National Geographic.