Michael Vitiello, PhD

Michael Vitiello, PhD
Job Title: 
Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Gerontology & Geriatrics Medicine, and Biobehavioral Nursing, University of Washington
Session(s): 
Wednesday, Thursday

 

Michael Vitiello is an internationally recognized expert in sleep, circadian rhythms and sleep disorders in aging.  His research is funded by the National Institute of Health and focuses on causes, consequences and treatments of disturbed sleep in older adults.  Some of his most current work focuses on improving the sleep of osteoarthritis patients with comorbid insomnia to reduce both their osteoarthritis-related symptoms such as pain, fatigue and depression, and their healthcare utilization and related costs. Michael Vitiello is currently Editor-in-Chief of Sleep Medicine Reviews, and a member of the editorial boards of Sleep Medicine and Neurobiology of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms.
He is a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America and a founding member of the Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine, the International Sleep Science and Technology Association, and the International College of Geriatric Psychoneuropharmacology.

 

Michael Vitiello is an internationally recognized expert in sleep, circadian rhythms and sleep disorders in aging. His research is funded by the National Institute of Health and focuses on causes, consequences and treatments of disturbed sleep in older adults. Some of his most current work focuses on improving the sleep of osteoarthritis patients with comorbid insomnia to reduce both their osteoarthritis-related symptoms such as pain, fatigue and depression, and their healthcare utilization and related costs. Michael Vitiello is currently Editor-in-Chief of Sleep Medicine Reviews, and a member of the editorial boards of Sleep Medicine and Neurobiology of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms.

He is a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America and a founding member of the Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine, the International Sleep Science and Technology Association, and the International College of Geriatric Psychoneuropharmacology.