About John Winkelman, MD, PhD

Dr. Winkelman received his PhD in Psychobiology from Harvard University, an MD from Harvard Medical School and then completed both a residency in Psychiatry and a fellowship in Sleep Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. He was Medical Director of the Sleep Program at McLean Hospital and subsequently Medical Director of the sleep laboratory at Brigham and Women's Hospital.

He is currently a Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and chief of the Sleep Disorders Clinical Research Program in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Dr. Winkelman's research has primarily focused in two areas: 1) epidemiology, physiology, cardiovascular consequences and treatment of restless legs syndrome, and 2) neurobiology and treatment of insomnia. He has lectured in and directed post-graduate medical education courses in sleep disorders nationally and internationally. Dr. Winkelman serves on the editorial boards of Sleep Medicine and CNS Drugs. He has published more than 150 articles, reviews and book chapters and is also the editor of the textbook Foundations of Psychiatric Sleep Medicine, Cambridge University Press (2011).

http://www.massgeneral.org/psychiatry/research/researchlab.aspx?id=1755

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Locations

Sleep Disorders Clinical Research Program
One Bowdoin Square
9th floor
Boston, MA 02114-2790
617-643-9101
617-724-7426

Neurology Associates
15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114-3117
617-724-7426
Fax: 617-724-6513

Medical Education

  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • PhD, Harvard University
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Sleep Medicine, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

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