Deirdre A. Conroy, Ph.D.
Dr. Conroy is a Clinical Assistant Professor for the University of Michigan's Addiction Research Center (UMARC). She received her Ph.D. in Psychology - Cognitive Neuroscience from the Graduate School and University Center at The City University of New York (CUNY). At CUNY, she specialized in sleep disorders medicine with an emphasis in circadian rhythm and insomnia research. In 2004, Dr. Conroy joined Dr. Kirk Brower's research team at UMARC focusing on the mechanisms and treatment implications of alcohol-associated sleep abnormalities. Her current research interests include the relationship between insomnia and alcoholism and sleep disturbance in children as a risk factor for behavioral problems and future drinking. Dr. Conroy also works as a clinical psychologist and is the Clinical Director of the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Clinic in the Department of Psychiatry.
Conroy DA, Spielman AJ, Scott RQ (2005) Daily rhythm of cerebral blood flow velocity. Journal of Circadian Rhythms http://www.jcircadianrhythms.com/content/3/1/3.
Spielman, A., Conroy, D., Glovinsky, P. Evaluation of Insomnia. In: Treating Sleep Disorders, Principles and Practice of Behavioral Sleep Medicine. John Wiley & Sons, Inc; 2003.
Khalsa, SB., Conroy, DA., Duffy, J., Czeisler, C., Dijk, DJ. (2002) Sleep- and circadian dependent modulation of REM density. J. Sleep Res. Mar; 11(1):53-59.
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