Biography: Susan Redline, MD, MPH

Susan Redline, MD, MPH
  • Director, Program in Sleep Medicine Epidemiology
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Susan Redline, MD, MPH, is the Peter C. Farrell Professor of Sleep Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Professor of Epidemiology at TH Chan Harvard School of Public Health. She directs Programs in Sleep and Cardiovascular Medicine and Sleep Medicine Epidemiology at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Dr. Redline’s research includes epidemiological studies and clinical trials designed to 1) elucidate the etiologies of sleep disorders, including the role of genetic and early life developmental factors; and 2) understand the cardiovascular and other health outcomes of sleep disorders and the role of sleep interventions in improving health. She leads the Sleep Reading Center for a number of major NIH multicenter studies; has led large cohort studies; and leads several large randomized controlled trials. She founded and co-directs the National Sleep Research Resource, an international sleep data sharing repository. She has published over 600 peer-reviewed articles and has served the sleep research community in a number of capacities, including as a member of the Boards of Directors for the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society, the NIH's Sleep Disorders Research Advisory Board, the Institute of Medicine's Committee on Sleep Medicine and Research, and Deputy Editor for the Annals of ATS.

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