Assistant Dean for Women in Medicine and Science, Associate Professor of Medicine, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

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Katherine M. Sharkey, MD, PhD is associate professor of Medicine and Psychiatry & Human Behavior and Assistant Dean for Women in Medicine and Science at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University.  Dr. Sharkey completed her MD-PhD at Rush University in Chicago, IL and stayed on at Rush for a combined medicine and psychiatry residency. She is board certified in Sleep Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Psychiatry and serves as the Medical Director of the Sleep for Science Research Laboratory. Dr. Sharkey is a fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the American College of Physicians.  She is an Associate Editor of Behavioral Sleep Medicine and serves on the editorial board of Sleep Health. Dr. Sharkey’s research focus is sleep and circadian rhythms, particularly as they relate to mood regulation and women's health. 

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