Suzie Bertisch MD, MPH, is an Associate Physician and Clinical Director of Behavioral Sleep Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Her research focuses 1) adapting sleep health interventions to a variety of community and clinical populations and 2) impact of sleep disorders consequent influence on pain and cardiometabolic health, for which she has won several awards. Dr. Bertisch has also published on national patterns of use of pharmacologic and behavioral treatments of insomnia. She also coleads innovations aimed to improve the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders in the primary care setting, including implementing behavioral therapy for insomnia within the primary care setting. Dr. Bertisch earned her BA in Anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania, MD from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, followed by a research fellowship in Complementary and Integrative Therapies at Harvard Medical School, and completed her sleep medicine training at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA.
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