Philip Richard Gehrman

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Clinical Psychologist, Penn Sleep Center, Clinical Practices of the University of Pennsylvania
Member, Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Clinical Psychologist, Behavioral Health Service, Philadelphia Veterans Administration Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
Member, Biobehavioral Research Center, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
Member, Penn Chronobiology Program
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Department of Psychiatry
University of Pennsylvania
3535 Market Street, Suite 670
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 746-3578
B.A. (Biological Basis of Behavior)
University of Pennsylvania, 1994.
M.A. (Psychology)
San Diego State University, 1998.
Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology - Joint Program)
San Diego State University / University of California, San Diego, 2003.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Gehrman is interested in better understanding of neurobiology of insomnia in order to develop more effective therapeutics.

Selected Publications

Mullington JM, Abbott SM, Carroll JE, Dijk DJ, Dinges DF, Gehrman PR, Ginsburg GS, Gozal D, Haack M, Lim DC, Macrea M, Pack AI, Plante DT, Teske JA, Zee PC: Developing biomarker arrays predicting sleep and circadian-coupled risks to health. Sleep 39(4): 727-736, 2016.

Sengupta A, Weljie AM, Harders E, Pack A, Gehrman P. : Sleepless nights: insights of insomnia using NMR. Annual Meeting of the National Magnetic Resonance Society of India 2016.

Gehrman P, Shah MT, Miles A, Kuna S, Godleski L.: Feasibility of group cognitive-behavioral treatment of insomnia delivered by clinical video telehealth. Telemedicine and eHealth June 10, 2016.

Amin N, Allebrandt KV, Müller-Myhsok B, Hek K, Teder-Laving M, Hayward C, Esko T, van Mill JG, Mbarek H, Watson NF, Melville SA, Greco FD, Byrne EM, Kolcic I, Chen T, Evans DS, Coresh J, Vogelzangs N, Willemsen G, Gharib SA, Zgaga L, Mihailov E, Stone KL, Campbell H, Demirkan A, Isaacs A, Dogas Z, Marciante KD, Campbell S, Borovecki F, Luik AI, Li M, Hottenga JJ, Huffman JE, Cummings SR, Aulchenko YA, Gehrman PR, Uitterlinden AG, Wichmann E, Hofman A, Linda K, Oostra BA, Wright AF, Vink JM, Wilson JF, Pramstaller PP, Hicks AA, Janssens JW, Polasek O, Punjabi N, Redline S, Psaty BM, Heath AC, Merrow M, Tranah GJ, Gottlieb DJ, Boomsma DI, Martin NG, Rudan I, Tiemeier H, Penninx BW, Metspalu A, Meitinger T, Roenneberg T, van Duijn CM.: Genetic variants in RBFOX3 are associated with sleep latency. European Journal of Human Genetics 24(10): 1488-1495, 2016.

Winslow BD, Chadderdon GL, Dechmerowski SJ, Jones DL, Kalkstein S, Greene JL, Gehrman P. : Development and Clinical Evaluation of a mHealth Application for Stress Management. Frontiers in Psychiatry 7: 130, 2016.

Gregory AM, Parsons MJ, Barclay NL, Gehrman P, O’Leary RE: Genetic research on sleep, sleep disturbances and associated difficulties. Behavioural Genetics for Education. Y Kovas, S Malykh, & D Gaysina (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan: New York, NY, Page: 185-204, 2016.

Garland SN, Roscoe JA, Heckler CE, Barilla H, Gehrman P, Findley JF, Peoples AR, Morrow GR, Kamen C, Perlis ML: Effects of armodafinil and cognitive behavior therapy for insomnia on sleep continuity and daytime sleepiness in cancer survivors. Sleep Medicine 20: 18-24, 2016.

Kuhn E, Weiss BJ, Taylor KL, Hoffman JE, Ramsey KM, Manber R, Gehrman P, Crowley JJ, Ruzek JI, & Trockel M : CBT-I Coach: A description and clinician perceptions of a mobile app for cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine 12(4): 597-606, 2016.

Colvonen PJ, Straus L, Norman SB, Gehrman P.: Feasibility of integrated CBT-I and prolonged exposure in Veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder and insomnia. Sleep, Denver, CO 2016.

Garland SN, Gehrman P, Barg F, Xie SX, Mao JJ : Choosing Options for Insomnia in Cancer Effectively (CHOICE): Design of a patient centered comparative effectiveness trial of acupuncture and cognitive behavior therapy for insomnia. Contemporary Clinical Trials 47: 349-355, 2016.

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Last updated: 02/09/2017
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