Department of Psychiatry
Penn Behavioral Health

Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program

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Faculty and Staff

BSM Team


Michael Perlis
, PhD
Director of the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program
Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Philip Gehrman, PhD, CBSM

Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry                                                     Associate Director of the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program

James Findley
Clinical Director, Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program                                              Director, Behavioral Sleep Medicine Mini-Fellowship

Michael Grandner, PhD

Instructor in Psychiatry                                                                                               Assistant Director of the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program

Subhajit Chakravorty, MD

Program Faculty                                                                                                                 Clinical Associate in Psychiatry


Postdoctoral Fellows

Janeese A. Brownlow, PhD                         
NRSA Postdoctoral Fellow

Sheila Garland, PhD                       
Postdoctoral Fellow


Holly Barilla, MA   
Sr. Clinical Research Coordinator


Charles Corbitt, MS
Clinical Research Coorfinator


Amy Gencarelli, MS                                                                                                               Clinical Research Coordinator


Elizabeth (Beth) Harders, MS                                                                                           Clinical Research Coordinator


Genevieve Nesom, BA
Clinical Research Coordinator

Students, RAs, and Work Studies


Waliuddin Khader (2015 to present)


Arthur Thomas (2015 to present)


Priscilla Andalia (with BSMP 2013 to 2014)

Elliott Berkowitz-Sturgis
(with BSMP from 2011 to 2012)

Florda Priftanji
(with BSMP from 2011 to 2013)

Anthony Ramirez
(with BSMP 2011 to 2012)

Andrea Segal
(with BSMP from 2011 - 2013)

Garrett McKay
(with the BSMP from 2010 to 2011)

Joseph Plaksin
( with the BSMP from 2008 to 2011)