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Philip Richard Gehrman

Associate 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
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Department: Psychiatry
Graduate Group Affiliations

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.
Post-Graduate Training
Clinical Psychology Internship, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2002-2003.
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Center for Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology, Department of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2003-2004.
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Selected Publications

Edinger JD, Manber R, Buysse DJ, Krystal AD, Thase ME, Gehrman P, Fairholme C, Luther J, Wisniewski S. : Are patients with childhood onset of insomnia and depression more difficult to treat than those with adult onsets of these disorders? A report from the TRIAD study. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine 13(2): 205-213, 2017.

Veatch OJ, Keenan BT, Gehrman PR, Malow BA, Pack AI: Pleiotropic genetic effects influencing sleep and neurological disorders. Lancet Neurology 16(2): 158-170, 2017.

Kalmbach DA, Schneider LD, Cheung J, Bertrand SJ, Kariharan T, Pack AI, Gehrman PR: Genetic basis of chronotype in humans: Insights from three landmark GWAS. Sleep 40(2): 1-10, 2017.

Rouleau CR, Garland SN, Mao JJ, Gehrman PR, Carlson LE, Campbell TS. : Interventions for insomnia in cancer patients: predictors of dropout, attendance, and treatment response. American Psychosomatic Society conference. 2016.

Pak V, Keenan B, Mazzotti D, Gehrman P, Hirotsu C, Bittencourt L, Pack A, Tufik S: Candidate gene analysis in the epidemiologic sleep study (Episono) shows novel associations of inflammatory gene PDE4D and sleepiness. Sleep 39 (Suppl): A116, 2016.

Brownlow JA, Grandner MA, Gehrman PR, Ross RJ, Mellman TA: Rapid eye movement sleep mediates the relationship between sleep duration and and verbal learning. Sleep 39 (Suppl): A88, 2016.

Brownlow JA, Scott J, Barilla H, Gehrman PR, Ross RJ, Gur RC, Kling MA, Bhatnagar S: Polysomnographic sleep and neurobehavioral function in OEF/OIF Veterans with PTSD. Sleep 39 (Suppl): A288-A289, 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.

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