Faculty Profile

Galit Levi Dunietz

Galit Levi Dunietz, PhD

  • Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, Division of Sleep Medicine
    Dr. Dunietz’s research interests lie at the intersections of sleep medicine, epidemiology, and women’s health. In particular, she examines relationships among sleep disturbances, cardiometabolic health and cognitive function during key reproductive events in women’s lives. Beyond her research, Dr. Dunietz is passionate about health education and equity.

    • PhD in Epidemiology, Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, 2015
    • MPH in Epidemiology, University of Michigan, School of Public Health, 2011
    • MA in Statistics, Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, 1999

    Jansen EC, Dunietz GL, Chervin RD, Baylin A,  Baek J, Banker M, Song PXK, Cantoral A, Tellez Rojo MM, Peterson KE. Adiposity in Adolescents: The interplay of Sleep Duration and Sleep Variability. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2018 Sep 20. PMID 30243536

    Iao SI, Jansen EC, Shedden K, O’Brien LM, Chervin RD, Knutson KL, Dunietz GL. The Impact of Eating and Drinking before Bedtime on Sleep Duration and Wake After Sleep Onset: Findings from the American Time Use Survey. British Journal of Nutrition. 2021 Sep 13:1-10. PMID: 34511160.

    Dunietz GL, Chervin RD, Burke JF, Conceicao AS, Braley TJ. Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment and Dementia Risk in Older Adults. SLEEP. 2021 Mar 26:zsab076. PMID: 33769542

    O’Brien LM, Levine RS, Dunietz GL. The Berlin Questionnaire Predominantly Identifies Obesity. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 2021 Mar 12. PMID: 33709910.

    Shieu MM, Braley TJ, Becker J, Dunietz GL. The Interplay Among Natural Menopause, Insomnia, and Cognitive Health: A Population-Based Study. Nat Sci Sleep. 2023;15:39-48

    Dunietz GL
    , Shedden K, Michels K, Chervin RD, Lyu X, Freeman JR, Baylin A, O’Brien LM, Wactawski-Wende J, Schisterman EF, Mumford, SL. Irregularities in Sleep Duration and Biomarkers of Cardiovascular Disease along the Menstrual Cycle. American Journal of Epidemiology. In Press

    Email: gldt@med.umich.edu
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