Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center
J. Roxanne Prichard, PhD (University of Wisconsin-Madison, Neuroscience, 2004) is an Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology at the University of St. Thomas, where she also serves as Scientific Director of the Center for College Sleep. An award-winning researcher, speaker, and author, Dr. Prichard has spent the last ten years studying how college students sleep. She has designed popular courses on sleep and dreaming, led workshops for college health professionals on sleep, has published multiple peer-reviewed articles on sleep, and has presented numerous papers at national and international professional meetings. Her TEDx talk “Addressing our Children’s Sleep Debt” was featured in the lecture series: Transforming Education. Her research has been summarized in a variety of national media outlets including Time, US News and World Report, PBS News Hour, Huffington Post, ABC News, and USA Today, among others.