Michael Grandner, PhD, MTR, CBSM, FAASM

Assistant Professor, Neuroscience - GIDP
Assistant Professor, Physiological Sciences - GIDP
Associate Professor, Clinical Translational Sciences
Associate Professor, Medicine
Associate Professor, Psychiatry
Associate Professor, Psychology

Dr. Michael Grandner is the Director of the Sleep and Health Research Program and Associate Professor, Clinical Translational Sciences, Medicine, Psychiatry, and Psychology in the University of  Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson. He is Board-Certified in Behavioral Sleep Medicine.

Research Interests: 

Current research projects are funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and the National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS).  One study focuses on sleep patterns and how they relate to cardiometabolic disease risk and neurocognitive function. The other study is on social, environmental and behavioral factors and how they impact sleep. His methodologies include population-level surveys, computer-based geospatial analyses, home-based assessments of sleep and health, and in-laboratory studies.

  • MTR: University of Pennsylvania, 2014
  • PhD: San Diego State University, University of California, San Diego, 2007
  • MS: San Diego State University, 2005
  • BA: University of Rochester, 2001
  • University of California, San Diego & San Diego VA Healthcare System, 2006-2007
  • University of Pennsylvania, Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 2007-2012
  • University of Pennsylvania, Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 2007-2010
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Sleep Medicine, 2014



Reardon, C. L., B. Hainline, C. Miller Aron, D. Baron, A. L. Baum, A. Bindra, R. Budgett, N. Campriani, J. Mauricio Castaldelli-Maia, A. Currie, et al., "Infographic. Sleep disorders in athletes.", Br J Sports Med, 2019 Jun 21. PMID: 31227492
Grandner, M. A., W. S. Khader, C. D. Warlick, and F. Fernandez, "Acculturation and sleep: implications for sleep and health disparities.", Sleep, vol. 42, issue 3, 2019 Mar 01. PMID: 31222327
Raikes, A. C., A. Athey, P. Alfonso-Miller, W. D. S. Killgore, and M. A. Grandner, "Insomnia and daytime sleepiness: risk factors for sports-related concussion.", Sleep Med, vol. 58, pp. 66-74, 2019 Jun. PMID: 31132574
Rosenberger, M. E., J. E. Fulton, M. P. Buman, R. P. Troiano, M. A. Grandner, D. M. Buchner, and W. L. Haskell, "The 24-Hour Activity Cycle: A New Paradigm for Physical Activity.", Med Sci Sports Exerc, vol. 51, issue 3, pp. 454-464, 2019 Mar. PMCID: PMC6377291  PMID: 30339658
Mai, Q. D., T. D. Hill, L. Vila-Henninger, and M. A. Grandner, "Employment insecurity and sleep disturbance: Evidence from 31 European countries.", J Sleep Res, vol. 28, issue 1, pp. e12763, 2019 Feb. PMCID: PMC6338513  PMID: 30156336