Lisa J. Meltzer
Associate Professor
Division of Pediatric Behavioral Health
Department of Pediatrics
Lisa J. Meltzer, PhD, is a pediatric psychologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Meltzer is in the Division of Pediatric Behavioral Health.

Special Interests

Research Interests

Sleep patterns and daytime functioning in children with chronic health conditions and their parents/caregivers; Objective and subjective measurement of sleep in children; Prevalence of pediatric sleep disorders


University of Florida, (Gainesville, FL), PhD, Clinical and Health Psychology
University of Florida, MS, Clinical and Health Psychology
Pomona College (Claremont, CA), BS, Clinical Psychology
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Internship
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatric Psychology
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pickwick Postdoctoral Fellowship in Sleep Medicine

Awards & Recognition

Young Investigator Section Award, American Academy of Sleep Medicine Sleep Research Society Young Investigator Award, Honorable Mention

Editorial Boards:
-Journal of Pediatric Psychology
-Health Psychology
-Behavioral Sleep Medicine

Board Certification

2004: Behavioral Sleep Medicine

Professional Memberships

Sleep Research Society
Society of Pediatric Psychology
American Academy of Sleep Medicine


Meltzer, L. J. & Booster, G. D. (2016).  Sleep disturbance in caregivers of children with respiratory and atopic disease.  Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 41(6), 643-650.

Meltzer, L. J. & Booster, G. D. (2016).  Evaluation of an ecologically-valid group intervention to address sleep health in families of children with allergic diseases.  Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology, 4(2), 206-213.

Meltzer, L. J. & Crabtree, V.M. (2015).  Pediatric sleep problems: A clinician’s guide to behavioral interventions.  Washington DC: APA Books.

Meltzer, L. J., Faino, A., Szefler, S. J., Strand, M., Gelfand, E. W., & Beebe, D. W. (2015).  Experimentally manipulated sleep duration in adolescents with asthma: feasibility and preliminary findings.  Journal of Pediatric Pulmonology, 50, 1360-1367.

Meltzer, L. J., Sanchez-Ortuno, M. M., Edinger, J. D., & Avis, K. T. (2015).  Sleep patterns, sleep instability, and health related quality of life in parents of ventilator-assisted children.  Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 11(3), 215-258.

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