Jack D. Edinger, PhD Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient Jack D. Edinger, PhD, is an insomnia specialist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Edinger is in the Section of Sleep Medicine and Department of Medicine. Professor Department of Medicine Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine Section of Sleep Medicine 5280 Top Doctors 2020 Previously a 5280 Top Doctor America’s Top Doctors 2015 — Castle Connolly, Medical, Ltd. Recognized in America’s Top Doctors — Castle Connolly, Inc. Best Doctors in America® 2019-2020 — Best Doctors, Inc. Recognized in Best Doctors in America® — Best Doctors, Inc. America’s Top Doctors 2020 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. Email Profile Print Profile Overview Contact Info & Locations Programs & Services Department of Medicine Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine (Adult) Section of Sleep Medicine Sleep Center Specialties & Conditions Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders Excessive Sleepiness Insomnia Sleep Disorders Research Areas Insomnia Related Clinical Trials Alternative Treatment for Insomnia in Adults Treating Insomnia & OSA with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Special Interests Clinical and Research Interests I have research and clinical interests in the nature, classification and management of insomnia disorders. My basic research interest pertain to developing understanding of the causative and perpetuating mechanisms involved in insomnia as well as ascertaining effective methods for documenting the daytime impairments associated with this condition. I also have interest in ascertaining new methods for classifying or subtyping insomnia and identifying reliable insomnia phenotypes. Finally I have interest in developing and improving our current insomnia management strategies. See More View Publications News & Videos Tips for Avoiding Insomnia and Getting a Good Night’s Sleep Education Education 1973 - 1977 Virginia Commonwealth University, Clinical Psychology Awards & Recognition Advisor to the Sleep Disorders Workgroup of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, 5th Edition. Member of the International Classification of Sleep Disorders, 3rd Edition task force and chair of the insomnia section. Board Certification 2003: Certified in Behavioral Sleep Medicine Professional Memberships American Academy of Sleep Medicine American Psychological Association Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy Publications Edinger JD, Wohlgemuth WK, Radtke RA, Marsh GR, & Quillian (2001). Cognitive-behavioral therapy for treatment of chronic primary insomnia: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of the American Medical Association,285, 1856-64. Krystal AD, Edinger JD, Wohlgemuth WK, Marsh GR. (2002) Non-REM sleep EEG frequency spectral correlates of sleep complaints in primary insomnia subtypes. Sleep, 25, 630-640. Edinger JD, Bonnet MH, Bootzin RR, Doghramji K, Dorsey CM, Espie CA, Jamieson AO, McCall WV, Morin CM, Stepanski EJ. (2004). Derivation of research diagnostic criteria for insomnia: report of an American Academy of Sleep Medicine work group. Sleep, 27: 1567-96. Edinger JD; Olsen MK; Stechuchak KM; Means MK; Lineberger MD; Kirby A; Carney CE. (2009). Cognitive behavioral therapy for patients with primary insomnia or insomnia associated predominantly with mixed psychiatric disorders: a randomized clinical trial. Sleep, 32(4): 499-510. Edinger, JD; Wyatt, JK; Stepanski, EJ; Olsen, MK; Stechuchak, KM; Carney, CE; Chiang, A; Crisostomo, MI; Lineberger, MD; Means, MK; Radtke, RA; Wohlgemuth, WK; Krystal, AD. (2011). Testing the Reliability and Validity of DSM-IV-TR and ICSD-2 Insomnia Diagnoses: Results of a Multi-Method/Multi-Trait Analysis. Archives of General Psychiatry. Published online June 6, 2011. doi.1001/archgenpsychiary.2011.64 Teaching & Professional Positions Adjunct Professor at Duke University Medical Center Conflicts of Interest National Jewish Health physicians and scientists may collaborate with pharmaceutical or other industries to develop medical and scientific breakthroughs or to provide education on trends in quality medical practice and outcomes to physicians and health professionals around the country. National Jewish Health maintains a strict conflict of interest policy to ensure that all potential conflicts are clearly visible and that management plans are put in place in order to further innovation and education while ensuring the protection of our patients and the integrity of our research. 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