Christi S Ulmer
Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and faculty on the Durham VA Healthcare System Behavioral Medicine Post-Doctoral training program. I serve as a consultant on the VA national training dissemination in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBTI), and am a Co-Chair of the Workgroup to develop VA/DOD Clinical Practice Guidelines for Insomnia and Sleep Apnea. My research focuses on increasing access to behavioral sleep medicine, developing and disseminating behaviorally-based treatments for insomnia, and increasing our understanding of the health correlates of Sleep Disorders. I am committed to expanding patient access to and provider knowledge of effective behavioral sleep medicine interventions, and increasing the recognition of sleep’s role in patient health.     

Current Research Interests

  • Increasing patient access to Behavioral Sleep Medicine

  • Developing and disseminating behaviorally-based treatments for Insomnia Disorder

  • Exploring and understanding the health correlates of Sleep Disorders

  • Exploring and understanding trauma-associated sleep disturbances

Current Appointments & Affiliations

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