john winkleman, mD. phd.

Dr. John Winkelman serves as a psychiatric sleep expert on the Axon Labs Scientific Advisory Board.  He is Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Medical Director of the Sleep Health Center at Brigham and Women's Hospital. His particular areas of research are Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movement Disorder, parasomnias, and the overlap of psychiatric illnesses and sleep disturbances.
Dr. Winkelman received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Williams College before obtaining his Ph.D. from Harvard University in Psychobiology. He went on to receive an M.D. from Harvard Medical School while serving as Lecturer on Psychology at Harvard University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. After completing an internship in Internal Medicine at Mt. Zion Hospital in San Francisco, he finished a residency in psychiatry and a fellowship in neurology (Sleep Disorders Medicine) at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.