Leah A Irish. Ph.D.

Adjunct Research Scientist

Dr. Irish is an Adjunct Research Scientist at the Neuropsychiatric Research Institute and Assistant Professor of Psychology at North Dakota State University. She received her Ph.D. in Health Psychology from Kent State University in 2011 and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Her research considers the complex interplay between waking health behaviors (e.g., dietary intake, physical activity, substance use) and sleep and the implications for health and illness. Dr. Irish also studies sleep health disparities among American Indian communities.

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