Welcome

Thank you for showing interest in our Veterans Sleep Studies at the University of Pittsburgh. We seek to understand and improve veterans’ sleep through research studies involving both veteran and civilian participants. For more information about our studies, click on the study links at the top of the page, or you may click below to review brief summaries of each.

If you would like to participate in a study or learn more about our research, please contact us at (412) 417-7761 or wolfsonm@upmc.edu

Please click on the “Directions” link at the top of the page for more information, maps, and pictures for our location.

Study for Service Members and Veterans (Click to view more) 

The purpose of this study is to identify markers that may help determine what causes sleep disturbances and other symptoms that may be related to post-deployment stress in Service Members and Veterans who have deployed since 2001. Both healthy sleepers and those with sleep issues are currently being recruited.

We are looking for men and women who:

  • are Post 9/11 military veterans, active duty service members, reservists or National Guard service members.
  • are between the ages of 18-50.
  • are not currently using medications affecting mood or sleep.
  • are not pregnant or breast feeding.

If you are experiencing a psychiatric emergency in Allegheny County, please call the Resolve Crisis Line at 1-888-7-YOUCAN (1-888-796-8226) or call 911.
If you are military personnel or a veteran outside of Allegheny County and are experiencing a psychiatric emergency, call 1-800-273-TALK and press “1” for help.