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Laura Barger, Ph.D.
Research Fellow, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Part-time, Harvard Medical School

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Department of Medicine
Sleep Medicine
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115

Research Location: Boston Lying-In

Research Email: lkbarger@hms.harvard.edu

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Publications (Pulled from Harvard Catalyst Profiles):

1. Barger LK, Sullivan JP, Blackwell T, O'Brien CS, St Hilaire MA, Rahman SA, Phillips AJK, Qadri S, Wright KP, Segar JL, McGuire JK, Vitiello MV, de la Iglesia HO, Poynter SE, Yu PL, Zee P, Sanderson AL, Halbower AC, Lockley SW, Landrigan CP, Stone KL, Czeisler CA. Effects on resident work hours, sleep duration, and work experience in a randomized order safety trial evaluating resident-physician schedules (ROSTERS). Sleep. 2019 Aug 01; 42(8).

2. Wolkow AP, Barger LK, O'Brien CS, Sullivan JP, Qadri S, Lockley SW, Czeisler CA, Rajaratnam SMW. Associations between sleep disturbances, mental health outcomes and burnout in firefighters, and the mediating role of sleep during overnight work: A cross-sectional study. J Sleep Res. 2019 May 26; e12869.

3. Blackwell T, Kriesel DR, Vittinghoff E, O'Brien CS, Sullivan JP, Viyaran NC, Rahman SA, Lockley SW, Barger LK, Halbower AC, Poynter SE, Wright KP, Yu PL, Zee PC, Landrigan CP, Czeisler CA, Stone KL. Design and recruitment of the randomized order safety trial evaluating resident-physician schedules (ROSTERS) study. Contemp Clin Trials. 2019 May; 80:22-33.

4. McHill AW, Czeisler CA, Phillips AJK, Keating L, Barger LK, Garaulet M, Scheer FAJL, Klerman EB. Caloric and Macronutrient Intake Differ with Circadian Phase and between Lean and Overweight Young Adults. Nutrients. 2019 03 11; 11(3).

5. Weaver MD, Barger LK, Malone SK, Anderson LS, Klerman EB. Dose-Dependent Associations Between Sleep Duration and Unsafe Behaviors Among US High School Students. JAMA Pediatr. 2018 Dec 01; 172(12):1187-1189.

6. Ogeil RP, Barger LK, Lockley SW, O'Brien CS, Sullivan JP, Qadri S, Lubman DI, Czeisler CA, Rajaratnam SMW. Cross-sectional analysis of sleep-promoting and wake-promoting drug use on health, fatigue-related error, and near-crashes in police officers. BMJ Open. 2018 09 19; 8(9):e022041.

7. Weaver MD, Vetter C, Rajaratnam SMW, O'Brien CS, Qadri S, Benca RM, Rogers AE, Leary EB, Walsh JK, Czeisler CA, Barger LK. Sleep disorders, depression and anxiety are associated with adverse safety outcomes in healthcare workers: A prospective cohort study. J Sleep Res. 2018 Dec; 27(6):e12722.

8. Sano A, Taylor S, McHill AW, Phillips AJ, Barger LK, Klerman E, Picard R. Identifying Objective Physiological Markers and Modifiable Behaviors for Self-Reported Stress and Mental Health Status Using Wearable Sensors and Mobile Phones: Observational Study. J Med Internet Res. 2018 06 08; 20(6):e210.

9. Barger LK, Runyon MS, Renn ML, Moore CG, Weiss PM, Condle JP, Flickinger KL, Divecha AA, Coppler PJ, Sequeira DJ, Lang ES, Higgins JS, Patterson PD. Effect of Fatigue Training on Safety, Fatigue, and Sleep in Emergency Medical Services Personnel and Other Shift Workers: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2018 02 15; 22(sup1):58-68.

10. Martin-Gill C, Barger LK, Moore CG, Higgins JS, Teasley EM, Weiss PM, Condle JP, Flickinger KL, Coppler PJ, Sequeira DJ, Divecha AA, Matthews ME, Lang ES, Patterson PD. Effects of Napping During Shift Work on Sleepiness and Performance in Emergency Medical Services Personnel and Similar Shift Workers: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2018 02 15; 22(sup1):47-57.