Daniel Taylor

Professor, Clinical

Research Interests: ​​​​​​

  • Behavioral sleep medicine broadly
  • Improving the measurement of sleep - both subjectively and objectively - and relating sleep changes to biomarker (e.g., inflammatory, genetic, cardiovascular) changes.
  • Specific interests in the epidemiology and treatment of insomnia comorbid with other conditions and consequences of shiftwork.
    • Examining sleep and mental health disparities, as well as developing culturally responsive insomnia and other behavioral sleep medicine interventions.
  • More recently focused on documenting and improving the sleep of military, first responder, healthcare workers and Pac-12 athletes.
  • Ongoing observation studies:
    • Suicide Risk and Sleep in Treatment
    • Mental Health in Pac-12 Athletes
    • Daily Associations Between Sleep and Mental Health in Pac-12 Athletes
  • Ongoing treatment studies:
    • An Efficient Treatment for Posttraumatic Injury for Firefighters
    • Web-Based Provider Training for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Nightmares (CBTn)
    • Tele-CBTi in middle-aged and older adults, with inflammatory and cognitive aging outcomes.

Updated: 07/08/22

Courses Taught: 

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • PSY 625B - Psychosocial Interventions (2024)
  • PSY 694B - Psychotherapy (2024)

Updated: 12/20/23


  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
  • Certified Behavioral Sleep Medicine Specialist
  • Diplomat of the American Board of Sleep Medicine