“A time to sleep and a time to eat: lessons from hospital night shift workers.”

Gamble, K.L. (2013). “A time to sleep and a time to eat: lessons from hospital night shift workers.” William C. Dement Sleep and Chronobiology Retreat, Brown University, Providence, RI.



This was a presentation made at a retreat.

Eating and sleeping behavior greatly impact mental and physiological health, which in turn impacts eating and sleep behavior. This presentation focused on how circadian misalignment induced by a shift work environment perturbs timing of sleep and eating, which then can impact metabolic outcome and cognitive function.