Daniel Lewin, PhD Psychologist, Sleep Specialist



Daniel S. Lewin, PhD, D'ABSM, is a pediatric psychologist, sleep specialist, and licensed clinical psychologist. He is Board Certified in Sleep Medicine and Behavioral Sleep Medicine and is the Associate Director of the Pediatric Sleep Medicine and Director of the Pulmonary Behavioral Medicine Program at Children’s National Health System and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at George Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Lewin received his PhD from Rutgers University, and completed pre- and post-doctoral fellowships at the Yale Child Study Center and the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He recently returned as a full time tenure track faculty member to Children’s after serving as Program Director of Sleep Disorders Medicine in the National Center On Sleep Disorders Research at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Lewin’s NIH funded research has focused one the impact sleep disturbances on the regulation of attention, mood, and behavior. Ongoing studies investigate the impact of medical illness and psychiatric disorders on sleep and development. His clinical and training programs in sleep medicine are shared with Dr. Judith Owens. The Pulmonary Behavioral Medicine program provides a wide range of services to patients with acute and chronic respiratory diseases.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Post Doctoral, 2001
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • PHD, 1998
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Internship Program, Post Doctoral, 1998
    Yale University
  • PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1995
    Rutgers University
  • BA, 1985
    Carnegie Mellon University


Research & Publications

Research & Publications

20th Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies

(2006) The Effects of Sleep Restriction on Performance Testing on Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea and a Healthy Comparison Group

21st Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies

(2007) Sleep, Self Reported Daytime Function and Stimulant Effects in College Students with ADHD

21st Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies

(2007) Effects of Pediatric Sleep Study Length on Sleep Architecture

21st Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies

(2007) Sleep Problems in Children and Adolescents with and without Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

21st Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies

(2007) Pediatric Polysomnogram Duration Affects Measured Sleep Parameters

Pediatric Sleep Disorders

(2005) Primary Care Clinics in Office Practice

Sleep Characteristics of Youth with Functional Abdominal Pain and a Healthy Comparison Group

(2007) Journal of Pediatric Psychology

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