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  • Division Chief – Sleep Medicine
  • Professor – Sleep Medicine, Memory and Cognitive Disorders
  • Associate Clinical Core Leader – Duke-UNC Alzheimer’s Disease Collaborative

Clinical Interests

  • Diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders, dementia and memory loss, language disorders including aphasia (consultant and co-investigator with the Center for Aphasia and Related Disorders), sleep, and aging.

Research Interests

  • Memory and sleep, diagnosis and treatment of language disorders and aphasia, hemispheric asymmetries, and sleep.


  • Board Certification in Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Board Certification in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry, United Council for Neurological Subspecialties
  • Board Certification, American Board of Sleep Medicine, ABPN


  • MD, Harvard Medical School
    Health Sciences and Technology (HST) division
  • MA, Harvard Graduate School
    History of Neurosciences
  • Residency in Neurology, Harvard Longwood Program
    Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston Beth Israel Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Fellowship in Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology, University of Florida


Heidi Roth, MD