Anne Germain, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Clinical and Translational Science

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara St.

Education & Training

Universite de Montreal, Arts and Sciences Clinical Psychology
Universite de Montreal, Arts and Sciences Clinical Psychology
La Macaza InstitutionClinical Psychology
University of New Mexico Sleep Disorders CenterClinical Psychology
University of PittsburghSleep Neuroimaging and Clinical Trial Methods

Current Appointments

Director, Sleep and Behavioral Neuroscience Center, Neuroscience Clinical and Translational Research Center
Director, Military Sleep Tactics and Resilience Research Team

Professional Affiliations

Member, American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Member, Sleep Research Society

Research Interests

Sleep; Post-traumatic stress disorder; Neural fear (threat) circuitry
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Stocker RPJ, Khan H, Henry L, Germain A. Effects of sleep loss on subjective complaints and objective neurocognitive performance as measured by the immediate post-concussion assessment and cognitive testing. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 32(3):349-368, 2017. doi: 10.1093/arclin/acx003.
  2. Steele M, Germain A, Campbell J. Mediation and moderation of the relationship between combat experiences and posttraumatic stress disorder in active-duty military personnel. Military Medicine, 182(5): e1632-e1639, 2017. doi.org/10.7205/MILMED-D-16-00169
  3. Germain A, James J, Insana S, Herringa RJ, Mammen O, Price J, Nofzinger EA. A window into the invisible wound of war: Functional neuroimaging of REM sleep in returning combat veterans with PTSD. Psychiatry Research, 211(2):176-9, 2013. doi: 10.1016/j.pscychresns.2012.05.007. PMCID: PMC3570584.
  4. Germain A, Richardson R, Stocker R, Mammen O, Hall M, Bramoweth A, Begley A, Rode N, Frank E, Hass G, Buysse DJ. Treatment for insomnia in combat-exposed OEF/OIF military veterans: preliminary randomized controlled trial. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 61:78-88, 2014. doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2014.07.016. PMCID: PMC4180045
  5. Germain A. Sleep disturbances as the hallmark of PTSD: Where are we now? American Journal of Psychiatry, 170(4):372-382, 2013. doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2012.12040432. PMCID: PMC4197954.

Clinical Interests

Behavioral sleep medicine; mHealth technology

Education Interests

Sleep research methods; Quantitative electroencephalography