Phyllis C. Zee, MD, PhD

MD, PhD

Benjamin and Virginia T. Boshes Professor of Neurology and Professor of Neurobiology at Northwestern University

Director, Center for Circadian and Sleep Medicine (CCSM) and Chief, Division of Sleep Medicine at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine


 As Director of the Center for Circadian and Sleep Medicine, Dr. Zee oversees an interdisciplinary program in basic and translational sleep and circadian rhythm research, and findings from her team have paved the way for innovative approaches, including several patents, to improve sleep and circadian health. She is the founder of the first circadian medicine clinic in the U.S. A central theme of her research program is understanding the role of circadian-sleep interactions on the expression and development of cardiometabolic and neurologic disorders. 

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Learn more about the 50+ Atria Academy Fellows guiding a transformation in medicine