Pharmacotherapy Updates with Sleep Expert, Dr. David N. Neubauer

In this episode, our guest is David Neubauer, an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and senior faculty of the Johns Hopkins Sleep Disorders Center.

He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, as well as a member of the Sleep Research Society, European Sleep Research Society, and the World Sleep Society, where he serves on the International Scientific Committee. He has served on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the National Sleep Foundation.

He is the author of Understanding Sleeplessness: Perspectives on Insomnia published by the Johns Hopkins University Press, as well as numerous articles and book chapters on sleep-related topics. He is coauthor of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine Clinical Practice Guideline for the Pharmacologic Treatment of Chronic Insomnia in Adults and the current Wolters Kluwer UpToDate section on “Pharmacotherapy for Insomnia in Adults.”

He routinely champions the importance of healthy sleep as a key component in the pursuit of wellness. 

Main points to cover: 

  • What is insomnia and how is it diagnosed and how commonly does it occur
  • What long-term risks are associated with insomnia
  • What are the main treatments for people with insomnia disorder
  • What are the different types of medications and other substances that people take to try to improve their sleep
  • What new medication options are available for treating insomnia
  • What everyone can do to improve their sleep

Guest – David N. Neubauer, MD 

Host – Hillary Blackburn, PharmD, MBA  

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