John Herman, Ph.D.

Professor

Department: Psychiatry, Pediatrics

Graduate Programs: Clinical Psychology

Biography

Dr. Herman is expert in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders in adults and children. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine. He is the Director of The Sleep Disorders Center for Children at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas and is the Training Director of the Sleep Medicine Fellowship Program at UT Southwestern.

Dr. Herman teaches psychodynamic psychotherapy in the clinical psychology doctoral program at UT Southwestern. He also teaches sleep medicine to psychiatry and child psychiatry residents and fellows. Dr. Herman has published four chapters on pediatric sleep disorders and one on circadian rhythm research in the past year.

Education

Undergraduate University of Rochester (1964)
Graduate School Teshiva University - ? (1970)

Research Interests

  • Circadian rhythm
  • Psychopharmacology of sleep
  • Sleep disorders

Publications

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Featured Publications

Pharmacology of sleep

Herman, JH Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine in the Child 2004 Second Edition

Reflexive and orienting properties of REM sleep dreaming and eye movements

Herman, JH Sleep and Dreaming: Scientific Advances and Reconsiderations Spring 2003 Cambridge University Pres 161

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Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • American Psychological Association
  • Biological Psychiatry
  • Dallas Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology
  • Southern Sleep Society