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Dr. Jack D. Edinger is the man behind the mysteries of insomnia and knows more about sleep disorders than anyone could imagine. When people having troubles with insomnia need to get their sleep back, there’s no better expert than Dr. Edinger.

In addition to his role at Somly, he currently serves as a professor in the department of Medicine at National Jewish Health— the only facility in the world dedicated exclusively to the research and treatment of patients with respiratory, cardiac, immune, and related disorders. His work at National Jewish Health focuses largely on insomnia research and treatment, as well as excessive sleepiness and circadian rhythm sleep disorders.

Dr. Edinger has been studying and treating sleep disorders for almost 40 years. He has authored more than 150 pieces of research and has been featured in the Journal of the American Medical Association, Archives of Internal Medicine, JAMA Psychiatry, Sleep, Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, Journal of Sleep Research, and many, many others.

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Dr. Edinger brings an unmatched expertise to Somly not found anywhere else. He’s a coach’s coach, and a big part of what makes Somly so successful. His research in the world of sleep disorders is world-renowned.


Dr. Edinger is a Ph.D. and an insomnia specialist. He received his doctorate from Virginia Commonwealth University and is board certified in Behavioral Sleep Medicine. In addition to serving as Chief Program Consultant for Somly, he works as a professor in the department of medicine at National Jewish Health, and as an adjunct professor at Duke University Medical Center.

He focuses on the causes and mechanisms involved in insomnia, determining and documenting the related impairments a person suffers during the day, as well as developing and/or improving current insomnia management strategies.

He’s a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and World Sleep Society. He’s served as an advisor to the sleep disorders workgroup of the American Psychiatric Association‘s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, as well as a member of the International Classification of Sleep Disorders.

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