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Restfully Standards



Restfully Begins And Ends With Science



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The Science & Data
behind Restfully.

Restfully's foundation starts with science; everything we do related to sleep coaching begins there. REST Academy & REST Coach Practice Standards are based on peer-reviewed scientific publications that describe the effectiveness of sleep training. Our team of scientific and medical advisors are health experts with MDs, PharmDs and PhDs that have firsthand experience in the science and practice of behavioral based sleep medicine. Restfully continually evaluates behavioral data and scientific discoveries that impact pediatric and adult sleep.  

Medical Advisory Board

Our medical advisory board comprises of distinguished experts that enhance our mission of successful sleep & behavioral outcomes.

Craig Canapiari, MD

Director, Yale University Pediatric Sleep Center

Physician, Pediatric Pulmonary New Haven Hospital

Dr. Canapari is Director of the Yale Pediatric Sleep Center and an attending physician in Pediatric Pulmonology at Yale-New Haven He is the author of "It’s Never Too Late to Sleep Train": The Low Stress Way to High Quality Sleep for Babies, Kids and Parents. Canapari’s work has been published in numerous academic journals as well as publications including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, US News and World Report, and the Boston Globe

Cynthia Ward, Psy.D

Director, North Atlanta Pediatric Psychology

Dr. Ward is a leading pediatric psychologist who is an expert in therapy for children, adolescents, young adults, and families coping with acute and chronic medical conditions and related emotional, behavioral, and neurodevelopmental disorders. Dr. Ward has worked in a variety of medical and mental health settings where sleep was a primary referral concern, including academic medical centers, children’s hospitals, and pediatric medical subspecialty clinics. She has held faculty positions, supervisory, and leadership roles at Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

Michael R. Ujhelyi, Pharm.D.,

Director, North Atlanta Pediatric Psychology

Associate Dean, University Of Florida

Dr. Ujhelyi has over 30 years of scientific and education experience. He is trained as a clinical pharmacologist and has research experience in mechanisms of sleep disturbances and psychosocial determinants of healthy sleep. Dr Ujhelyi has over 22 years of industry executive experience leading scientific and medical organizations at Medtronic and Boston Scientific. He has led large clinical research initiatives, developed cardiovascular device-based therapies and has published over 70 research papers, presented more than 100 research papers at scientific meetings and has 26 issued patents; one patent was recently FDA approved and commercialized.

Peer-Reviewed Sleep Publications

Restfully continually analyzes scientific research. Explore the links below to read summaries of  validated studies we utilize in our digital products.

Parents of children with sleep disturbances experience poor sleep and high presleep arousal, indicative of insomnia. Given that these parents experience cognitive arousal and insomnia, it is recommended that parents’ sleep problems are addressed
Pediatricians should incorporate evaluation of infant separation anxiety to assessment processes, and favor more gentle treatment approaches, such as Camping-out, over Graduated extinction for highly anxious infants
These findings raise serious concerns about
current practices addressing pediatric sleep in primary care settings. It is important to note that sleep is only one of many areas that are not sufficiently addressed in primary care

Get Involved In Research!

Restfully is conducting prospective studies to shine light on the world of pediatric sleep.

Please use the form below if you have questions about our research or would like to partner and contribute to pediatric science. If you’d like to partner with us, please let us know about your research interests and what kind of collaboration you’re envisioning.

Peer-Reviewed Sleep Publications

Restfully continually analyzes scientific research. Explore the links below to read summaries of our growing list of validated publications.

Impact on Parents

Date Published
2020
Summary
Parents of children with sleep disturbances experience poor sleep and high presleep arousal, indicative of insomnia. Given that these parents experience cognitive arousal and insomnia, it is recommended that parents’ sleep problems are addressed

Sleep Training

Child Sleep Issues