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Lauren Hale is an expert in the social patterns of sleep and how it contributes to a cycle of inequality in health and well-being. Hale suggests that the results raise concerns about public health and social justice, stating that socioeconomic factors matter for sleep. She is currently researching what factors affect teenagers and young adults for determining how much they sleep and the consequences of their sleep patterns on their physical and mental health. Hale is the founding editor-in-chief of the Sleep Health Journal and has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles.
- Ph.D., Princeton University
- M.A., Princeton University
- A.B., Harvard University