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Lisa J. Meltzer, Ph.D., CBSM

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Lisa J. Meltzer, Ph.D., CBSM

Owner
Nyxeos Consulting

Professor of Pediatrics
National Jewish Health

Professor of Family Medicine
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Denver, CO, USA

Lisa Meltzer is the owner of Nyxeos Consulting in Denver, CO, providing pediatric sleep solutions for researchers and clinical providers. She is also a Professor of Pediatrics at National Jewish Health and a Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. She is a licensed child psychologist who is certified in Behavioral Sleep Medicine by the American Board of Sleep Medicine, and is a Diplomate of the Board of Behavioral Sleep Medicine. Dr. Meltzer is the co-author of Pediatric Sleep Problems: A Clinician’s Guide to Behavioral Interventions, and for more than 20 years she has provided clinical treatment and education for sleep problems in children 6 months through college-aged. Dr. Meltzer’s funded program of research has focused on sleep health across development, the objective and subjective measurement of pediatric sleep, the impact of changing school start times on health outcomes, and socio-ecological factors that contribute to sleep health disparities in toddlers through school-aged children.

Publications

Meltzer, L. J. (2022). Changing school start times: Impact on extracurricular activities and employment. Frontiers in Sleep.

Wahlstrom, K. L., Plog, A. E., McNally, J., & Meltzer, L. J. (2022). Impact of changing school start times on teacher sleep health and daytime functioning. Journal of School Health.

Meltzer, L. J.¸ Plog, A. E., Swenka, D., Reeves, D., & Wahlstrom, K. L. (2022). Drowsy driving and teen motor vehicle crashes: Impact of changing school start times. Journal of Adolescence, 94(5), 800-805. https://doi.org/10.1002/jad.12053. PMID:35652816

Meltzer, L. J., Wahlstrom, K. L., Plog, A. E., & Strand, M. J. (2022). Biology vs. Ecology: A longitudinal examination of sleep, development, and a change in school start times. Sleep Medicine. doi:10.1016/j.sleep.2022.01.003. PMID:35182977

Meltzer, L. J., Wahlstrom, K. L., Plog, A. E., & McNally, J. (2022). Impact of changing school start times on parent sleep. Sleep Health, 8(1), 130-134. doi:10.1016/j.sleh.2021.08.003. PMID:34642123

Meltzer, L. J., Saletin, J. M., Honaker, S. M., Owens, J. A., Seixas, A., Wahlstrom, K. L., Wolfson, A. R., Wong, P., & Carskadon, M. A. (2021). COVID-19 instructional approaches (in-person, online, hybrid), school start times, and sleep in over 5,000 U.S. adolescents. Sleep 44(12), 1-10. doi:10.1093/sleep/zsab180. PMID:34401922 (Note: Editor’s Choice article)

Meltzer, L. J., Wahlstrom, K. L., Plog, A. E., & Strand, M. J. (2021). Changing school start times: Impact on sleep in primary and secondary school students. Sleep, 44(7), 1-14. doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsab048. PMID: 33855446 (Note: Editor’s Choice article)

Meltzer, L. J., Williamson, A. A., & Mindell, J. A. (2021). Pediatric sleep health: It matters, and so does how we define it. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 57, 101425. doi: 10.1016/j.smrv.2021.101425. PMID: 33601324, PMCID:9067252

Meltzer, L. J., Forrest, C. B., de la Motte, A., Mindell, J. A., & Bevans, K. B. (2021). Development and validation of the Pediatric Sleep Practices Questionnaire: A self-report measure for youth ages 8-17 years. Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 19(1), 126-143. PMID: 32000516; PMCID: PMC8687734

Meltzer, L. J., Wainer, A., Engstrom, E., Pepa, L., & Mindell, J. A. (2021). Seeing the whole elephant: A scoping review of behavioral treatments for pediatric insomnia. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 56. doi.org/10.1016/j.smrv.2020.101410 PMID: 33387973

Meltzer, L. J., Flewelling, K. D., Jump, S., Gyorkos, E., White, M., & Hauk, P. J. (2020). Impact of atopic dermatitis treatment on child/parent sleep, daytime functioning, and quality of life. Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, 124, 385-392. PMID: 31923547

Meltzer, L. J., Forrest, C. B., de la Motte, A., & Bevans, K. B. (2020). Clinical validity of the PROMIS pediatric sleep measures across populations of children with chronic illnesses and neurodevelopmental disorders. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 45(3), 319-327. PMID: 31764969

Meltzer, L. J., Beebe, D. W., Jump, S., Flewelling, K., Sundström, D., White, M., Zeitlin, P.L., & Strand, M. J. (2020). Impact of sleep opportunity on asthma outcomes in adolescents. Sleep Medicine, 65, 134-141. PMID: 37511908; PMCID: PMC9354610.

Williamson, A. A., Meltzer, L. J., & Fiks, A. G. (2020). A stimulus package to address America’s pediatric sleep debt crisis. JAMA Pediatrics, 174(2), 115-116. PMID: 31860006

Khassawneh, B. Y., Tsai, S. C., & Meltzer, L. J. (2019). Polysomnographic characteristics of adolescents with asthma and low risk for sleep disordered breathing. Sleep and Breathing, 23, 943-951. PMID: 30689097; PMCID: PMC9373842.

Bevans, K. B., Meltzer, L. J., de la Motte, A., Kratchman, A., Viél, D., Forrest, C. B. (2019). Qualitative development and content validation of the PROMIS Pediatric Sleep Health items. Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 17(5), 657-671. PMID: 29693445

Meltzer, L. J., Short, M. A., Booster, G., Gradisar, M., Marco, C. A., Wolfson, A. R., & Carskadon, M. A. (2019) Pediatric motor activity during sleep as measured by actigraphy. Sleep, 1, 1-10. doi: 10.1093/sleep/ zsy196. PMID: 30335173; PMCID: PMC6335874

Forrest, C. B., Meltzer, L. J., Marcus, C. L., de la Motte, A., Kratchman, A., Buysse, D. J., Pilkonis, P. A., Becker, B. D., & Bevans, K. B. (2018). Development and validation of the PROMIS Pediatric Sleep Disturbance and Sleep Related Impairment item banks. Sleep. doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsy054. PMID: 29546286

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