Jennifer McLeland, MSW, MA, CCRC, RPSGT, RST

HomeSocial WorkJennifer McLeland, MSW, MA, CCRC, RPSGT, RST



  • Masters in nonprofit management, May 2012, Washington University
  • Masters in social work; health concentration, May 2004, Saint Louis University
  • Bachelor of arts, May 2001, Greenville College, Majors: Biology, Psychology, Social Work

Academic Appointments

  • Washington University School of Medicine: Sleep Medicine Center, St. Louis, Missouri, ASTEP (Accredited Sleep Technology Education Program)
    program director, Jan 2009 – present
    faculty,  Aug 2006 – Dec 2009
  • Fontbonne University, St. Louis, Missouri
    Senior Lecturer, Jan 2013 – present
    Adjunct faculty, Jan 2009 – Dec 2012
  • Washington University Psychology Department, St. Louis, Missouri
    Science of Sleep (Undergraduate Psychology course), Jan – May 2008
    Guest Lecturer


  • Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, Department of Neurology
    senior clinical research coordinator, 2013 – present
    certified clinical research coordinator, 2006 – 2013
    registered polysomnographic technologist (part time), 2003 – 2005
  • Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, Department of Behavioral Research/Siteman Cancer Center
    project manager (part time), 2004 – 2005
  • Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Creve Coeur, Missouri, Sleep Disorders/EEG lab
    registered polysomnographic technologist, 2003
    polysomnographic technician, 2001 – 2003


  • ACRP (Association of Clinical Research Professionals), 2006 – Present


SLEEP 2012 Poster Presentations, Boston, Massachusetts

  • Shannon, W., Xian, H., Licis, A., Deych, E., Ding, J., McLeland, J., Toedebusch, C., Li, T., & Duntley, S. How Apnea and Obesity Effect Circadian Activity Patterns Using Functional Linear Modeling of Actigraphy Data
  • Ju, Y., Deych, E., Toedebusch, C., McLeland, J., Gonzales, C., Xian, H., Duntley, S., & Shannon, W. Clinical Applications for Functional Data Analysis of Actigraphy
  • De Bruin, G., Ju, Y., Toedebusch, C., McLeland, J., Weldemichael, D., Duntley, S.  Impact of Patient-Physician Discussion of Polysomnography Results on PAP Adherence


  • Lucey, B., McLeland, J., Toedebusch, C., Boyd, J., Yamada, K., Landness, E., & Holtzman, D.  (2016).  “Comparison of a single-channel EEG sleep study to polysomnography.”  Journal of Sleep Research.  DOI: 10.1111/jsr.12417.  Malden, MA.
  • Thimgan, M., Toedebusch, C., McLeland, J., Duntley, S., Shaw, P.  (2015)  “Excessive daytime sleepiness is associated with changes in salivary inflammatory genes transcripts.”  Mediators of Inflammation.    New York, NY.
  • Ju, Y., McLeland, J., Toedebusch, C., Xiong, C., Fagan, A., Duntley, S., Morris, J., Holtzman, D.  (2013) “Sleep quality and preclinical Alzheimer Disease.”  JAMA Neurology.  Chicago, IL.
  • Thimgan M., Gottschalk L., Toedebusch C., McLeland J., Rechtschaffen A., Gillian-Roberts M, Duntley S, Shaw P. (2013) “Cross-Translational Studies in Human and Drosophila Identify Markers of Sleep Loss.”  PLoS ONE.  8(4).  San Francisco, CA.

Community Service

  • American Heart Association, 2009- Present
    • Heartsaver CPR Instructor
  • Leaps of Love, 2011- Present
    • Conduct program evaluation of support group for survivors of childhood cancer
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