College of Veterinary Medicine

Research in IPN

Gregory Belenky, M.D.

Research Professor
Director, Sleep and Performance Research Center, WSU Spokane


Phone: (509) 358-7738
Fax: (509) 358-7627
310 N. Riverpoint Blvd.
P.O. Box 1495
Spokane, WA 99210-1495

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412 E. Spokane Falls Blvd.
Spokane, WA 99202

Biographical Information

We conduct laboratory and field studies of sleep and performance in humans.  In the field studies, we assess the impact of work schedules on objectively-measured sleep and subsequent objectively-measured performance in people going about their normal routines of work, family, and community life.  In the laboratory studies, we investigate under highly controlled conditions the effects of restricted sleep on performance and individual differences in performance in response to sleep restriction.  The aim of the work is to develop more effective means of managing sleep to sustain performance. 

Selected Recent Publications

Muhm JM, Signal TL, Rock PB, Jones SP, O'Keeffe KM, Weaver MR, Zhu S, Gander PH, Belenky G. Sleep at simulated 2438m: effects on oxygenation, sleep quality, and postsleep performance. Aviat Space Environ Med. (2010) 81(2): 149.

Wesensten NJ, Belenky G, Balkin TJ.  Cognitive readiness in network centric operations. Parameters: U.S. Army War College Quarterly, 35 (1) (2005) 94-105.

Belenky G, Wesensten NJ, Thorne DR, et al. Patterns of performance degradation and restoration during sleep restriction and subsequent recovery: a sleep dose-response study. J. Sleep Res. 12 (2003) 1-13.

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