Jodi A. Mindell, PhD

Jodi A. Mindell, PhD, is a psychologist in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the Division of Pulmonary Medicine, as well as the associate director of the Sleep Center at CHOP.

Areas of Expertise: Behavioral treatment of pediatric sleep disorders, Infant and toddler sleep disturbances
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training


    Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI

    Graduate Degree

    PhD, State University of New York at Albany, NY

  • Titles and Academic Titles


    Associate Director, Sleep Center

  • Departments and Services
  • Research Interests

    Assessment and behavioral treatment of sleep problems in infants and toddlers, including the provision of telehealth services to families
    Cross-cultural sleep behaviors

  • Publications



    Mindell JA, Sadeh A, Kwon R, Goh DY. Relationship between child and maternal sleep: A developmental and cross-cultural comparison in young children. J Pediatr Psychol. 2015 Aug;40(7):689-96.

    Mindell JA, Li AM, Sadeh A, Kwon R, Goh DY. Bedtime routines for young children: A dose-dependent association with sleep outcomes. Sleep. 2015 May 1;38(5):717-22.

    Mindell JA, Leichman ES, Puzino K, Walters R, Bhullar B. Parental concerns about infant and toddler sleep assessed by a mobile app. Behav Sleep Med. 2015;13(5):359-74.


    Meltzer LJ and Mindell, JA. Systematic review and meta-analysis of behavioral interventions for pediatric insomnia. J Pediatr Psychol. 2014 Sep;39(8):932-48.