Jodi A. Mindell, PhD

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Jodi A. Mindell, PhD, is a psychologist in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the Division of Pulmonary and Sleep 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 Hospital
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




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.