Monique LeBourgeois
Associate Professor
Integrative Physiology

Office: Carlson 202D
Fax: 303-492-6778    

Research Interests

Education

  • 1987-1995, B.S. (Psychology) The University of Southern Mississippi (Gulf Park), Long Beach, MS
  • 1996-1998, M.S. (Counseling Psychology) The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS
  • 1998-2000, M.A. (Experimental Psychology) The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS
  • 2000-2003, Ph.D. (Experimental Psychology) The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS

Professional Experience

  • 1995-1998, Clinical Associate, Northshore Psychiatric Hospital; Slidell, LA
  • Summer 1998, Pediatric Psychology Intern, Children's Hospital; New Orleans, LA
  • 1998-2003, Clinical Intern, Sleep Disorders Center, Forrest General Hospital; Hattiesburg, MS
  • 2001-2003, Instructor, Department of Psychology, The University of Southern Mississippi; Hattiesburg, MS
  • 2003-2005, Postdoctoral Fellow in Child Mental Health, Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School; Providence, RI
  • 2005-2010, Assistant Professor (Research), Psychiatry and Human Behavior, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Providence, RI
  • 2005-2008, Assistant Professor (Research), Human Development, Brown University; Providence, RI
  • 2005-2008, Faculty, William C. Dement Sumer Research Apprenticeship, Sleep and Chronobiology Research Laboratory, E.P. Bradley Hospital; Providence, RI
  • 2006-2010, Instructor (Undergraduate Independent Study), Department of Psychology, Brown University; Providence, RI
  • 2008-2010, Assistant Professor (Research), Education, Brown University; Providence, RI
  • 2010-Present, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Human Behavior; The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Providence, RI
  • 2010-Present, Assistant Professor, Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado at Boulder; Boulder, CO

Honors and Awards

  • 2000-2004, Research Merit Award, Sleep Research Society
  • 2002-2003, Individual National Research Service Award (F31), National Institute of Mental Health
  • 2003, USM Research, Scholarly, & Creative Graduate Student Research Award
  • 2003, American Academy of Sleep Medicine Young Investigator Award
  • 2003-2005, National Research Service Award (T32), National Institute of Mental Health
  • 2003, Research Merit Award, New York Academy of Sciences
  • 2003-2007, National Institutes of Health, Pediatric Loan Repayment Award
  • 2004, Research Merit Award, European Sleep Research Societies
  • 2005, Postdoctoral Fellow Research Award, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University 9th Annual Research Symposium on Mental Health Sciences
  • 2005, American Academy of Sleep Medicine/Pfizer Scholars Grants in Sleep Medicine Award
  • 2008, Late Breaking Abstract Award - Associated Professional Sleep Societies Annual Meeting
  • 2008-2009, National Institutes of Health Pediatric Loan Repayment Award
  • 2009, Brown University Curriculum Development Award for a New First-Year Seminar: "The Mind, Brain, and Education"

Recent Publications

  • Akacem LD, Simpkin CT, Carskadon MA, Wright KP Jr, Jenni OG, Achermann P, LeBourgeois MK. The Timing of the Circadian Clock and Sleep Differ between Napping and Non-Napping Toddlers. PLoS One 10(4): e0125181, 2015. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0125181.
  • Akacem LD, Wright KP Jr, LeBourgeois MK. Bedtime and evening light exposure influence circadian timing in preschool-age children: A field study. Neurobiology of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms 1: 27-31, 2016.
  • Mullins EN, Miller AL, Cherian SS, Lumeng JC, Wright KP Jr, Kurth S, LeBourgeois MK. Acute Sleep Restriction Increases Dietary Intake in Preschool-Age Children. Journal of Sleep Research 26: 48-54, 2017.
  • Simpkin CT, Jenni OG, Carskadon MA, Wright KP Jr, Akacem LD, Garlo KG, Lebourgeois MK. Chronotype is associated with the timing of the circadian clock and sleep in toddlers. Journal of Sleep Research 4: 397-405, 2014.