KELLY GLAZER BARON portrait
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Psychiatry
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Psychology Department
  • Associate Professor, Family And Preventive Medicine
801-585-7588

Research Keywords

  • Circadian Rhythms Disruption and Obesity
  • Technology-Assisted Interventions for Sleep
  • Non-Pharmacologic Treatments for Sleep Disorders in Medical Populations
  • Couples and CPAP

Presentations

  • Circadian rhythm disruption: Pathways to obesity? Research in Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL. , , 2016.
  • Eat, sleep move: Optimizing rhythms for health. Health Psychology Colloquium, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO. , , 2015.
  • Circadian rhythm misalignment: Links to obesity, diabetes and cancer. Brain, Behavior and Cancer Seminar Series, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA. , , 2015.
  • Exercise and Sleep. Sleep Research Society Trainee Day Presentation, Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Society, Minneapolis, MN. , , 2014.
  • Sleep and Circadian Rhythms: Pathways to Obesity. Cornell Food and Brand Lab, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. , , 2014.
  • PAP Compliance. Illinois Sleep Society Annual Meeting. , , 2012.
  • Sleep and Metabolism. National Collegiate Athletic Association Interassociation Task Force on Sleep and Wellness, Indianapolis, IN. , , 2017.
  • Technology interventions for short sleep duration. Behavioral medicine research group. Department of Psychology, University of Utah. , , 2017.
  • Challenges in the transitions to independence. Associated Professional Sleep Societies Preconference Workshop, Boston, MA. Panel, , 2017.
  • Careers in Sleep Research. Society for Behavioral Medicine, San Diego, CA. Panel, , 2017.
  • Strategies for interpreting and utilizing sleep tracker data. Symposium presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Chicago, IL. , , 2018.
  • Innovations in Behavioral Interventions for Disturbed Sleep. Symposium presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy. Washington, DC. , , 2018.
  • Reducing cardiometabolic risk by improving sleep. Symposium presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Chicago, IL. , , 2018.
  • Health Interventions in personalized medicine. Presentation at the Associated Professional Sleep Societies Preconference Workshop, Boston, MA. , , 2017.
  • Using mHealth Technology in Clinical Interventions. Workshop presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, Boston, MA. , , 2017.
  • Sleep and cardiometabolic risk. Symposium chair and presenter at the annual meeting of the Society for Behavioral Sleep Medicine. , , 2017.
  • Circadian misalignment in everyday life: Associations with body fat and caloric intake. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting at the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, Seattle, WA. , , 2015.
  • Exercise as a behavioral sleep medicine intervention. Chair and presenter of a Bench to Bedside Symposium, Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Society, Minneapolis, MN. , , 2014.
  • Night to night variability among older adults with insomnia: Associations with sleep quality and metabolic risk. Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Society, Minneapolis, MN. , , 2014.
  • Early to bed, early to rise makes it easier to exercise. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Society, Minneapolis, MN. , , 2014.
  • Evening caloric intake and risk for obesity. Symposium chair and presenter at the Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, Boston, MA. , , 2012.
  • Comorbidities between Insomnia and Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders. Chair and presenter at a Clinical workshop presented at the Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, Boston, MA. , , 2012.
  • Sleep duration and diabetes self-management among patients with poorly controlled diabetes. Society for Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC. , , 2011.
  • Gender differences in Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Office of Research in Women’s Health Symposium, Washington, DC. , , 2010.
  • Associations between circadian chronotype, BMI and calorie intake. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, San Antonio, TX. , , 2010.
  • Gender differences in disease severity and quality of life among participants at high risk for moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea enrolled in the HomePAP study. Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, San Antonio, TX. , , 2010.
  • Predictors of interest and use of behavioral medicine services in an urban academic primary care outpatient setting. Oral presentation at the Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, Chicago, IL. , , 2009.
  • Improvement in insomnia with telephone administered psychotherapy for patients with multiple sclerosis. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Montreal, Canada. , , 2009.
  • Evaluating perceived barriers to behavioral care: The role of psychological symptoms and treatment history. Oral presentation at the Academy Health Annual Research Meeting NRSA Fellow’s Day, Washington, DC. , , 2008.
  • Self-efficacy, adherence, and subjective improvement: A daily diary study. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, Baltimore, MD. , , 2008.
  • Social control and CPAP adherence in patients with obstructive sleep apnea. Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Diego, CA. , , 2008.
  • Baron KG, Duffecy JD, Reid KJ, Caccamo L, Begale M. A technology assisted behavioral intervention for extending sleep duration among short sleepers. Poster session presented at Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, Boston, MA. Poster, Presented, 2017.
  • Baron KG, Duffecy JD, Reid KJ, Caccamo L, Begale M. A technology assisted behavioral intervention for extending sleep duration among short sleepers. Poster session presented at Society for Behavioral Sleep Medicine. Poster, Presented, 2017.
  • Hooker SA, Bouchard LC, Baron KG. Variability in sleep and physical activity related to BMI among healthy adults. Poster session presented at Society for Behavioral Sleep Medicine. Poster, Presented, 2017.
  • Baron KG, Reid KJ, Malkani RG, Zee PC. Do Improvements in Sleep Lead to Weight Loss and Improvements in Health with Exercise? Annual Meeting of the Obesity Society, Atlanta, GA. Poster, , 2013.
  • Baron KG, Gunn HE, Zee PZ. Importance of relationship factors in women’s CPAP. Poster session presented at Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, Boston, MA. Poster, Presented, 2012.
  • Baron KG, Reid KJ, Clough DC, Zee PC. Age moderates day to day variability between sleep and physical activity among women with insomnia. Poster session presented at Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, Boston, MA. Poster, Presented, 2012.
  • Baron KG, Reid KJ, Zee PC. Relationship between sleep timing and macronutrient content and BMI. Poster session presented at Gordon Research Conference, Pineal Cell Biology, Galveston, TX. Poster, Presented, 2012.
  • Baron KG, Reid KJ, Zee PC. Sleep Timing and Body Mass Index. Poster session presented at 32nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC. Poster, Presented, 2011.
  • Baron KG, Lu BS, Rosen CL, Auckley D, Benca R, Foldvary-Schaefer N, Iber C, Kapur VK, Redline S, Zee P. Gender differences in adherence and self-report outcomes in the HomePAP Study. Poster session presented at Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, San Antonio, TX. Poster, Presented, 2010.
  • Baron KG, Smith TW, Czajkowski LA, Gunn HE, Jones CR. Partner involvement in CPAP: Does pressure help? Poster session presented at Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, Seattle, WA. Poster, Presented, 2009.
  • Baron KG, Liu K, Chan C, Shahar E, Zee P. Race/ethnic variation in excessive daytime sleepiness: The Multi-ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Poster session presented at Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, Seattle, WA. Poster, Presented, 2009.
  • Baron KG, Reid K, Naylor E, Lu B, Ortiz R, Zee P. An exercise intervention for sleep disturbance in older adults: Lasting effects at 3 and 6 months post-intervention. Poster session presented at Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, Baltimore, MD. Poster, Presented, 2008.
  • Glazer KM, Smith TW, Berg CA, Uchino BN, Pearce G, Florsheim P, et al. Dispositional optimism as a predictor of affective and behavioral responses during marital interaction. Poster session presented at Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Francisco, CA. Poster, Presented, 2006.
  • Glazer KM, Smith TW, Allen NJ, Berg C. Age as a moderator of the association of optimism and hostility with martial adjustment. Poster session presented at Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT. Poster, Presented, 2003.
  • Glazer KM, Smith TW, Uchino BN, Allen NJ. Psychophysiological correlates of threat/challenge appraisal of a speech task. Poster session presented at Annual Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, Phoenix, AZ. Poster, Presented, 2003.
  • Glazer KM, Smith TW, Nealey-Moore J, Hawkins MW, Olson-Cerny C. Optimism, Pessimism and Marital Interaction Across Time. Poster session presented at International Society of Personal Relationships, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Poster, Presented, 2002.
  • Glazer KM, Smith TW, Nealey-Moore J, Hawkins MW, Olson-Cerny C. Hostility and Marriage: Which facets predict marital adjustment? Poster session presented at Society for Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC. Poster, Presented, 2002.
  • Glazer KM, Emery CF, Frid D. Psychological predictors of outcomes in cardiac rehabilitation. Poster session presented at American Psychosomatic Society, Monterey, CA. Poster, Presented, 2001.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • R01 NR0118891 Effects of a behavioral sleep extension intervention on cardiometabolic risk factors among patient with elevated BP/hypertension. Total award amount: $2,880,296. PI: - 2025. Total project budget to date:
  • 1 R21 AG067183. A Novel Couples- Based Sleep Health Intervention For Older Adults With Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Implications for Alzheimer's Disease Risk And Healthy Aging. Total award amount: $559,900. PI: - 2022. Total project budget to date:
  • 5R01DK121726-02. Sleep optimization to improve glycemic control in adults with type I diabetes. Total costs $173,612. PI: - 2025. Total project budget to date:
  • Sleep, diet and physical activity during the COVID-19 pandemic: relationships with psychological adjustment and illness prevention behaviors. PI: - 2021. Total project budget to date:
  • P30 DK092949 (Subaward, Reutrakul). Effects of Sleep-Extend on Glucose Metabolism in Women with a History of Gestational Diabetes. The purpose of this pilot and feasibility trial is to evaluate the effects of a sleep extension intervention on sleep and glycemic control among women with a history of gestational diabetes and habitual short sleep. PI: - 2020. Total project budget to date:
  • 1 R01 HL141706 Circadian and sleep pathways to cardiometabolic disease risk: role of neurobehavioral processes. The goal of this study is to examine the interaction between sleep duration and circadian alignment in predicting appetite regulation and change in cardiometabolic risk factors among overweight adults. PI: - 2024. Total project budget to date:

Languages

  • English, Fluent.

Publications

  • Baron KG, Reid KJ (date unknown). Circadian misalignment, meal timing and obesity risk. Elsevier. Accepted, .
  • Baron KG, Abbott S, Jao N, Manalo N, Mullen R (date unknown). Orthosomnia: Are Some Patients Taking the Quantified Self Too Far?. (pp. 351-54). Vol. 13. Accepted, .
  • Reid KJ, Baron KG, Zee PC (date unknown). Meal timing influences daily caloric intake in healthy adults. Vol. 34, 930-5. Accepted, .
  • Desantis AS, Diez Roux AV, Moore K, Baron KG, Mujahid MS, Nieto FJ (date unknown). Associations of neighborhood characteristics with sleep timing and quality: the Multi-Ethnic Study Of Atherosclerosis. Vol. 36, 1543-51. Accepted, .
  • Reid KJ, Jaksa AA, Eisengart JB, Baron KG, Lu B, Kane P, Kang J, Zee PC (date unknown). Systematic evaluation of Axis-I DSM diagnoses in delayed sleep phase disorder and evening-type circadian preference. Vol. 13, 1171-7. Accepted, .
  • Reid KJ, Baron KG, Lu B, Naylor E, Wolfe L, Zee PC (date unknown). Aerobic exercise improves self-reported sleep and quality of life in older adults with insomnia. Vol. 11, 934-40. Accepted, .
  • Baron KG, Berg CA, Czajkowski LA, Smith TW, Gunn HE, Jones CR (date unknown). Self-efficacy contributes to individual differences in subjective improvements using CPAP. Vol. 15, 599-606. Accepted, .
  • Baron KG, Smith TW, Berg CA, Czajkowski LA, Gunn H, Jones CR (date unknown). Spousal involvement in CPAP adherence among patients with obstructive sleep apnea. Vol. 15, 525-34. Accepted, .
  • Haas LJ, Glazer K, Houchins J, Terry S (date unknown). Improving the effectiveness of the medical visit: a brief visit-structuring workshop changes patients' perceptions of primary care visits. Vol. 62, 374-8. Accepted, .
  • Baron KG, Reid KJ, Zee PC (date unknown). Exercise to improve sleep in insomnia: exploration of the bidirectional effects. Vol. 9, 819-24. Accepted, .
  • Baron KG, Reid KJ, Kern AS, Zee PC (date unknown). Role of sleep timing in caloric intake and BMI. Vol. 19, 1374-81. Accepted, .
  • Glazer Baron K, Gunn HE, Czajkowski LA, Smith TW, Jones CR (date unknown). Spousal involvement in CPAP: does pressure help?. Vol. 8, 147-53. Accepted, .
  • Baron KG, Corden M, Jin L, Mohr DC (date unknown). Impact of psychotherapy on insomnia symptoms in patients with depression and multiple sclerosis. Vol. 34, 92-101. Accepted, .
  • Mohr DC, Ho J, Duffecy J, Baron KG, Lehman KA, Jin L, Reifler D (date unknown). Perceived barriers to psychological treatments and their relationship to depression. Vol. 66, 394-409. Accepted, .
  • Baron KG, Reid KJ, Malkani RG, Kang J, Zee PC (date unknown). Sleep Variability Among Older Adults With Insomnia: Associations With Sleep Quality and Cardiometabolic Disease Risk. Vol. 15, 144-57. Accepted, .
  • Lee K, Baron K, Soca R, Attarian H (date unknown). The Prevalence and Characteristics of REM Sleep without Atonia (RSWA) in Patients Taking Antidepressants. Vol. 12, 351-5. Accepted, .
  • Baron KG, Lattie E, Ho J, Mohr DC (date unknown). Interest and use of mental health and specialty behavioral medicine counseling in US primary care patients. Vol. 20, 69-76. Accepted, .
  • Mander BA, Reid KJ, Baron KG, Tjoa T, Parrish TB, Paller KA, Gitelman DR, Zee PC (date unknown). EEG measures index neural and cognitive recovery from sleep deprivation. Vol. 30, 2686-93. Accepted, .
  • Baron KG, Reid KJ, Wolfe LF, Attarian H, Zee PC (date unknown). Phase Relationship between DLMO and Sleep Onset and the Risk of Metabolic Disease among Normal Weight and Overweight/Obese Adults. Vol. 33, 76-83. Accepted, .
  • Baron KG, Reid KJ, Kim T, Van Horn L, Attarian H, Wolfe L, Siddique J, Santostasi G, Zee PC (date unknown). Circadian timing and alignment in healthy adults: associations with BMI, body fat, caloric intake and physical activity. Vol. 41, 203-9. Accepted, .
  • Baron KG, Smith TW, Butner J, Nealey-Moore J, Hawkins MW, Uchino BN (date unknown). Hostility, anger, and marital adjustment: concurrent and prospective associations with psychosocial vulnerability. Vol. 30, 1-10. Accepted, .
  • Ong JC, Arand D, Schmitz M, Baron KG, Blackburn R, Grandner, M, et al. (date unknown). A Concept Map of Behavioral Sleep Medicine: Defining the Scope of the Field and Strategic Priorities, Behavioral Sleep Medicine. Vol. 16, 523-526. Accepted, .
  • Baron KG, Duffecy J, Reid K, Begale M, Caccamo L (date unknown). Technology-Assisted Behavioral Intervention to Extend Sleep Duration: Development and Design of the Sleep Bunny Mobile App. Vol. 5, e3. Accepted, .
  • Kendis H, Baron K, Schuele SU, Patel B, Attarian H (date unknown). Chronotypes in Patients with Epilepsy: Does the Type of Epilepsy Make a Difference?. Vol. 2015, 941354. Accepted, .
  • Reid KJ, Santostasi G, Baron KG, Wilson J, Kang J, Zee PC (date unknown). Timing and intensity of light correlate with body weight in adults. Vol. 9, e92251. Accepted, .
  • Baron KG, Reid KJ, Horn LV, Zee PC (date unknown). Contribution of evening macronutrient intake to total caloric intake and body mass index. Vol. 60, 246-51. Accepted, .
  • Baron KG, Liu K, Chan C, Shahar E, Hasnain-Wynia R, Zee P (date unknown). Race and ethnic variation in excessive daytime sleepiness: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis. Vol. 8, 231-45. Accepted, .
  • Baron KG, Smith TW, Czajkowski LA, Gunn HE, Jones CR (date unknown). Relationship quality and CPAP adherence in patients with obstructive sleep apnea. Vol. 7, 22-36. Accepted, .
  • Glazer KM, Emery CF, Frid DJ, Banyasz RE (date unknown). Psychological predictors of adherence and outcomes among patients in cardiac rehabilitation. Vol. 22, 40-6. Accepted, .
  • Smith TW, Glazer K, Ruiz JM, Gallo LC (date unknown). Hostility, anger, aggressiveness, and coronary heart disease: an interpersonal perspective on personality, emotion, and health. (pp. 1217-70). Vol. 72. Accepted, .
  • Baron KG, Reid KJ (date unknown). Circadian misalignment and health. (pp. 139-54). Vol. 26. Accepted, .