Ph.D., Public Affairs focusing in
Population Studies, Princeton University, (2003)
M.A., Public Affairs, Princeton University, (2001)
A.B., Environmental Science and Public Policy, Harvard University, (1998)
Social Determinants of Sleep, Health Disparities, Demography, Maternal and Child Health, Women’s Health, Health in Retirement
Grants, Honors, Awards & Affiliations:
NIDDK R21 DK089414 Hale (Multiple PI with Reither and Krueger) 8/1/2011-7-31/2013 “Sleep, Obesity, and Health-Related Quality of Life of Adolescents.” Multiple PIs: Eric Reither (Utah State University) and Lauren Hale (Stony Brook University) and Patrick Krueger (Unviersity of Colorado, Denver). Consultant: Paul Peppard (University of Wisconsin, Madison).
NIA R01 AG036838 Hale (Co-I – 18% for 5 years) 8/1/2010-7/31-2015 “The REST Study: A Longitudinal Bidirectional Examination of Retirement and Sleep.” Principal Investigator: Paul Peppard (University of Wisconsin-Madison). Co-Investigators: Lauren Hale (Stony Brook University), Elliott Friedman (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Javier Nieto (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Mari Palta (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Robert Hauser (University of Wisconsin-Madison). Project Funding: $2,752,080. Subcontract to Stony Brook (Hale PI): $435,855.
NICHD R21HD060208 Hale (PI – 30% for 2 years) 9/1/2009-8/31/2011 “Disadvantaged Children: Predictors & Outcomes of Sleep Behaviors.” Principal Investigator: Lauren Hale (Stony Brook University). Co-Investigators: Monique LeBourgeois (University of Colorado, Boulder), Jeanne Brooks-Gunn (Columbia University), Anne Martin (Columbia University), Lawrence Berger (University of Wisconsin-Madison). Project Funding: $453,575.
Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Conference. One of two women at the Stony Brook School of Medicine sponsored by the Office of Faculty Affairs to attend this AAMC conference. 2009
UUP Professional Development Grant. Stony Brook University, $1000 Grant to partially support travel to Turkana Basin Institute in northern Kenya. 2009
RAND/NICHD Fellowship in Population Studies, 2003-2005
Joint post-doctoral fellowship from the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) and the RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation—Center for Health and Wellbeing Pre-doctoral Fellowship, 2002-2003 Joint fellowship from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Princeton University’s Center for Health and Wellbeing.
Wisconsin Symposium on Emotions Travel Award. University of Wisconsin, 2002, 2003
Henry A. Murray Dissertation Grant, 2002.Murray Research Center, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Student Scholarship, 2002. Funding to attend workshop, “Analyzing Longitudinal Trajectories Using AMOS and SAS PROC TRAJ.”
Graduate School Summer Funding. Princeton University, Summer 2001; 2002
Princeton University Fellowship. Princeton University, 1998-2002
Shield Award for service to Dunster House. Harvard University, 1998
Aurelio Peccei Award, 1997.Award given for best research paper at the Young Summer Scientist Program. International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Laxenburg, Austria.
Young Summer Scientist Program
Fellowship, 1996. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria. Funded by the Environmental
Science and Public Policy Department, Harvard University. 1996.
Parente, Victoria*, Lauren Hale, and Tia Palermo. 2012. "Elevated Biomarkers of Chronic Stress Among a Diverse Group of Breast Cancer Survivors in the US: NHANES 1999-2008." Epub January 31, 2012. In press at Psychooncology.
Grandner, Michael, Lauren Hale, Nicholas Jackson, Nirav Patel, Nalaka Goonerantne and Wendy Troxel. 2012. “Perceived Racial Discrimination as an Independent Predictor of Sleep Disturbance and Daytime Fatigue.” Conditionally accepted at Behavioral Sleep Medicine.
Magee, Lorrie*, and Lauren Hale. 2012. “Longitudinal associations between sleep duration and subsequent weight gain: A systematic review.” In Press at Sleep Medicine Reviews.
Hale, Lauren, Lawrence M. Berger. 2011 "Sleep Duration and Childhood Obesity: Moving from Research to Practice." Sleep. September 34(9): 1153-4.
Barajas, R. Gabriela*, Anne Martin, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, and Lauren Hale. 2011. “Mother-Child Bedsharing in Toddlerhood and Cognitive and Behavioral Outcomes.” Pediatrics. 128(2):e339-47.
Hale, Lauren, Lawrence M. Berger, Monique LeBourgeois, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn. 2011. “A longitudinal study of preschoolers’ language-based bedtime routines, sleep duration, and wellbeing.” Journal of Family Psychology. 25(3): 423-33.
Martin, Anne, R. Gabriela Barajas*, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, and Lauren Hale. 2011. “Does the Receipt of Parenting Services Predict Parent-Controlled Sleep-Related Behaviors at Child Age 3?” Behavioral Sleep Medicine. 9(4): 237-42.
Burdette, Amy, Terrence D. Hill, and Lauren Hale. 2011. “Household Disrepair and the Mental Health of Low-income Urban Women.” Journal of Urban Health. 88(1):142-153.
Hale, Lauren, Terrence D. Hill, and Amy Burdette. 2010. “Does Sleep Quality Mediate the Relationship between Neighborhood Disorder and Self-rated Health?” Preventive Medicine. Sep-Oct; 51(3-4): 275-278.
Hale, Lauren, D. Phuong Do, and Maria Estela Rivero Fuentes. 2010. “What Do We Know About Mexican Immigration and Sleep? A Population-based Study and Future Research Directions.” Hispanic Health Care International. 8(4) 199-208(10).
Meng, Hongdao, Lauren Hale, and Fred Friedberg. 2010. “Prevalence of Fatigue among Middle-Aged and Older Adults: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study.” Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 58(10): 233-234
Hale, Lauren. 2010. “Sleep as a Mechanism through which Social Relationships Affect Health; Commentary on Troxel et al. Marital/Cohabitation status and history in relation to sleep in midlife women.” SLEEP. July 1; 33(7):862-3.
Hale, Lauren and Benjamin Hale. 2010. “Treat the Source not the Symptoms: Why Thinking about Sleep Informs the Social Determinants of Health.” Epub April 21, 2010. Health Education Research. June; 25(3): 395-400.
Parente, Victoria * and Lauren Hale. 2010. “Health Disparities: The Rarely Cited Concern of the USPSTF Guidelines.” Electronic Letter in response to “Cancer Screening in the United States, 2010: A Review of Current American Cancer Society Guidelines and Issues in Cancer Screening” by Smith et al., CA Cancer Journal for Clinicians, 2010; 60: 99-119.
Hale, Lauren. 2010. “Bedtimes and the Blues: Evidence in support of improved adolescent sleep; Commentary on ‘Earlier parental set bedtimes as a protective factor against depression and suicidal ideation’,” by Gangwisch et al. SLEEP. 33:17-18.
Magee, Lorrie* and Lauren Hale. 2010. “RE: Cross-sectional and Longitudinal Associations Between Objectively Measured Sleep Duration and Body Mass Index: The CARDIA Sleep Study.” American Journal of Epidemiology. Mar 15;171(6):745.
Grandner, Michael, Lauren Hale, Melissa Moore, and Nirav Patel. 2010. “Mortality Associated with Short Sleep Duration: The Evidence, the Possible Mechanisms, and the Future.” Sleep Medicine Reviews. 14(3): 191-203.
Hale, Benjamin, and Lauren Hale. 2010. “Respecting Autonomy in Population Policy: An Argument for Comprehensive Family Planning Programs.” In press at Public Health Ethics.
Hale, Lauren and Maria Estela Rivero-Fuentes. 2009. “Negative Acculturation in Sleep Duration among Mexican Immigrants and Mexican Americans.” Epub September 1, 2009. In press at the Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health.
Bird, Chloe E., Teresa Seeman, Jose J. Escarce, Ricardo Basurto-Davila, Brian Finch, Tamara Dubowitz, Melonie Heron, Lauren Hale, SS Merkin, Margaret Weden and Nicole Lurie. 2009. “Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status and Biological “Wear & Tear” in a Nationally Representative Sample of U.S. Adults.” Epub September 16, 2009. In press at the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
Hale, Lauren, Lawrence M. Berger, Monique LeBourgeois, and Jeanne Brooks-Gunn. 2009. “Social and Demographic Predictors of Preschoolers’ Bedtime Routines.” Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. October 30(5): 394-402.
Hale, Benjamin S. and Lauren Hale. 2009. “Is Justice Good for Your Sleep? (And Therefore, Good for Your Health?)” Social Theory and Health. 7:354-370.
Hill, Terrence, Amy Burdette, and Lauren Hale. 2009. “Neighborhood Disorder, Sleep Quality, and Psychological Distress.” Health and Place. 15(4):1006-1013.
Hale, Lauren, D. Phuong Do, Ricardo Basurto-Davila, Melonie Heron, Brian K. Finch, Tamara Dubowitz, Nicole Lurie, and Chloe E. Bird. 2009. “Does Mental Health History Explain Gender Disparities in Insomnia Symptoms Among Young Adults?” Sleep Medicine. December 10(10): 1118-1123.
Hale, Lauren, Julie DaVanzo, Mizanur Rahman, and Abdur Razzaque. 2009. “Which Factors Explain the Reductions in Infant and Child Mortality in Matlab, Bangladesh?” Journal of Population Research. 26(1):3-20.
Dubowitz, Tamara, Melonie Heron, Chloe E. Bird, Nicole Lurie, Brian Karl Finch, Ricardo Basurto, Lauren Hale, and Jose J. Escarce. 2008. “Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status and Fruit and Vegetable Intake among Whites, Blacks, and Mexican-Americans in the United States.” American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 87(6): 1883-91.
DaVanzo, Julie, Lauren Hale, Abdur Razzaque, and Mizanur Rahman. 2008. “The Effects of Pregnancy Spacing on Infant and Child Mortality in Matlab, Bangladesh.” Population Studies. 62(2): 131-154.
Sara Kalkhoran* and Lauren Hale. 2008. “AIDS Education in an Islamic Nation: Content Analysis of Farsi-Language AIDS-Education Materials in Iran.” Promotion and Education (now Global Health Promotion). 15(3): 21-25.
Hale, Lauren, and D. Phuong Do. 2007. “Racial Differences in Self-Reports of Sleep Duration in a Population-Based Study.” Sleep. 30(9):1096-1103.
Haney, Sean, Daniel Lee, Denise Sur, and Lauren Hale. 2007. “Patient Perception of Physician Position (4P Study): Does Physician Position Influence Patient Perception of Time?” Proceedings of UCLA Health Care – Volume 11.
DaVanzo, Julie, Lauren Hale, Abdur Razzaque, and Mizanur Rahman. 2007. “Effects of Interpregnancy Interval and the Outcome of the Preceding Pregnancy on Pregnancy Outcomes in Matlab, Bangladesh.” British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. September; 114:1079087. (Online July 6).
Hale, Lauren and D. Phuong Do. 2007. “RE: Objectively Measured Sleep Characteristics among Early-Middle-Aged Adults: The CARDIA Study.” American Journal of Epidemiology. Jan 15;165(2):231-2. (Online November 2006)
Hale, Lauren, Julie DaVanzo, Abdur Razzaque, and Mizanur Rahman. 2006. “Why are Infant and Child Mortality Rates Lower in the MCH-FP Area of Matlab, Bangladesh? Are the Differences due to Differences in Reproductive Patterns?” Studies in Family Planning, Volume 37(4): 281-292.
Lee Mike Y, Lauren Hale, Daniel Lee, and Steve Deitelbaum. 2006. “Enhancing Interactions Between Family Medicine Residents In Training and Behavioral Scientists.” Family Medicine Digital Resources Library.
Grant, Jonathan, Stijn Hoorens, Suja Sivadasan, Mirjam van het Loo, Julie DaVanzo, Lauren Hale, and William Butz. 2006. “Trends in European Fertility: Should Europe try to increase its fertility rate … or just manage the consequences.” International Journal of Andrology. 29:17-24.
Espenshade, Thomas J., Lauren Hale, and Chang Chung. 2005. “High School Academic Environment, Class Rank, and Elite College Admission.” Sociology of Education. Volume 78(October): 269-293.
Hale, Lauren. 2005. “Who Has Time to Sleep?” Journal of Public Health. Volume 27(2): 205-211.
Razzaque, Abdur, Julie DaVanzo, Mizanur Rahman, Lauren Hale, K. Gausia, M.A. Khan, A.H.M.G. Mustafa. 2005. “Pregnancy Spacing and Maternal Morbidity in Bangladesh.” International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 89 Supplement 1:S41-49.
Hale, Lauren, Gwendolyn Phillips*, and Victoria Parente.* "The Social Determinants of Child and Adolescent Sleep." In The Oxford Handbook of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Sleep: Development and Problems, edited by Amy Wolfson and Hawley Montgomery-Downs. Oxford University Press. Forthcoming, 2012.
Hale, Lauren. “Epidemiology of Narcolepsy.” 2009. Invited Chapter in Narcolepsy: A Clinical Guide. Edited by Michael J. Thorpy, Meeta Goswami, and S.R. Pandi-Perumal. Springer Science, Business Media, LLC, Humana Press.
Hale, Lauren. 2009. “Chapter 2: Phylogeny and
Demography of Sleep: Demography of Sleep.” 2nd Edition of the Sleep
Research Society Basics of Sleep Guide. Invited chapter by the Sleep
Research Society Board of Directors.
Hale, Benjamin and Lauren Hale. 2009. “Choosing to Sleep.” In The Philosophy of Public Health. A. Dawson (Ed.). A publication of the Society of Applied Philosophy. Surrey, England: Ashgate.
Hale, Lauren. 2007. “Chapter 2: Epidemiology of Sleep.” In Primary Care Sleep Medicine edited by S.R. Pandi-Perumal and James Pagel and endorsed by the American College of Chest Physicians. Humana Press.
Espenshade, Thomas E., Lauren Hale, and Chang Chung. 2007. “Chapter 22. The frog pond revisited: High school academic context, class rank, and elite college admission.” In Selected Readings of American Education Research, edited by Yong Zhao. Shanghai: East China Normal University Press.
Hale, Lauren, Paul E. Peppard, and Terry Young. 2007. “Chapter 1: Does the demography of sleep contribute to health disparities?” pp 1-17. In Sleep Disorders: Their Impact on Public Health, edited by S.R. Pandi-Perumal and Damien Leger. Taylor and Francis, Informa Health Care, UK.
Hale, Lauren. 2000. “A Dynamic Simulation Model of Population Impacts on the Environment: A Fisheries Model.” In Population, Development & Environment on the Yucatán Peninsula: From Ancient Maya to 2030. Wolfgang Lutz, Lionel Prieto, and Warren Sanderson, Eds. Laxenburg, Austria: IIASA, 257 pp.
Hale, Lauren. 2000. “A Freedom Uncommon: The Development and Consequences of Namibian Claim to its Exclusive Economic Zone.” In Population-Development-Environment in Namibia. Background Readings. Ben Fuller and Isolde Prommer, Eds. Laxenburg, Austria: IIASA, 315 pp.