Faculty Member

Fiona Barwick, PhD, DBSM

Stanford Hospital and Clinics

Fiona Barwick, PhD, DBSM

Clinical Associate Professor


Dr. Barwick is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences – Sleep Medicine Division. She is director of the Sleep & Circadian Health Program and is responsible for developing and expanding clinic services and overseeing didactics and training for behavioral sleep medicine postdoctoral fellows. She also serves as associate division chief for behavioral sleep medicine. Dr. Barwick and her team offer comprehensive evaluations of sleep problems and brief, evidence-based, nondrug treatments for insomnia, hypersomnia, circadian rhythm disorders, nightmares and other parasomnias, and positive airway pressure adjustment. Dr. Barwick presents at regional, national, and international conferences. She also collaborates in and conducts ongoing research studies at Stanford and other national and international hospitals and universities. Integrated protocols have been developed and are being tested for treating sleep problems that co-occur with medical conditions such as chronic pain or postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, as are cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia protocols delivered in Mandarin via telehealth to patients at Chongqing Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital in China.