The National Sleep Foundation has been the leading expert voice in the world of sleep science and health for nearly thirty years. Since 1996, SleepFoundation.org has served as the public face of the nonprofit, a platform for its acclaimed Sleep in America poll, as well as the sleep education and advocacy programs that remain the cornerstone of the Foundation’s work.
National Sleep Foundation and Tuck Media Partnership
As of December 2019, the National Sleep Foundation transferred SleepFoundation.org to Tuck Media. The new SleepFoundation.org will feature a fresh medical board, expanded sleep science and data content, consumer reports, and intensive product reviews. The site will continue to publish the NSF’s latest research.
“We see the opportunity to partner with Tuck Media as a win/win for both parties. Tuck’s digital publishing competencies complement the NSF’s content skills and together provide the formula to propel the site to an entirely different level to serve more people for years to come.” – David Cloud, CEO, the National Sleep Foundation.
The team at Tuck Media is honored to acquire and grow SleepFoundation.org and further expand the reach of the site. We’ve been involved in digital publishing since 2001, with a focus on health and wellness since 2015. We know this relationship will allow us to further the mission of advocating for sleep health and wellness and improve upon the breadth and quality of the content along the way. We hope you’ll join us!
Management and In-House Testing Team
Our management team drives editorial and product testing at SleepFoundation.org. The team’s extensive expertise in mattresses, bedding, and sleep products coupled with their background in media, editorial, and digital marketing helps to make SleepFoundation.org one of the largest sleep information portals online.
Bill had been an entrepreneur for nearly 15 years before he decided his current lifestyle wasn’t healthy, and a change was needed. Taking a step back, he began to understand the extreme importance of sleep as part of one’s health regimen. In 2015, Bill dove head first into learning all he could in regards to sleep, and saw the potential to not only live more healthfully, but a true business growth area as individuals continue to invest in their personal health and wellness. From designing and constructing mattresses for sale online, to becoming a Certified Sleep Science Coach, and even reviewing thousands of sleep products, he now understands the needs of the consumer from both sides. Bill graduated from Xavier University where he captained the baseball team, and now lives in Cincinnati with his wife and two sons.
Logan is a Certified Sleep Science Coach with a deep understanding of what it means to struggle with sleep. She’s spent the last year researching and testing sleep products, including mattresses, natural sleep aids, and bedding. As a chronic insomniac, she aims to bring her findings to anyone struggling with getting adequate rest. Her expertise is in creating informative, trustworthy, and useful health content. When she’s not testing mattresses or researching CBT-I, she enjoys spending time outside with her dog Pepper.
Danny is a Minneapolis native who studied neuroscience as well as human development from a psychological perspective at the University of Puget Sound. He is a Certified Sleep Science Coach with a deep understanding of sleep and the body’s needs. Danny has personally tested hundreds of sleep products and has an extensive base of knowledge when it comes to mattresses. Outside of the world of sleep, his interests include electronic music, fashion, and old myths and legends.
Lauren is a Certified Sleep Science Coach from the Atlanta area with an educational background in linguistics. She has experience testing a wide variety of sleep products, from everyday staples like pillows, sheets, and mattresses to more obscure items such as night guards for bruxism and white noise machines. When not testing sleep products, Lauren enjoys hiking, sewing, and watching movies while under a weighted blanket.
Ye-San has been intrigued by the science of sleep from a young age. From sleeping on tatami mats as a child to continually exploring different sleep technologies and remedies as an adult, he’s always sought different ways of attaining the ideal sleep environment while finding solutions for when that ideal sleep environment is not achievable. Prior to joining the Sleep Foundation, Ye-San built his career at consultancies, startups, and large corporations such as Microsoft and Amazon. With a passion for the pursuit of wellness and always advocating for the consumer, he looks to utilize his skills and experience for the betterment of those seeking a boost in sleep health. Ye-San graduated from Whitman College in 2004 with degrees in Economics and Asian Studies.
The sleep health content and data appearing on SleepFoundation.org undergo a rigorous vetting process prior to publication. Our team of medical and health writers submit their original work to our Medical Review Panel made up of physicians, psychiatrists, and other credentialed medical specialists. Our product recommendations are based on in-house testing and analysis, as well as verified owner experiences curated from surveys and polls, direct feedback, and authentic product reviews. Our product ratings and recommendations are made independently of any relationships we may have with manufacturers.
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To learn more about our sleep product review process, please visit our product research methodology page here.
Medical Advisory Board
Our medical review panel ensures that SleepFoundation.org’s content and research uphold the highest standards of medical integrity. Our dedicated team is made up of the best and brightest in sleep science and medicine. All of our content is fact-checked and reviewed by either the National Sleep Foundation or our medical review panel. This additional step ensures the information we publish is accurate, evidence-based, up-to-date, and trustworthy.
Jennifer Iyo is a Doctor of Physical Therapy who works in an outpatient orthopedic clinic in Seattle. She attended A.T. Still University in Phoenix, Arizona, where she earned her DPT. She specializes in hands-on manual therapy and tailored exercise programs for patients of all ages and ailments.
Sahil Chopra is board certified in Sleep, Pulmonology, Critical Care, and Internal Medicine. He specialized in Pulmonology and Critical Care at Loma Linda, then went on to complete his fellowship in Sleep Medicine at Harvard University.
Dr. Nicole Moshfegh
Dr. Nicole Moshfegh is a clinical and health service psychologist, published author, and adjunct professor. She specializes in providing comprehensive psychodiagnostic assessments and psychotherapy for sleep, mood, anxiety, and trauma-related disorders.
She completed her clinical internship and postdoctoral fellowships at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, received her doctoral and master’s degrees from Pepperdine University in clinical psychology, and her bachelor’s degree from UC Irvine in psychology and social behavior. Dr. Moshfegh has published and presented at conferences in the areas of insomnia, well-being, resilience, multicultural competence, and mindfulness-based interventions. Most recently, Dr. Moshfegh authored her first book detailing evidence-based treatments for insomnia disorder. She maintains a private practice in Los Angeles, California.
Additional editors/reviewers include (but are not limited to) the following individuals:
Barbara Phillips, M.D., M.S.P.H.
Christopher Drake, Ph.D.
Daniel S. Lewin, Ph.D., D.ABSM
David G. Davila, MD
David Neubauer, MD
David Rye, MD, PhD
Mark Mahowald, MD
Donald L. Bliwise, PhD
Emerson M. Wickwire, PhD, ABPP, CBSM
Greg Belenky, MD
Helene Emsellem, MD
James Frederic Pagel, Jr., MS, MD
Jerrold A. Kram, MD, FCCP, FAASM
Jodi A. Mindell, Ph.D.
Joseph Ojile, MD, FCCP, D.ABSM
Mark Mahowald, MD
Meir H. Kryger, MD, FRCPC
Michael Vitiello, PhD
Andrew Monjan, PhD, MPH
Richard P. Allen, PhD
Merrill M. Mitler, PhD
Ronald Chervin, MD, MS
Sherwood M. Chetlin, MD
Carol Landis, DNSc, RN, FAAN
Victor Hoffstein, MD
William C. Orr, PhD
The opinions and views of our medical advisors do not necessarily represent those of SleepFoundation.org.
SleepFoundation.org receives funding from affiliate relationships with most of the companies in the sleep product industry. The reality is that funding from our partnerships is what allows us to continually build out more in-depth sleep information, work with the best experts in sleep, and conduct research. We aim to be as transparent as possible about our testing processes and how we make the decisions around product recommendations. We never allow our financial relationships to influence the content we create.
We have specific guidelines we follow to ensure that advertising never gets in the way of editorial integrity. To learn more about how we’re funded, please read our full advertising disclosure here.
All content on our site is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or another qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.