katie schaeffer


Katie is Senior Features Editor for SleepFoundation.org. She has developed and maintained evidence-based, patient-centered web content on medical laboratory testing for Testing.com and other sites.

Katie first got involved with patient education more than 14 years ago as an editor for an award-winning website dedicated to informing the public about laboratory testing. Originally launched by AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization, the site reached over two million visitors a month.

Initially trained as a laboratory professional, Katie has extensive experience in laboratory testing and working in various medical laboratories.


Katie has a degree in microbiology from San Diego State University and is a board-certified Medical Laboratory Scientist.