Faculty Profile

Galit Levi  Dunietz, PhD

Galit Levi Dunietz, PhD

  • Assistant Professor, U-M Department of Neurology, Division of Sleep Medicine
  • 1500 E. Medical Center Drive
    Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5845

Dr. Dunietz’s research interests lie at the intersections of sleep medicine, epidemiology and women’s health. In particular, she examines the impact of sleep disturbances on cardiometabolic, reproductive and maternal-infant morbidities. In addition, she studies pathways between poor sleep and adverse health across the life span. Beyond her research, Dr. Dunietz is passionate about sleep health education among adolescents as well as health and education equity.

  • Critical Appraisal of Scientific Literature, Sleep Medicine Fellowship

  • PhD in Epidemiology,  Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, 2015
  • MPH in Epidemiology, University of Michigan, School of Public Health, 2011
  • MA in Statistics, Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, 1999

  • Dunietz GL, Holzman C, McKane P, Li C, Boulet SL, Todem D, Kissin DM, Copeland G, Bernson D, Sappenfield WM, Diamond MP. Assisted reproductive technology and the risk of preterm birth among primiparas. Fertility and sterility. 2015 Apr 30;103(4):974-9. PMID 25707336
  • Dunietz GL, Strutz KL, Holzman C, Tian Y, Todem D, Bullen BL, Catov JM. Moderately elevated blood pressure during pregnancy and odds of hypertension later in life: the POUCHmoms longitudinal study. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2017 Sep;124(10):1606-1613. PMID 28074637
  • Dunietz GL, Shedden K, Lisabeth LD, Treadwell M, O’Brien LM. Maternal Weight, Snoring, and Hypertension: Potential Pathways of Associations. American Journal of Hypertension, 2018 May 18: hpy085. PMID 29788196
  • Telerant A, Dunietz GL, Many A, Tauman R. Mild Maternal Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Non-obese, Pregnant Women is Associated with Accelerated Fetal Growth co first-authors, Scientific Reports, 2018;8(1):10768. PMID 30018451  First co-authors
  • Jansen EC, Dunietz GL, Chervin RD, Baylin A,  Baek J, Banker M, Song PXK, Cantoral A, Tellez Rojo MM, Peterson KE. Adiposity in Adolescents: The interplay of Sleep Duration and Sleep Variability. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2018 Sep 20. PMID 30243536
  • Jansen EC, Dunietz GL, Tsimpanouli T, Guyer H, Shannon C, Hershner S, O’Brien LM, Baylin A. Sleep, Diet and Cardiometabolic Health Investigations: A Systematic Review of Analytic Strategies. Current nutrition reports. 2018 Sep 6:1-24. PMID 30187293
  • Holzman C, Senagore P, Xu J, Dunietz GL, Strutz KL, Tian Y, Bullen B, Eagle M, Catov J. Maternal Risk of Hypertension 7-15 Years after Pregnancy: Clues from the Placenta. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. In Press

  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • Sleep Research Society
  • Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research
  • Society for Epidemiologic Research