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Jessica Meers, Ph.D.


Advanced Post-Doctoral Fellow, South Central Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC), Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center



Research Interests

  • Behavioral sleep medicine, specifically the treatment of insomnia
  • Sleep problems comorbid with mental and physical health concerns
  • The interaction between women's reproductive and emotional health


  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, Texas
  • M.A., Clinical Psychology, University of Houston - Clear Lake, Houston, Texas
  • B.A., Psychology, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas

Awards and Activities

  • University of Houston Travel Grant Award, University of Houston, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Employee Appreciation Award, UTMB Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2014
  • Outstanding Graduate Student, University of Houston-Clear Lake, 2013
  • Dollars for Scholars Scholarship ($1,000 Academic Scholarship), 2011 - 2012
  • Phi Kappa Phi, 2011
  • Study Abroad Scholarship ($1,000 Academic Scholarship), 2010
  • Century Scholarship, Texas A&M University ($20,000 Academic Scholarship), 2007 - 2011
  • Psi Chi Psychology Honor Society, 2007 - 2011
  • Dean’s List, 2009

Dr. Meer's PubMed Link *

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