Gina Mathew, Ph.D.


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Gina Marie Mathew, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate



  • Ph.D., Biobehavioral Health, Pennsylvania State University, 2021

Professional Experience:

  • Post-doctoral Associate, Public Health, Stony Brook Medicine, 2021-current

  • Graduate Assistant, Biobehavioral Health, the Pennsylvania State University, 2016-2021

  • Lab Manager, Sleep and Environmental Psychology Lab, Baruch College, the City University of New York, 2015-2016

  • Research Assistant, Sleep and Environmental Psychology Lab, Baruch College, the City University of New York, 2013-2016

Research Interests

  • Associations of dimensions of sleep and circadian rhythms with emotional health, dietary intake, and obesity markers

  • Interindividual differences in cognitive performance after sleep deficiency

  • Effects of sleep disruption and enhancement on next-day performance and wellbeing

Selected Publications:

Mathew GM, Strayer SM, Ness KM, Schade MM, Nahmod NG, Buxton OM, Chang A.-M. Interindividual differences in attentional vulnerability moderate cognitive performance during sleep restriction and subsequent recovery in healthy young men. In press at Sci Rep; 2021.
Mathew GM, Strayer SM, Bailey DS, Buzzell K, Ness KM, Schade MM, Nahmod NG, Buxton OM, Chang A.-M. Changes in subjective motivation and effort during sleep restriction moderate interindividual differences in attentional performance in healthy young men.
Nat Sci Sleep 2021; 2021 (13): 1117–1136. doi:10.2147/NSS.S294409

Mathew GM, Hale L, Chang A.-M. Social jetlag, eating behaviours, and body mass index among adolescents in the United States. Br J Nutr 2020; 124(9): 979–987. doi:10.1017/S0007114520001804

Schade MM,* Mathew GM,* Roberts DM, Gartenberg D, Buxton OM. Enhancing slow oscillations and increasing N3 sleep proportion with supervised, non-phase-locked pink noise and other non-standard auditory stimulation during NREM sleep. Nat Sci Sleep 2020; 12: 411-429. doi: 10.2147/NSS.S243204
*Authors contributed equally to this work.

Roberts DM, Schade MM, Mathew GM, Gartenberg D, Buxton OM. Detecting sleep using raw data from multisensor consumer-grade wearables, relative to wrist actigraphy and polysomnography.
Sleep 2020; 43(7): zsaa045. doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsaa045

Mathew GM, Hale L, Chang A.-M. Sex moderates relationships among school night sleep duration, social jetlag, and depressive symptoms in adolescents. J. Biol. Rhythms 2019; 34(2):1-13.

Mathew GM, Li X, Hale L, Chang A.-M. Sleep duration and social jetlag are independently associated with anxious symptoms in adolescents. Chronobiol. Intl. 2019; 36(4):461-469.

Engle-Friedman M, Mathew GM, Martinova A, Armstrong F, Konstantinov V. The role of sleep deprivation and fatigue in the perception of task difficulty and use of heuristics. Sleep Sci. 2018; 11(2).