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Photo of Scott Campbell SCOTT CAMPBELL

Dr. Scott S. Campbell received his Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from the University of Florida in 1981, under the supervision of Dr. Wilse B. Webb. He completed post-doctoral fellowships at Harvard Medical School, the Max-Planck Institute for Psychiatry in Munich, Germany, and the University of California, San Diego prior to receiving a research faculty appointment at the University of California, San Diego in 1986.

In 1990, Scott joined the faculty of Cornell University Medical College, where he is currently Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry, and Director of the Laboratory of Human Chronobiology. He is also the Director of the Institute for Circadian Physiology, a non-profit research institute with facilities in Braintree, Massachusetts and White Plains, NewYork. The mission of the Institute is to develop and implement countermeasures against fatigue and reduced alertness and performance associated with shift work operations.

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