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  • Dr. Sheila N. Garland, PhD, R Psych

Appointments:

Assistant Professor, Discipline of Psychology 
Cross Appointed to the Discipline of Oncology

Affiliations:

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Research Interests:

Psychosocial Oncology, Insomnia and Sleep Disturbances, Cancer treatment side effects (fatigue, cognitive problems, sexual function, etc), Mind-body Interventions, Stress and Health, Behavioural Clinical Trials

Membership Status:

Dr. Sheila Garland is an Associate Member

Phone:

709-864-4897

Email:

Sheila.garland@mun.ca

Website:

www.sleephealthwellnesslab.ca

Address:

Department of Psychology, Faculty of Science, Room SN3082, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 232 Elizabeth Avenue, St. John's, Newfoundland, A1B 3X9

Publications:

Garland, S. N., Gehrman, P., Barg, F. K., Xie, S. X., Mao, J. J. (2016). CHoosing Options for Insomnia in Cancer Effectively (CHOICE): Design of a patient centered comparative effectiveness trial of acupuncture and cognitive behavior therapy for insomnia. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 47, 349-355. PMID: 26956541
 
Johnson, J. A., Rash, J., Campbell, T., Savard, J., Gehrman, P., Perlis, M., Carlson, L. E., & Garland, S. N. (2015). A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of cognitive behavior therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) in cancer survivors. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 27, 20-28. PMID: 26434673
 
Roscoe, J. A., Garland, S. N., Heckler, C. E., Perlis, M. L. Peoples, A. R. Shayne, M., Savard, J., Daniels, N. P. & Morrow, G. R. (2015) Randomized placebo controlled trial of cognitive behavior therapy and armodafinil for insomnia after cancer treatment. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 33(2), 165-171. PMID: 25452447
 
Garland, S. N., Palmer, C., Donelson, M., Gehrman, P., Johnson, D., & Mao, J. J. (2014). A case-controlled comparison of telomere length and psychological functioning in breast cancer survivors with and without insomnia symptoms. Rejuvenation Research, 17 (5), 453-457. PMID: 25111028.
 
Garland, S. N., Johnson, F. B., Palmer, C., Speck, R. M., Donelson, M., Xie, S. X., DeMichelle, A., & Mao, J. J. (2014). Physical activity and telomere length in breast cancer survivors. Breast Cancer Research, 6(4), 413. PMID: 25074648.
 
Howell, D., Oliver, T.K., Keller-Olaman, S., Davidson, J., Garland, S. N., Samuels, C., Savard. J., Harris, C., Aubin, M., Olson, K., Sussman, J., MacFarlane, J., & Taylor, C. (2014). Sleep disturbance in adults with cancer: A systematic review of evidence for best practices in assessment and management for clinical practice. Annals of Oncology, 25(4), 791-800.
 
Garland, S. N., Carlson, L. E., Stephens, A., Antle, M., Samuels, C., & Campbell, T. (2014). Mindfulness-based stress reduction compared to cognitive behavioral therapy for the treatment of insomnia comorbid with cancer: a randomized, partially blinded, non-inferiority trial. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 32 (5), 449-57. PMID: 24395850
 
Howell, D., Oliver, T.K., Keller-Olaman, S., Davidson, J., Garland, S. N., Samuels, C., Savard. J., Harris, C., Aubin, M., Olson, K., Sussman, J., MacFarlane, J., & Taylor, C. as the Sleep Expert Panel on behalf of the Cancer Journey Advisory Group of the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (2013). A Pan-Canadian practice guideline: Prevention, screening, assessment and treatment of sleep disturbances in adults with cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer, 21, 2695-2706. PMID: 23708820
  
Garland, S. N., Carlson, L. E., Antle, M., Samuels, C., & Campbell, T. (2011). I-CAN SLEEP: Rationale and design of a non-inferiority RCT of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for the treatment of insomnia in cancer survivors. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 32(5), 747-754. PMID: 21658476.

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