Mr Alexander Sweetman

Research Associate

College of Medicine and Public Health

Research expertise

My name is Alex Sweetman. I am a highly motivated researcher, interested in the effective management of insomnia with non-pharmacological treatments, and the effect of insomnia treatment on other co-morbid sleep, medical and psychiatric disorders.

Research expertise

My name is Alex Sweetman. I am a highly motivated researcher, interested in the effective management of insomnia with non-pharmacological treatments, and the effect of insomnia treatment on other co-morbid sleep, medical and psychiatric disorders.

place Flinders Medical Centre
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

I completed my PhD at Flinders Univeristy in 2018 working on a multi-site randomised controlled trial, investigating the treatment of co-morbid insomnia and sleep apnea.

I am currently working as a Research Associate at Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health, Flinders University, investigating insomnia management in primary care settings.

Qualifications

Honours (psychology) 2010

PhD - Psychology and Sleep Medicine - 2018

Honours, awards and grants

2013 - Flinders University PhD Scholarship

2016 - Flinders University International Travel Award

2017 - Flinders University Student Conference Travel Scholarship

2017 - AISH International Travel Scholarship

2017 - Flinders University Publication Award a

2017 - Flinders University Publication Award b

2017 - Flinders University three-month PhD write-up scholarship

2019 - The Hospital Research Foundation International Travel Scholarship

Research interests

Research interests include;

Insomnia and insomnia treatments

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and treatments for Sleep Disordered Breathing

Basic Sleep Research

Polysomnography

Research Methodology in the field of sleep research

Publications

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