Researcher biography

Dr Dan Sullivan is a psychologist and research fellow at the UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health, working on the Let’s Yarn About Sleep (LYAS) project, led by A/Prof Yaqoot Fatima. Dan’s clinical and research expertise is in the area of psychological and behavioural approaches to sleep, particularly in the relationship between sleep problems and headaches.

Prior to joining the Poche Centre, he was a postdoctoral fellow and then research psychologist at UQ’s Centre for Children’s Health Research, where he worked on projects in child psychiatry and paediatric sleep medicine. Dan completed his PhD in clinical psychology at Griffith University, and MSc in sleep medicine at the University of Sydney. In addition to his research appointment, he maintains a part-time clinical role as a sleep psychologist in a multidisciplinary hospital sleep centre.