Indianapolis, IN 46202
Sarah Honaker, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Indiana University School of Medicine, and the director of Behavioral Sleep Medicine at Riley Children’s Hospital. A clinical psychologist with board certification in behavioral sleep medicine, she provides treatment for children with insomnia, circadian rhythm disruption, and other sleep disorders. Dr. Honaker also directs the Healthy Sleep for Kids research laboratory and conducts research on sleep in children and adolescents. Her research has been funded by organizations such as the National Institute of Health and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine Foundation, and she has more than twenty-five publications on pediatric sleep. Sarah lives in Indianapolis with her husband Graham and daughters Kate and Bella.
Honaker, S. M., & Meltzer, L. J. (2016). Sleep in pediatric primary care: A review of the literature. Sleep medicine reviews, 25, 31-39.
Schwichtenberg, A. J., Abel, E. A., Keys, E., & Honaker, S. M. (2019). Diversity in pediatric behavioral sleep intervention studies. Sleep medicine reviews, 47, 103-111.
Honaker, S. M., & Saunders, T. (2018). The Sleep Checkup: Sleep screening, guidance, and management in pediatric primary care. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology, 6(3), 201-210.
Honaker, S. M., Schwichtenberg, A. J., Kreps, T. A., & Mindell, J. A. (2018). Real-World implementation of infant behavioral sleep interventions: results of a parental survey. The Journal of pediatrics, 199, 106-111.
Honaker, S. M., Dugan, T., Daftary, A., Davis, S., Saha, C., Baye, F., ... & Downs, S. M. (2018). Unexplained practice variation in primary care providers' concern for pediatric obstructive sleep apnea. Academic pediatrics, 18(4), 418-424.
Honaker, S. M., Street, A., Daftary, A. S., & Downs, S. M. (2019). The use of computer decision support for pediatric obstructive sleep apnea detection in primary care. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 15(3), 453-462.
Honaker, S. M., Meltzer, L. J., & Mindell, J. A. (2017). Pediatric Sleep. Handbook of Pediatric Psychology, 452.
Titles & Appointments
- Associate Professor of Pediatrics
- Associate Professor of Psychiatry