Media Room

Are you on deadline for a sleep-related information? We can help. We have Dr. Lisa Shives (aka The Sleep M.D.), hundreds and hundreds of articles on sleep-related issues, a sleep assessment tool (the Zzzz Score) and Dan Schecter. Dan can tell you all there is to know and more about pillows, toppers, mattress pads and mattresses. The bottom line is that we’re ready to help, so contact us.

Our Experts

SleepBetter experts can address a wide variety of issues related to sleep, including medical causes of sleep problems, sleep hygiene, how to pick new bedding, and how to properly clean your pillow.  Click here to read bios of our experts.

Sleep Research

SleepBetter has commissioned numerous polls and conducted other research, most recently investigating the nasty things growing inside college student bedding.  To view infographics from that study and get information about our other research, visit our Sleep Research page.

SleepBetter Videos

SleepBetter has produced a number of educational and entertaining videos.  You can view all of them on our sleep video page, or on the SleepBetter YouTube Channel. Don’t miss 2 Guys 600 Pillows, which won two Webby awards and has been viewed more than five million times!

Meet Our Experts 

Dr. Lisa Shives (The Sleep M.D.)
Dr. Lisa Shives, aka Dr. Lisa, The Sleep M.D.,  works with SleepBetter.org to provide a medical view of sleep issues.  A graduate of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, she completed her internship in Internal medicine at Yale University and her residency at Northwestern University. She also completed a fellowship in medical ethics and in sleep medicine, both at the University of Chicago.  Before opening her own sleep practice, where she currently works with 4,000 patients, she was an attending physician at Evanston Hospital and specialist in sleep and pain disorders for Horizon Hospice in Chicago.  You can learn more about Dr. Shives here.

Terry Cralle, RN
Terry is a Registered Nurse, Certified Clinical Sleep Educator and Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality, specializing exclusively in sleep health and wellness. Terry is the co-founder of a sleep disorders clinic and serves as a consultant to a variety of industries and organizations on the topic of sleep health. Terry recently completed her first book on sleep, Sleeping Your Way to the Top, as well as a series of children’s books titled We Get Sleep.

Dan Schecter
Dan is Senior Vice President of Consumer Products at Carpenter Co., and is also the creator of SleepBetter.org.  Dan’s mission in life to to help people get the rest they so desperately need.  With decades of experience in consumer products and more than 10 years with Carpenter Co., Dan is passionate about spreading the word about healthy sleep and sleep products.

Media Inquiries

Dan Schecter
(804) 359-0800

For non-media inquiries, including questions about SleepBetter products, please use our contact form.

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