Dr. Whitney Roban
Dr. Whitney Roban is a Family, Educational, and Corporate Sleep Specialist, as well as the founder of Solve Our Sleep. She is also the author of the books Devin & Evan Sleep From 8-7 and Devin & Evan Play Fortnite ’Til 11, as well as Dr. Roban's Solve Our Sleep School Healthy Sleep Curriculum. Dr. Roban considers sleep a necessity, not a luxury. Her mission is to provide the education, solutions and support parents need to have well-rested families, students need to have academic success, working parents need to thrive both at home and at work, and corporations need to have healthy and well-rested employees.
With a Ph.D. in Clinical and School psychology from Hofstra University, Whitney began her career as a child development clinician, as well as creator and author of books and games for use in child psychotherapy. She then took her expertise to the Girl Scout Research Institute where she authored national research studies in the youth market and reported the results in various media outlets such as television and radio. After taking time off from her professional life to be a mom, during which time she focused on her own families’ healthy sleep, Whitney then created her various family, educational, and corporate sleep programs, and has helped thousands of families sleep soundly every night. Dr. Roban’s unique and invaluable education, training, and experience as a Clinical Psychologist paved the way to her success as a leading expert in family, educational, and corporate sleep.
Dr. Roban is the author of the Devin & Evan book series, which uses common themes in children’s lives such as sports, academic success, and video gaming, to teach children why sleep is so important. She is also a sought-after presenter on healthy sleep to school districts around the country, and has created the first Healthy Sleep School Curriculum that is currently being integrated into health curriculums in various elementary, middle, and high schools. Dr. Roban serves on the sleep advisory panel of the American Sleep Association, ConsumerAffairs, and Sleepopolis, as well as the Chief Sleep Advisor to MommaWork. She is an international contributor to the Huffington Post Sleep & Wellness, as well as Thrive Global. She has written for and worked with national publications and organizations such as Working Mother Magazine, Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine, Forbes, MSN, Business Insider, NBC News, Bravo TV, Newsday, Viacord, LinkedIn, The Broad Institute of Harvard & MIT, The Boston College Center for Work & Family, Proctor & Gamble, Rosie Pope Maternity, Bright Horizons, National Association of Mothers Centers, The New York Baby Show, and the 14th Street Y.