Dr. Carleara Weiss, PhD

Sleepopolis may earn a commission on sales through our affiliate links in this article. This commission allows us to run our testing lab and continue to bring our readers the most comprehensive information on sleep and related products. See our disclosures.
Dr. Weiss Headshot april 22

Dr. Carleara Weiss has over 15 years of experience as an Adult-Geriatric Nurse, with a Master in Science of Health Care and a Ph.D. in Nursing, focusing on Behavioral Sleep Medicine and Circadian Rhythms. She is also Aeroflow Sleep‘s Sleep Science Advisor.

Originally from Brazil, Dr. Weiss earned a Bachelor’s in Nursing Science, a Bachelor’s in Education, and completed a Master’s degree and  medical-surgical training at the Federal Fluminense University, Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro.

After eight years as Assistant Professor and Clinician assisting adults and elderly patients in hospitals, nursing homes, hospices, and private practices, Dr. Weiss moved to the United States where she earned a Ph.D. and Postdoctoral training in sleep, circadian rhythms at the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Dr. Weiss is a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Sleep Research Society and participates in professional development workshops including cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia, and circadian rhythms, sleep disorders, and clinical studies.

About Sleepopolis

Sleepopolis is a property dedicated to helping people around the world get a better night’s sleep. We cover a wide range of sleep and recovery topics, including in-depth reviews on mattresses and other sleep products, sleep industry news and events, and research-focused content on sleep science and wellbeing (which we call Sleep Education). Our goal is to help readers make better, more informed decisions regarding their sleep and rest.

Our writers specialize in sleep topics, and the majority of our reviews focus on their in-person experiences with and testing of products. In order to promote accuracy in our content, Sleepopolis features a robust Expert Network to help verify much of the content you see on the site, including both reviews and Sleep Education. This network consists of board-certified physicians, physical therapists, other medical professionals, researchers, and innovators in the sleep space. Content that has been expert verified is indicated with a blue checkmark at the top of those pages. We also work to keep our content up-to-date and indicate the day of the most recent editorial updates at the top of our articles.