Sheryl Grassie, B.A., M.A., Ed.D is a longtime advocate in the field of health and wellness with a special interest in sleep and how sleep affects health and weight. She has a clinical background and has worked with mental health and disability populations throughout her career. Dr. Grassie has studied sleep with Henry Emmons MD, author of The Chemistry of Joy, and produced several health and wellness conferences where sleep was a primary topic. She has a doctorate degree in Educational Leadership and writes professionally on topics to do with sleep, health, community, and disability. She resides in Minneapolis, MN where she is the mother of three children and an avocational potter.