Kinspire Science Advisor

Dr. Melisa Moore



Melisa Moore Ph.D, DBSM is a clinical psychologist in the Sleep Center at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and is board certified in behavioral sleep medicine. She received her PhD from Case Western Reserve University with a specialization in pediatric psychology, and completed her predoctoral internship at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She also completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Behavioral Sleep Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania. 

Dr. Moore sees patients from ages 0-21 for a variety of behavioral sleep issues. She has a special interest in children with neurodevelopmental conditions. She also regularly lectures and has taught courses on sleep at universities in the Philadelphia area. She conducts research on sleep in children and adolescents including the relationship between sleep and psychological functioning and interventions to improve sleep. Dr. Moore is also a sleep expert on the Pediatric Sleep Council’s website