Ann E. Rogers, PhD, RN, FAAN

Adjunct Professor of Medicine

Emory University School of Medicine

Edith F. Honeycutt Chair in Nursing

Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

Office: Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

Phone: 404.727.5122



Nationally renowned sleep expert Ann E. Rogers is an adjunct professor of medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. Her distinguished research career spans two decades and has focused on patients with narcolepsy, as well as adult populations who obtain insufficient sleep.

Dr. Rogers has maintained a clinical practice for many years, and currently provides patient care a half day/week at the Emory Sleep Disorders Center


Dr. Rogers is credited with conducting the Staff Nurse Fatigue and Patient Safety Study, a groundbreaking investigation that documented the long hours frequently worked by nurses and the effect of these hours on patient safety. Her study led to sweeping changes in nursing policies in clinical settings across the country.

She is currently investigating a novel treatment for mild obstructive sleep apnea. 

Her research on sleep has been funded by a series of grants from the National Institutes of Health, including the National Institute of Nursing Research, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, and the National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has also funded her research.

Dr. Rogers is a fellow of both the American Academy of Nursing and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. She is one of six nurses in the United States to have passed the American Academy of Sleep Medicine Board Exam and earn the title of Diplomat.