Dr. O’Hara is associate professor, and associate chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Stanford University. Her research integrates measures of sleep physiology, the brain and behavior across the lifespan of humans. Over the years she has obtained substantial NIH funding to support her work. O’Hara also received a Simons Foundation grant to examine sleep physiology and neurodevelopmental processes in ASD. She was a member of the most recent Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) Sleep-Wake disorders work group.