Dr. Blum is a sleep psychologist and on the Adjunct Clinical Faculty at Stanford, where he provides trainings on behavioral sleep medicine.
An expert in cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia, Dr. Blum trained at UC Berkeley's Sleep & Mood Research Clinic as well as Stanford's Center for Sleep Sciences & Medicine, where he was a clinical fellow. He is currently leading a study at Stanford examining the intersection of sleep and the gut microbiome, and authored Sleep Wise: How to Feel Better, Work Smarter, and Build Resilience, a book designed to improve wellbeing through sleep and mindfulness. When he is not engaging in patient care, he consults for companies focused on integrating sleep, behavior change, and technology.
Dr. Blum is a transracial Korean-adoptee and resides in San Francisco. He received his BA in Psychology from University of Colorado Boulder and his PhD in Clinical Psychology from CSPP. He is a Board Certified International Sleep Disorder Specialist, Diplomate in Behavioral Sleep Medicine, and licensed psychologist in California and Colorado.