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Cassie J. Hilditch
Senior Researcher
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(2023)  Privately Sponsored, Aerospace Human Factors Association Collins Award (for Best Publication) 2023
(2022)  NASA Honor Award, Exceptional Public Achievement Medal
(2020)  Ames Group Achievement Award, Fatigue Countermeasures Laboratory
(2020)  Privately Sponsored, Aerospace Medical Association Scientific Merit Award
(2020)  Privately Sponsored, European Sleep Research Society Poster Award Nominee
(2019)  Privately Sponsored, Working Time Society Outstanding Early Career Researcher Abstract Award
(2019)  Privately Sponsored, Sleep Research Society Abstract Merit Based Award
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PDF download  C. J. Hilditch, K. B. Gregory, L. . Arsintescu, N. G. Bathurst, T. E. Nesthus, H. M. Baumgartner, A. . Lamp, L. K. Barger, & E. E. Flynn-Evans (2023) Perspectives on fatigue in short-haul flight operations from US pilots: A focus group study, Transport Policy, 136: 11-20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tranpol.2023.03.004 Click to read more
C. . Spadola, D. B. Groton, L. . Giorgio Cosenzo, S. . Fantus, C. J. Hilditch, S. . Burke, K. . Littlewood, S. M. Bertisch, & E. S. Zhou (2023) Sleep and sleep knowledge among social work students: Implications for mental health and self-care education, Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment. Online ahead of print. DOI:10.1080/10911359.2023.2204125 Click to read more
L. . Arsintescu, C. J. Hilditch, K. B. Gregory, K. H. Kato, & E. E. Flynn-Evans (2023) Sleep during layovers of different lengths after long-haul flying across multiple time zones in different geographic directions, Proceedings of SLEEP 2022, Charlotte, NV, June 4-8, 2022 Click to read more
C. . Spadola, D. B. Groton, K. . Littlewood, C. J. Hilditch, S. . Burke, & S. M. Bertisch (2023) Sleep Health Education to Promote Public Health: Attitudes and Desired Learning Goals among Social Work Students, Social Work in Public Health, Social Work in Public Health, 38(1): 11-20. DOI: 10.1080/19371918.2022.2093304 Click to read more
PDF download  C. J. Hilditch, & E. E. Flynn-Evans (2022) Fatigue, Schedules, Sleep, and Sleepiness in U.S. Commercial Pilots During COVID-19, Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2022; 93(5):433–441 Click to read more
D. . Fischer, & C. J. Hilditch (2022) Light in ecological settings: Entrainment, circadian disruption, and interventions, In Progress in Brain Research. Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.pbr.2022.04.001 Click to read more
PDF download  C. J. Hilditch, L. . Wong, N. G. Bathurst, N. H. Feick, S. K. Pradhan, A. . Santamaria, N. L. Shattuck, & E. E. Flynn-Evans (2022) Rise and shine: The use of polychromatic short wavelength-enriched light to mitigate sleep inertia at night following awakening from slow wave sleep, Journal of Sleep Research, e13558 Click to read more
C. J. Hilditch, S. K. Pradhan, G. . Costedoat, N. G. Bathurst, Z. L. Glaros, K. B. Gregory, N. L. Shattuck, & E. E. Flynn-Evans (2022) Sex differences in perceptions of sleep inertia following nighttime awakenings, SLEEP Advances, zpac043; https://doi.org/10.1093/sleepadvances/zpac043 Click to read more
E. E. Flynn-Evans, A. . Lamp, & C. J. Hilditch (2022) Sleep issues in aviation and space, Reference module in Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Psychology. Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-822963-7.00315-7 Click to read more
C. C. Gupta, M. . Dominiak, K. . Kovac, A. C. Reynolds, S. A. Ferguson, C. J. Hilditch, M. . Sprajcer, & G. E. Vincent (2021) On-call work and sleep: The importance of switching on during a callout and switching off after a call, Industrial health, ePub. https://doi.org/10.2486/indhealth.2021-0124 Click to read more
C. J. Hilditch, & E. E. Flynn-Evans (2021) Circadian rhythms and homeostatic mechanisms for sleep regulation, In V Cacho & E Lum (Eds.), Integrative Sleep Medicine. Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/med/9780190885403.001.0001 Click to read more
PDF download  K. B. Gregory, R. N. Soriano-Smith, A. . Lamp, C. J. Hilditch, M. J. Rempe, E. E. Flynn-Evans, & G. L. Belenky (2021) Flight Crew Alertness and Sleep Relative to Timing of In-Flight Rest Periods in Long-Haul Flights, Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance, Volume 92, Number 2, February 2021, pp. 83-91(9) Click to read more
PDF download  A. . McHill, A. . Sano, C. J. Hilditch, L. K. Barger, C. A. Czeisler, R. . Picard, & E. B. Klerman (2021) Robust stability of melatonin circadian phase, sleep metrics, and chronotype across months in young adults living in real-world settings, Journal of Pineal Research, 70(3), e12720 Click to read more
PDF download  E. E. Flynn-Evans, L. . Wong, Y. . Kuriyagawa, N. M. Gowda, P. . Cravalho, S. K. Pradhan, N. H. Feick, N. G. Bathurst, Z. L. Glaros, T. . Wilaiprasitporn, K. . Bansal, J. O. Garcia, & C. J. Hilditch (2021) Supervision of a self-driving vehicle unmasks latent sleepiness relative to manually controlled driving, Sci Rep 11, 18530 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-92914-5 Click to read more
K. . Kovac, G. E. Vincent, J. L. Paterson, A. C. Reynolds, B. . Aisbett, C. J. Hilditch, & S. A. Ferguson (2021) The impact of a short burst of exercise on sleep inertia, Physiology & Behavior, 242:113617. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physbeh.2021.113617 Click to read more
K. . Kovac, S. A. Ferguson, J. L. Paterson, B. . Aisbett, C. J. Hilditch, A. C. Reynolds, & G. E. Vincent (2020) Exercising caution upon waking - can exercise reduce sleep inertia?, Frontiers in Physiology, 11, e254, DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2020.00254 Click to read more
PDF download  C. J. Hilditch, L. . Arsintescu, K. B. Gregory, & E. E. Flynn-Evans (2020) Mitigating fatigue on the flight deck: how is controlled rest used in practice?, Chronobiology International, Selected Proceedings of Shiftwork 2019, 1-9 Click to read more
A. . McHill, C. J. Hilditch, D. . Fischer, C. A. Czeisler, M. . Garaulet, F. A. Scheer, & E. B. Klerman (2020) Stability of the timing of food intake at daily and monthly timescales in young adults, Scientific Reports, 10(1), 1-11, https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-77851-z Click to read more
C. J. Hilditch, W. C. Dement, & M. A. Carskadon (2020) Testing the Rip Van Winkle Effect: Sleep Extension following Nominal and Restricted Sleep, Eat, Sleep, Work, 3, 2-17, DOI: https://doi.org/10.21307/esw-2020-001 Click to read more
PDF download  L. . Arsintescu, K. H. Kato, C. J. Hilditch, K. B. Gregory, & E. E. Flynn-Evans (2019) Collecting Sleep, Circadian, Fatigue, and Performance Data in Complex Operational Environments, Journal of Visual Experiments, 150, e59851, DOI:10.3791/59851 Click to read more
C. J. Hilditch, & A. . McHill (2019) Sleep inertia: current insights, Nature and Science of Sleep, 11, p.155-165, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2147/nss.s188911 Click to read more
C. J. Hilditch, E. E. Flynn-Evans, K. B. Gregory, L. . Arsintescu, & . . et al (2018) Controlled Rest on the Flight Deck: A resource for operators, Alexandria, VA: Flight Safety Foundation. November 2018, https://flightsafety.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Controlled-Rest.pdf Click to read more
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