11:00 - 12:00

Sleeping well with a blood cancer, not always so easy

Sleep problems such as insomnia, poor sleep quality, and irregular sleep-wake patterns are common in people with a blood cancer.

Join Dr. Sheila Garland to learn about what’s getting in the way of a good night’s rest, and how to manage the underlying problems so you can enjoy more restorative sleep.

Virtual Event

Virtual Event
Virtual Event


11:00 - 12:00
Sleeping well with a blood cancer - learn about what’s getting in the way of a good night’s rest


Dr. Shelia Garland
Dr. Sheila Garland
Clinical Psychologist and Associate Professor
Dr. Sheila Garland is a registered Clinical Psychologist and Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at MUN. She is cross-appointed to the Discipline of Oncology.

She completed her PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of Calgary. She was awarded a 3-year Bisby Post-Doctoral Fellowship, a prize given to the top-ranked application by the Canadian Institute for Health Research. She received post-doctoral training in Integrative Oncology and Behavioral Sleep Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

Clinical and research interests: psychosocial oncology, insomnia and sleep disturbances, cancer treatment side effects (fatigue, cognitive problems, sexual function, etc.), mind-body interventions, stress and health, behavioural clinical trials

National Virtual Conference November 22-26

Don’t miss our conference for interactive presentations and expert-approved tools, tips, and recommendations to improve your quality of life so you can live well with, or after, a blood cancer. Register for any or all of the sessions by clicking on the link below.