Media Coverage

This portion of the HIRREM research webpage is intended to provide an overview of news and media coverage regarding the Wake Forest School of Medicine HIRREM research program. This includes print and electronic media, and material regarding grants, presentations, or publication of research results.

On February 11, 2015, Wake Forest Baptist Health issued a press release highlighting the publication of a manuscript exploring the use of HIRREM for symptoms related to menopause.

Support from the U.S. Department of Defense, for a research project evaluating the use of HIRREM for symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder in military personnel and Veterans, was discussed in a July 23, 2014, Wake Forest Baptist Health press release.

On April 8, 2014, the Winston Salem Journal published an article regarding support received to carry out a research project in athletes who are experiencing persisting post-concussion symptoms.

A press release was issued on April 8, 2014 regarding an additional research grant from the Susanne Marcus Collins Foundation, Inc. to support ongoing HIRREM research. 

On February 26, 2013, WXII Television, Winston-Salem, NC, ran a story about the use of HIRREM to relieve insomnia. 

The Winston-Salem Journal published an article on January 30, 2013 about the generous donation we received from The Susanne Marcus Collins Foundation, Inc., in order to continue our research efforts. 

Wake Forest Baptist Health issued a press release about HIRREM funding for the upcoming year on January 29, 2013. 

The Scoop, a Women’s Health Magazine blog, included mention of HIRREM in a piece reviewing ways to sleep better. 

Dr. Charles H. Tegeler was featured in an interview about HIRREM insomnia research on November 20, 2012 by CBS affiliate KCBS of the San Francisco Bay Area. 

A press release was distributed by Wake Forest Baptist Health on November 19, 2012, highlighting the first research manuscript publication in a peer reviewed journal, evaluating HIRREM to relieve insomnia.

Dr. Charles H. Tegeler was quoted in a sleep section insert within USA Today on September 26, 2012. 

On June 30, 2012, Wake Forest Baptist Health distributed a press release about the findings of the wait-list controlled HIRREM insomnia pilot trial.

ABC 30 aired a story about one of the study participants in the insomnia study on May 5, 2013. 

Dr. Tegeler was interviewed by Steve Biddle for WFDD radio station in March, 2012. 

The Winston-Salem Journal printed an article about an additional $600,000 in funding to further HIRREM research on February 27, 2012.

On February 27, 2012, Wake Forest Baptist Health published a press release on funding to continue HIRREM research from The Susanne Marcus Collins Foundation, Inc.


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