Dr. Tatyana Mollayeva received her medical degree from the Moscow Medical Academy and worked for the Ministry of Health in Central Asia. Upon immigrating to Canada, she was trained in sleep medicine and completed her PhD on the topic of sleep dysfunction in traumatic brain injury. She is currently a postdoctoral research fellow working with Professor Angela Colantonio on the topics related to injury prevention, cognitive outcome assessment, gender and brain injury comorbidity, incorporating sleep function in all research hypotheses.
Since her entry into research in 2010, Dr. Mollayeva has authored more than thirty peer reviewed papers, three book chapters, and a book on polysomnography. Her contributions have been recognized internationally by the early career Award from the American Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine and the Elio Lugaresi Award for Education from the World Sleep Congress.