Carleara Weiss, PhD, MS, RN

Research Assistant Professor, Center for Nursing Research

Carleara Weiss.

School of Nursing
University at Buffalo
301 C Wende Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214-3079                           

PHONE: 716-829-3261

Carleara Weiss, PhD, MS, RN, is a research assistant professor at UB’s Center for Nursing Research (CNR). She joined the CNR after two years as a postdoctoral associate at the UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (JSMBS) Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine. She also spent two years as a T32 postdoctoral fellow at the JSMBS, and five years as a research assistant at the UB School of Nursing.

Before UB, Weiss was an assistant professor and a graduate research assistant at the Federal Fluminense University in Brazil. Additionally, she worked as a geriatric and oncology nurse in multiple health care settings for six years.

Weiss’s research focuses on behavioral sleep medicine and circadian rhythms. She is an NIH MOSAIC Scholar, a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society and participates in various professional development workshops and clinical studies.

Weiss received a PhD in Nursing from UB School of Nursing in 2018 and a master's degree in healthcare, a bachelor’s degree in nursing science, and a bachelor’s degree in nursing education from Federal Fluminense University in 2011, 2005, and 2005, respectively.

In the News