Harvey Moldofsky, M.D., Dip. Psych., F.R.C.P.(C)
Clinical Advisory Board
Harvey Moldofsky is the President and Medical Director of the Sleep Disorders Clinic of the Center for Sleep and Chronobiology and President of the Toronto Psychiatric Research Foundation. He is an honorary member of the University Health Network Department of Psychiatry and consults for several Toronto hospitals and government agencies. Dr. Moldofsky has devoted his career to studying sleep physiology and biologic rhythm. He is renowned for work in fibromyalgia (FM) and particularly the relationships between chronic musculoskeletal pain, fatigue and non-restorative sleep. In 2001, Dr. Moldofsky was principal investigator of a study that tested the effect of bedtime administration of very low dose cyclobenzaprine on symptoms in FM patients, which is the proof-of-principle study for Tonix’s Tonmya. Dr. Moldofsky was formerly Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine and is currently Professor Emeritus of the Faculty of Medicine and Member Emeritus, Institute of Medical Science, School of Graduate Studies at the University of Toronto. From 1993-2000 he served as founding Director of the University of Toronto’s Center for Sleep and Chronobiology, and from 1998-2003 he was a medical assessor for the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal of Ontario. Dr. Moldofsky has been the recipient of many local, national and international awards, including the regional award of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for his contributions as a medical educator. In 1989, The Dr. Harvey Moldofsky Scholarship for Psychiatric/Neuroscience Research was formed in his honor. It is awarded annually to a medical student at the University of Toronto.
Dr. Moldofsky earned his M.D. from the University of Toronto and was engaged in postgraduate training in Vancouver, Toronto, London and San Francisco. He is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.