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Lee Ritterband, PhD, stands with arms crossed in front of a blurry background. He wears a checked, button-down collar shirt.
Lee Ritterband: Innovator of the Year

Lee Ritterband, who created the anti-insomnia program SHUTi, has been named 2019’s Innovator of the Year by UVA’s Licensing & Ventures Group.

Trouble Getting Your Zzzzs?

SHUTi is a neat example of UVA research that has been commercialized and brought to market as a product designed to improve people's health and wellbeing. It's an interactive online program designed to help people with insomnia get better sleep. In short, it works by retraining people in healthy sleep…