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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Rumble is a Psychologist and Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. She received an MA and PhD in clinical psychology from Duke University in Durham, NC, and completed her psychology residency at the Durham VA Medical Center. She specializes in the assessment and treatment of insomnia, circadian rhythm disorders and other sleep disorders, and she is the Director of the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program. She also specializes in the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders and is the Adult Track Director for the Clinical Psychology Internship Training Program.




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Professional Certifications and Education

Education Duke University, Durham, NC
Fellowship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI

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PubMed Articles
Rumble ME McCall WV Dickson DA Krystal AD Rosenquist PB Benca RM An exploratory analysis of the association of circadian rhythm dysregulation and insomnia with suicidal ideation over the course of treatment in individuals with depression, insomnia and suicidal ideation. J Clin Sleep Med . 2020 Apr 24;
[PubMed ID: 32329435]
Cook JD Rumble ME Tran KM Plante DT Potential Maladaptive Sleep-Related Cognitions in Depression with Comorbid Hypersomnolence: An Exploratory Investigation. Behav Sleep Med . 2020 Feb 24;:1-11
[PubMed ID: 32088994]
McCall WV Benca RM Rosenquist PB Youssef NA McCloud L Newman JC Case D Rumble ME Szabo ST Phillips M Krystal AD Reducing Suicidal Ideation Through Insomnia Treatment (REST-IT): A Randomized Clinical Trial. Am J Psychiatry . 2019 Nov 1;176(11):957-965
[PubMed ID: 31537089]
Gorzelitz J Costanzo ES Spencer RJ Rumble M Rose SL Cadmus-Bertram L Longitudinal assessment of post-surgical physical activity in endometrial and ovarian cancer patients. PLoS One . 2019;14(10):e0223791
[PubMed ID: 31618279]
McCall WV Benca RM Rumble ME Case D Rosenquist PB Krystal AD Prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea in suicidal patients with major depressive disorder. J Psychiatr Res . 2019 Sep;116:147-150
[PubMed ID: 31238203]
Rumble ME Plante DT Using Insomnia as a Model for Optimizing Internet-Delivered Psychotherapy. Am J Psychiatry . 2019 Apr 1;176(4):267-268
[PubMed ID: 30929498]
Nelson AM Jim HSL Small BJ Nishihori T Gonzalez BD Cessna JM Hyland KA Rumble ME Jacobsen PB Sleep disruption among cancer patients following autologous hematopoietic cell transplantation. Bone Marrow Transplant . 2018 Mar;53(3):307-314
[PubMed ID: 29269811]
Rumble ME Dickson D McCall WV Krystal AD Case D Rosenquist PB Benca RM The relationship of person-specific eveningness chronotype, greater seasonality, and less rhythmicity to suicidal behavior: A literature review. J Affect Disord . 2018 Feb;227:721-730
[PubMed ID: 29179142]
White KH Rumble ME Benca RM Sex Differences in the Relationship Between Depressive Symptoms and Actigraphic Assessments of Sleep and Rest-Activity Rhythms in a Population-Based Sample. Psychosom Med . 2017 May;79(4):479-484
[PubMed ID: 27922568]
McCall WV Benca RM Rosenquist PB Riley MA McCloud L Newman JC Case D Rumble M Krystal AD Hypnotic Medications and Suicide: Risk, Mechanisms, Mitigation, and the FDA. Am J Psychiatry . 2017 Jan 1;174(1):18-25
[PubMed ID: 27609243]
Riedner BA Goldstein MR Plante DT Rumble ME Ferrarelli F Tononi G Benca RM Regional Patterns of Elevated Alpha and High-Frequency Electroencephalographic Activity during Nonrapid Eye Movement Sleep in Chronic Insomnia: A Pilot Study. Sleep . 2016 Apr 1;39(4):801-12
[PubMed ID: 26943465]
Plante DT Goldstein MR Cook JD Smith R Riedner BA Rumble ME Jelenchick L Roth A Tononi G Benca RM Peterson MJ Effects of partial sleep deprivation on slow waves during non-rapid eye movement sleep: A high density EEG investigation. Clin Neurophysiol . 2016 Feb;127(2):1436-1444
[PubMed ID: 26596212]
Honerlaw KR Rumble ME Rose SL Coe CL Costanzo ES Biopsychosocial predictors of pain among women recovering from surgery for endometrial cancer. Gynecol Oncol . 2016 Feb;140(2):301-6
[PubMed ID: 26363211]
Rumble ME White KH Benca RM Sleep Disturbances in Mood Disorders. Psychiatr Clin North Am . 2015 Dec;38(4):743-59
[PubMed ID: 26600106]
Levenson JC Benca RM Rumble ME Sleep Related Cognitions in Individuals with Symptoms of Insomnia and Depression. J Clin Sleep Med . 2015 Aug 15;11(8):847-54
[PubMed ID: 25766706]
McCall WV Benca RM Rosenquist PB Riley MA Hodges C Gubosh B McCloud L Newman JC Case D Rumble M Mayo M White KH Phillips M Krystal AD A multi-site randomized clinical trial to reduce suicidal ideation in suicidal adult outpatients with Major Depressive Disorder: Development of a methodology to enhance safety. Clin Trials . 2015 Jun;12(3):189-98
[PubMed ID: 25733676]
Rumble ME Rose SL White KH Moore AH Gehrman P Benca RM Costanzo ES Circadian actigraphic rest-activity rhythms following surgery for endometrial cancer: A prospective, longitudinal study. Gynecol Oncol . 2015 Jun;137(3):448-55
[PubMed ID: 25906914]
Rumble ME Keefe FJ Edinger JD Affleck G Marcom PK Shaw HS Contribution of cancer symptoms, dysfunctional sleep related thoughts, and sleep inhibitory behaviors to the insomnia process in breast cancer survivors: a daily process analysis. Sleep . 2010 Nov;33(11):1501-9
[PubMed ID: 21102992]