Adam Perlman, MD, MPH

Board-Certified in Internal Medicine

Adam Perlman, MD, MPH is the Director for Integrative Health & Wellbeing for Mayo Clinic Florida. He is board certified in internal medicine and specializes in both integrative and functional medicine. Prior to joining Mayo Clinic, he was Associate Vice President for Health and Wellness for the Duke University Health System. He received his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine where he completed a residency and research fellowship in general internal medicine, a preventative medicine residency, and a Master of Public Health. His research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and published in numerous peer-reviewed journals.

"One of the biggest challenges facing consumers is finding the sleep solution that works best for them — they are typically left to figure out what works best through trial and error without any guidance. The advantage with Proper is that consumers have access to high quality, evidence-based supplements and the ability to connect with a sleep coach who can provide a guided and personalized approach to improving their sleep."

How Anemia + Iron Supplements Affect Sleep

The science behind how low iron levels affect sleep and overall wellness—and how supplementation can help.

Feb. 15, 2022

By Jacqueline Parisi & Adam Perlman, MD, MPH

How Caffeine Affects Sleep

Discover how caffeine works, why it's so impactful on a good night's sleep, and what you can do to sleep better if it's still in your system at night.

Oct. 19, 2021

By Adam Perlman, MD, MPH

How To Get Over Jet Lag: 6 Evidence-Backed Tips

How long it takes to recover from jet lag, how you can help prevent it, tips to get over it faster, + more.

Aug. 24, 2021

By Adam Perlman, MD, MPH

DEEP DIVE: How Safe + Effective Are Most Over-The-Counter Sleep Aids?

Outside of some medical communities, not many people are talking about this or aware of it. It’s time this changes.

Aug. 17, 2021

By Nancy Ramamurthi, Allison Siebern, PhD, CBSM & Adam Perlman, MD, MPH

Sleep + Athletic Performance: What’s The Connection?

New research on the importance of sleep quality, amount of sleep, + effects of jet lag on elite athletes.

Jul. 20, 2021

By Adam Perlman, MD, MPH

Sleep Deprivation + Men’s Health: What’s The Connection?

The science behind how sleep affects health for men, from athletic performance to testosterone levels, erectile dysfunction to sleep apnea.

Jun. 01, 2021

By Adam Perlman, MD, MPH

12 Science-Backed Sleep Gifts For Mother's Day

Treat mom to a good night’s sleep with gifts vetted by the Proper team.

Apr. 19, 2021

By Jacqueline Parisi & Adam Perlman, MD, MPH

The Relationship Between Sleep + Memory

Discover how the consolidation, recall, + reactivation of memories is affected by sleep—plus how it impacts future Alzheimer's risk.

Mar. 30, 2021

By Adam Perlman, MD, MPH

What's New In Sleep Science This Month: March 2021

New research on the psychological impact of COVID on sleep quality, plus the role of sleep in memory consolidation + dementia risk.

Mar. 11, 2021

By Jacqueline Parisi & Adam Perlman, MD, MPH