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Samina Ahmed, PsyD
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Samina Ahmed, PsyD

  • Specialty: Psychology-Adult Psychology
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  • Primary Location: 11100 Euclid Ave (0 mi.)
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  • Languages Spoken: English, Urdu

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Office Locations

UH Cleveland Medical Center (0 mi.)

11100 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106

DO Walker Center (0 mi.)

10524 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106

UH Minoff Health Center at Chagrin Highlands (7 mi.)

3909 Orange Pl
Suite: 3100
Beachwood, OH 44122

UH Twinsburg Health Center (16 mi.)

8819 Commons Blvd
Suite: 203
Twinsburg, OH 44087

UH Medina Health Center (29 mi.)

4001 Carrick Dr
Suite: 140
Medina, OH 44256

Biography: Samina Ahmed, PsyD


  • Behavioral Sleep Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine


  • Assistant Professor, CWRU School of Medicine


Post Doctorate Training | Health Psychology
Health Psychology - Cleveland Clinic (2017 - 2018)

Professional Education | Clinical Psychology
Clinical Psychology - Roosevelt University (2017)

Other Education
Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine And Science (2012)

Depaul University (2010)


Samina Ahmed Jauregui, PsyD, is a psychologist in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine with a second appointment in the Department of Psychiatry, Adult Psychology at University Hospitals. She joined the University Hospitals medical staff in December 2018.

Dr. Ahmed has specialty training in the behavioral management of sleep disorders. She has a special interest in the cognitive behavioral treatment of insomnia (CBT-I), PAP desensitization, and image rehearsal treatment of nightmare disorders (IRT), including mood and anxiety difficulties comorbid with sleep disorders. Other areas of expertise include behavioral therapy, behavioral medicine, health psychology, pain management, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT).

Dr. Ahmed’s research interests include adaptation and dissemination of CBT-I treatment in chronic illness populations, virtual treatment of sleep disorders, management of comorbid pain and sleep difficulties, and behavioral management of chronic illness. Dr. Ahmed has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from DePaul University. She completed her Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) degree at Roosevelt University, followed by a health psychology internship at the Miami VA Medical Center in Miami, Florida. She went on to further advance her training, completing a health psychology fellowship with a specialty focus in behavioral sleep medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio.

A member of the American Psychological Association, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Society, Dr. Ahmed is a native of Chicago, Illinois.

Industry Relationships

University Hospitals is committed to transparency in our interactions with industry partners, such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies. At UH, we disclose practitioner and their family members’ ownership and intellectual property rights that are or in the process of being commercialized. In addition, we disclose payments to employed practitioners of $5,000 or more from companies with which the practitioners interact as part of their professional activities. These practitioner-industry relationships assist in developing new drugs, devices and therapies and in providing medical education aimed at improving quality of care and enhancing clinical outcomes. At the same time, UH understands that these relationships may create a conflict of interest. In providing this information, UH desires to assist patients in talking with their practitioners about industry relationships and how those relationships may impact their medical care.

UH practitioners seek advance approval for certain new industry relationships. In addition, practitioners report their industry relationships and activities, as well as those of their immediate family members, to the UH Office of Outside Interests annually. We review these reports and implement management plans, as appropriate, to address conflicts of interest that may arise in connection with medical research, clinical care and purchasing decisions.

View UH’s policy (PDF) on practitioner-industry relationships.

As of December 31, 2016, Samina Ahmed did not disclose any Outside Relationships with Industry.