Presentation by Kathy Lee, PhD

Dr. Kathy Lee is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and currently is the Chair of a NIH National Institutes of Nursing Research study section. Her own highly successful program of research has focused on women's health with an emphasis on sleep patterns, circadian rhythms, and fatigue. Studies have included childbearing women, women with HIV/AIDS, and midlife women. She is active in the Symptom Management Nursing Faculty Group at UCSF School of Nursing and the Sleep Research Society. She teaches a variety of courses at both the Master's and Doctoral level. Dr. Lee's talk, entitled "Women and Sleep: What Does Family Have to do With It?", was presented on January 26, 2012.

Presentation by Rayleigh Chiang, MD, MMS

Dr. Rayleigh Ping-Ying Chiang is an otolaryngologist and sleep specialist in Taiwan. He participated in a 5-year study, “Sleepy Driver Near-Misses May Predict Accident Risks”. Dr. Chiang and his colleagues in December 2008 established the first “Sleep Research Laboratory”, based in a medical college in Taiwan. The laboratory is dedicated to basic research in sleep medicine. His team is devoted to the researches in sleep medicine and the development of sleep technology in the near future. Dr. Chiang's talk entitled "Drowsy Driving: The Problem and Possible Solutions". Presented on June 22, 2011.

Presentation by Jodi Mindell, PhD

Dr. Mindell's clinical work and research focus on non-pharmacologic treatment of sleep issues in infants and children at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Her talk entitled “Infant and Toddler Sleep Disturbances: Helping Families Get a Good Night's Sleep". Presented on April 28, 2011.

Presentation by Robert Burr, MSEE, PhD

Dr. R.L. Burr is a bioengineer/biomathematician on the research faculty of the University of Washington Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, with a special interest in time series analysis and signal processing of physiological signals and behavioral state sequences. His presentation entitled “A Tour Around the 24 hour COSINOR Model: Applications, Extensions, and Alternatives”. Presented on December 3, 2010.

Sleep Apnea Diagnosis and Management in Primary Care Settings

Along with Continuing Nursing Education (CNE), CRMSD is co-sponsoring an all day workshop on October 2nd on sleep disordered breathing. Please see the CNE website for more details or download a brochure.

Presentation by Gianlucca Ficca, PhD

Reorganizing Disorganized Sleep: A Possible Role For Pre-Sleep Cognitive Training” presented by Gianlucca Ficca, PhD; June 11, 2010 (Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro)

Presentation by Professor Michael V. Vitiello, PhD

"Recent Advances in the Effective Treatment of Insomnia in Older Adults" presented by Michael V. Vitiello, PhD; April 9, 2010 (Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro)

Presentation by Dr. Sunao Uchida, MD PhD

"Chronobiological Conditioning of Athletes for Improving Morning Performance" presented by Sunao Uchida, MD PhD; March 8, 2010 (Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro)

Presentation by James M. Krueger, Ph.D.

"The ATP-Cytokine-Adenosine Hypothesis for Sleep Regulation and Brain Organization of Sleep" presented by James M. Krueger, Ph.D.; March 3, 2010.

CRMSD Research Day

"Strategies for Promoting Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Use In The Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea" presented by Terri E. Weaver, PhD, FAAN, RN; January 5, 2010.

Sleep Conference Web Presentations

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de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging

2009 Spring Healthy Aging Lecture "Growing Old does Not Mean Sleeping Poorly" presented by Michael V. Vitiello, PhD; April 16, 2009.