Society of Behavioral Sleep Science Advisory Webinar December 10, 2018

 

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Please join us for our webinar

hosted by the science advisory committee

 

                   Target Audience: All interested BSM colleagues

 

Date:       December 10 2018  

Time:        1:00 PM EDT

Presentation Topic: Opportunities for bsm research in agencies across the federal government

speaker:   michael twery, phD 

Discussant:  Wai sze chan, phd

about our speaker:

Michael J. Twery, Ph.D., is Director of the National Center on Sleep Disorders Research (NCSDR). He has led sleep and respiratory neurobiology research programs at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) since 1996, and became Director of the National Center on Sleep Disorders Research in 2006. Dr. Twery serves as a point of contact for the coordination of federally funded sleep activities, and a wide array of scientific research.

 

Dr. Twery also administers the Sleep Disorders Research Advisory Board (SDRAB), a Federal advisory committee representing sleep disorder patients, health care providers, and biomedical researchers on needs and opportunities for sleep research. Improving our understanding of how sleep disorders and insufficient sleep pose a national burden to physical and mental health has been a direction of interest. Dr. Twery chairs the Sleep Health working group and focus area within the DHHS Healthy People 2020 initiative that established national objectives for improving Sleep Health. Dr. Twery received his Ph.D. training in Pharmacology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He was a member of the research faculty at the University of Texas Medical Branch and a Senior Staff Fellow at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH before joining the NHLBI.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION: 

Email Kathryn (kathryn@behavioralsleep.org) with any questions.

 

Access to the Webinar:

A web-based platform, GoToMeeting will be used to support real-time discussion online and on the phone to interact.  Please use a landline phone or VoIP for the call.

 

To ensure proper function, test the sound of the phone connection prior to the meeting using the directions listed in the GoToMeeting invitation.

 

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