Café Scientifique: Management of Common Sleep Problems with Clete Kushida, MD, PhD, FAASM

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

6:00 pm

3373 Hillview Avenue, Room: Breezeway, Palo Alto, CA 94043

Sponsored by:
Stanford Blood Center

Free Admission ▪ Complimentary Beverages and Cookies

Dr. Kushida is a neurologist, professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford, division chief and medical director of Stanford Sleep Medicine, and director of the Stanford Center for Human Sleep Research. 

In this presentation, Dr. Kushida will discuss the need for sleep, and will describe the symptoms of common sleep problems. He will highlight methods to diagnose these sleep disorders, as well as standard and novel treatments for them.

Dr. Kushida is founding president of the World Sleep Society, past president of the World Sleep Federation, past president of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and founding president of the California Sleep Society.  He has conducted basic and clinical sleep research since 1977, and served as principal investigator for numerous large federally and industry sponsored studies. His research interests include the anatomic and physiologic changes associated with sleep apnea, the management of restless legs syndrome, and countermeasures for sleep loss.  He has authored or edited over 250 publications; he has also authored or edited six books, including serving as editor-in-chief of the largest publication on the field of sleep to date, the Encyclopedia of Sleep, and of the journal Sleep Science and Practice.

This presentation will be available on SBC’s YouTube channel at a later date. Check out our YouTube page here: https://www.youtube.com/user/stanfordbloodcenter 

Please note that the views and opinions presented at Café Scientifique do not necessarily reflect those of Stanford Blood Center.

When:
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where:
3373 Hillview Avenue, Room: Breezeway, Palo Alto, CA 94043
Admission:

Free Admission

Tags:

Lecture / Reading Humanities Health / Wellness Science 

Audience:
General Public, Faculty/Staff, Students, Alumni/Friends
Contact:
650-725-2540, vsomer@stanford.edu
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