Sleep Health and Safety - CME Faculty

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Sleep Health and Safety - CME Faculty

Friday, March 5, 2010 (9:00 am - 10:00 am)
Keynote Speaker: Sleep and Public Health

Janet Collins, PhD , is Associate Director for Program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In this position, she provides leadership and guidance in promoting CDC priorities across the agency. She has held CDC leadership positions at the Branch, Division, and for the last four years, at the Center level as Director, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP). Prior to coming to CDC, Dr. Collins taught and worked at UCLA in the area of educational measurement.
Dr. Collins' interests and publication record span applied science as well as program design and evaluation, with a special focus on the prevention of risk factors for disease. She has published extensively in the area of adolescent health and has given numerous invited addresses on health promotion and disease prevention issues across the lifespan. Much of her work has focused on the surveillance of adolescent health risk behaviors and the development and evaluation of school-based programs to prevent tobacco use, poor nutrition, physical inactivity, and sexual risk behaviors.
Dr. Collins is a behavioral scientist with a PhD in educational psychology from Stanford University, and a master’s degree in clinical psychology from San Diego State University.

Friday, March 5, 2010 (9:00 am - 10:00 am)
Impact of Sleep-Wake Function on Health

Andrew D. Krystal, MD, MS , is currently Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in the Duke University School of Medicine. There he directs the Sleep Research Laboratory, the Insomnia Clinic, and the Quantitative EEG Laboratory. He attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he completed Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Biomedical Engineering. He earned his doctorate in medicine from Duke University in 1987. He subsequently completed psychiatry residency training at Duke along with fellowships in Clinical Neurophysiology and Clinical Research Methodology. He is Board Certified in Psychiatry, Sleep Medicine, and Clinical Neurophysiology. Dr. Krystal currently serves as an Associate Editor of the Journal SLEEP, he is Clinical Editor of the International Journal of Sleep and


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