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of the internationally-recognized Centre for Sleep Research (CFSR) at the University of South Australia in Adelaide. The CFSR is the largest dedicated sleep research facility in Australia. Drew has gained critical acclaim for his work and is considered a leading international authority in the areas of sleep, fatigue, biological rhythms and hours of work. Drew has worked extensively with key transport organizations in the rail, road and aviation industries both in Australia and abroad. He currently heads the Australian Rail Industry Consortium, focused on the effects of fatigue on shift workers in the field. Collaborating with Transport Canada, the US Federal Rail Administration and the North American Motor Carriage Industry, Drew has helped develop policy for some of the largest transportation networks in the world. In his distinguished career, Drew has produced over 60 industry reports, published hundreds of articles and papers and attracted more than 5 million dollars in research grants. Drew has also been a consultant to over 100 major Australian companies such as BHP, Mobil Industries Australia, Qantas and the Kimberly-Clark Corporation.

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Allan I. Pack, MB, ChB, PhD , is the John L. Miclot Professor of Medicine, Director of the Center for Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology and Chief of the Division of Sleep Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Pack’s current major research focus is sleep and its disorders, in particular sleep apnea. Dr. Pack has studied the basic neurobiological processes which facilitate apnea during sleep. Dr. Pack is currently studying the molecular mechanisms of sleepiness and the genetics of sleep disorders. He is also currently engaged in studies to identify genes conferring risk for obstructive sleep apnea and determining different responses to sleep deprivation. He has received a number of awards for his activities including the Nathaniel Kleitman Award and the William C. Dement Academic Achievement Award from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Gerald P. Krueger, PhD, CPE , after completing an Army career doing occupational medicine research, spent the past dozen years doing research, consulting and

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