Insomnia Expert Panel

Alon Y. Avidan MD, MPH

Dr. Alon Avidan is currently Professor of Neurology at UCLA where he serves as Director of the UCLA Sleep Disorders Center and Director of the UCLA Neurology Clinic. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from UCLA and then attended Medical School at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences where he also obtained a Master of Public Health. He subsequently completed his neurology Residency at the Georgetown University Medical Center, where he was Chief Resident. After residency, he completed a Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology and Sleep Disorders at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.


David N. Neubauer, MD

Dr. David Neubauer is Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, as well as Associate Director of the Johns Hopkins Sleep Disorders Center. He is the author of the book, Understanding Sleeplessness: Perspectives on Insomnia, and numerous articles on sleep-related topics. He serves on the editorial board of the journal Sleep and Postgraduate Medicine.


Russell Rosenberg, PhD, D.ABSM

Dr. Russell Rosenberg is the founder and Director of the Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine and Technology. A clinical psychologist and board certified sleep specialist, Dr. Rosenberg lectures and teaches internationally on a range of sleep medicine topics. His areas of expertise include insomnia and disorders of excessive daytime sleepiness. In addition to teaching, Dr. Rosenberg is actively involved in clinical research at NeuroTrials Research Inc. He currently serves as Chairman on the Board of Directors of the National Sleep Foundation. Dr. Rosenberg received his PhD at Ohio State University and completed his sleep residency at Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago.