Shift Work Expert Panel

Paul P. Doghramji, MD

Paul P. Doghramji, MD, is co-founder of Brookside Family Practice & Pediatrics, a current affiliate of Pottstown Medical Specialists, in Pottstown, PA. He has also been Attending Physician in Family Practice, Chair of the Utilization Management Committee, and Physician Advisor at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center. He is also medical director of health services at Ursinus College. Dr. Doghramji received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia and completed his residency in family practice at Chestnut Hill Hospital, also in Philadelphia. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Doghramji has been certified by the American Board of Family Practice in 1985, and has been recertified every six years since then.


Richard K. Bogan, MD

Richard K. Bogan, MDRichard K. Bogan, MD, is Associate Clinical Professor at the Universityof South Carolina School of Medicine and the Chief Medical Officer and a Director of SleepMed Inc., both in Columbia, South Carolina. He is one of the founders of SleepMed, the largest sleep diagnostic company in the U.S. Dr. Bogan received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at the University of Alabama Hospitals and Clinics and his Pulmonary, Critical Care fellowship at the University of Alabama School of Medicine, both in Birmingham, Alabama. Dr. Bogan is board certified in sleep medicine, pulmonary medicine and internal medicine with previous certification in critical care. In addition to operating a Columbia-based, accredited sleep center that serves as their flagship operation and training site, he has been involved in numerous clinical research trials and has published numerous articles in sleep medicine.


Frank A.J.L. Scheer, PhD

Frank A.J.L. Scheer, PhD

Frank A.J.L. Scheer, PhD, is the Director of the Medical Chronobiology Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Scheer’s work focuses on influences of the endogenous circadian system and its disruption on cardiovascular, pulmonary, and metabolic regulation and disease states, such as hypertension, asthma, obesity and diabetes. Since 2005, Dr. Scheer has been funded continuously as Principal Investigator by the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Scheer has received numerous awards, including the Pickwick Postdoctoral Fellowship by the National Sleep Foundation, the Young Investigator Award by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and the Neal Miller Award by the Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research.