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PA Sleep Society 6th Annual Meeting

Saturday, May 3, 2014 in Harrisburg, PA

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AGENDA:

7:00 - 8:00 AM
Registration, Breakfast and Exhibits

8:00 - 8:15
Welcome and Orientation
Stephanie Betz, RPSGT
President, Pennsylvania Sleep Society

SESSION 1: 8:15–10:00 AM
WIDENING THE SCOPE OF THE SLEEP CENTER

8:15 - 8:45
Dental Devices and Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Barry Glassman, DMD
Dentist
Allentown Pain Center
Allentown, PA

8:45 - 9:15
Role of Home Sleep Tests
Richard J. Strobel, MD
Pulmonologist and Sleep Specialist
Lehigh Valley Hospital Sleep Disorders Center
Allentown, PA

9:15 - 10:00
Occupational Sleep Medicine Panel
Michael Grandner, PhD
Instructor in Psychiatry
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Indira Gurubhagavatula, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Director of Sleep Disorder Clinic
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Philadelphia, PA

Alex B. Platt, MD, MSCE, FCCP
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
Respiratory Specialist
Wyomissing, PA

10:00 - 10:30 Break and Exhibits

SESSION 2: 10:00–12:00
THE CHANGING FIELD OF SLEEP MEDICINE

10:30 - 11:00
Behavioral Approaches for PAP Adherence
Matthew Anastasi, BS, RPSGT, RST
Clinical Coordinator, Sleep Medicine Services
Main Line Health
Bryn Mawr Hospital
Bryn Mawr, PA

11:00 - 11:30
Role of Sleep Technicians in Dental Offices
James E. Metz, DDS
General Dentist
The Metz Center for Sleep Apnea
Columbus, OH

11:30 - 12:30 The Nirav P. Patel Keynote Address
Role of Sleep Professionals in a Changing Field
Charles W. Atwood, MD
Pulmonologist
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and CCM
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA

12:30 - 1:45
Lunch and Exhibits

SESSION 3: 1:45 – 4:00 PM
EMERGING ISSUES IN SLEEP SCIENCE: FROM BRAIN TO BEHAVIOR

1:45 - 2:15
Emerging Interventions for Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Patrick J. Strollo, Jr., MD, FCCP, FAASM
Professor of Medicine and Clinical and Translational Science
Medical Director, UPMC Sleep Medicine Center
Pittsburgh, PA

2:15 - 2:45
Noise and Sleep
Mathias Basner, MD, PhD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Sleep and Chronobiology in Psychiatry
Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
Division of Sleep and Chronobiology, Department of Psychiatry
Philadelphia, PA

2:45 - 3:15
Neural Injury in Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Sigrid Veasey, MD
Professor of Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

3:15 – 3:30
Break and Exhibits

3:30 – 4:00
Sleep and Autism
Margaret C. Souders, PhD, CRNP
Assistant Professor of Human Genetics
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Philadelphia, PA

4:00 - 4:30
Town Hall Meeting

4:30 - 4:40
Program Evaluation and Adjournment