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PA Sleep Society 7th Annual Meeting

Saturday, May 2, 2015 in Harrisburg, PA

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REGISTRATION NOTE: In previous years, registration discounts were offered for members, and non-members could apply a portion of their registration to membership. For technical reasons, we cannot offer this option this year. All registrants pay the same amount. However, all registrants will be provided a coupon code to receive 1 free year of society membership.


AGENDA:

7:00
Check In, Breakfast and Exhibits

8:00
Welcome and Orientation
Indira Gurubhagavatula, MD MPH
Associate Professor, Division of Sleep Medicine
Director, Penn Occupational Sleep Medicine
Director, Sleep Disorders Clinic
Philadelphia VA Medical Center
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

8:15
The Mechanism of Action of Oral Pressure Therapy
Richard J. Schwab, MD
Professor of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Co-Medical Director, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Sleep Center
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

8:45
Implantable Pacemaker for the Treatment of Central Sleep Apnea
Ali Javaheri MD, PhD
Fellow, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Pennsylvania

9:15
Upper Airway Stimulation for Management of Sleep Apnea
Ryan J. Soose, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology
Director, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Division of Sleep Surgery

University of Pittsburgh

9:45
Break

10:00
Oral Appliance Selection and Therapy in the Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients, and Research-Based Evidence on the Efficacy of Oral Appliances
Nicole D. Chenet, DDS, DABDSM
Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine
SADC, Sleep Apnea Dental Center of Pittsburgh

10:30
Weight Loss and Sleep Apnea: What's the Skinny?
Indira Gurubhagavatula, MD

11:00
Break

11:15
THE NIRAV P. PATEL KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Telemedicine for Sleep Disorders
Samuel T. Kuna, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Chief, Sleep Medicine Section
Philadelphia VA Medical Center

12:30
Lunch

1:40
Panel: CBT for Insomnia and Beyond
Michael A. Grandner, PhD, MSTR, CBSM, FAASM
Instructor, Department of Psychiatry
University of Pennsylvania

Subhajit Chakravorty, MD
Staff Physician, Departments of R&D and Psychiatry
Philadelphia VA Medical Center
Clinical Associate in Internal Medicine and Sleep Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Melissa S. Xanthopoulos, PhD
Pediatric Psychologist, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
CPAP Adherence Coordinator, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, The Sleep Center
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Kelly C. Allison, PhD
Licensed Psychologist
University of Pennsylvania

Philip Gehrman, PhD, CBSM
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of Pennsylvania

1:40
Insomnia and Beyond: Combining Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) with Medical Management
Subhajit Chakravorty, MD

2:00
CBT for CPAP Adherence
Melissa S. Xanthopoulos, PhD

2:20
CBT for Eating Disorders in Sleep
Kelly C. Allison, PhD

2:40
CBT for Nightmares and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Philip Gehrman, PhD, CBSM

3:10
PANEL DISCUSSION
Michael A. Grandner, PhD, MSTR, CBSM, FAASM
Subhajit Chakravorty, MD
Melissa S. Xanthopoulos, PhD
Kelly C. Allison, PhD
Philip Gehrman, PhD, CBSM

3:40
Break

4:00
Changes in Sleep Medicine
Carolyn Winter-Rosenberg
Director of Coding and Compliance
American Academy of Sleep Medicine

4:30
Harrisburg Leadership
Representative Frank Farry
PA House of Representatives

4:45
Program Evaluation and Adjournment