Conference Speakers & Topics – 2011

Lee Brooks, MD
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Non-Respiratory Sleep Disorders in Children

Jacques Conaway, MD
Franklin Square Hospital Sleep Disorders Center
Novel Treatments for OSA

Charlene Gamaldo, MD
The Johns Hopkins University
“The Nightwalkers:” An Update on RLS and related nocturnal movement syndrome

Stacey Ishman, MD, MPH
The Johns Hopkins University
Updates on Surgery for OSA – A Rational Approach

Julie Jeffers, JD
Lobbyist for MDSS
Legislative Updates

John Mathias, RRT
Sleep Services of America
Reimbursement and Regulatory Updates on Sleep

Cecilia Melendres, MD
University of Maryland
Pediatric Polysomnography and Sleep Disordered Breathing

Susheel Patil, MD, PhD
The Johns Hopkins University
Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers – Waking up to Sleep Apnea

Ana Sanchez, MD
University of Maryland
Things that go bump in the night: A review of Parasomnias

Steven Scharf, MD, PhD
University of Maryland
Sleep in COPD Patients

Steven Scherr, DDS
Sleep Disordered Breathing and Facial Pain Centers of Maryland
Oral Appliance Therapy for Sleep Apnea

Michael Smith, PhD
The Johns Hopkins University
Cognitive-Behavior Therapy for Insomnia