Conference Speakers & Topics – 2015

Brian Bohner, MD, FCCP, ABSM
Sleep Medicine Associates of Maryland
Point/Counterpoint – The Full Face Mask – its place in PAP Therapy

John E. Brown, MD, FCCP
University of Maryland Sleep Disorders Center
Auto-Titrating CPAP: Fundamentals

Nancy Collop, MD, FAASM
Emory University
Literature Review – Hot Topics

B. Gail Demko, DMD
Sleep Apnea Dentists of New England
What’s New in Oral Appliance Therapy

Devon Dobrosielski, PhD
Towson University
Weight Loss and Sleep Apnea: Challenging Beliefs, Advancing New Hypotheses!

Patrick H. Finan, PhD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
How Does Sleep Influence our Emotions? A Focus on Positive Emotion Regulation

Daniel S. Lewin, PhD, D.ABSM
Children’s National Medical Center
Pediatric Sleep Medicine Basic Principles and Challenging Cases

Suzette K. Mikula, MD
Georgetown University Hospital
Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulator Implantation for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Susheel Patil, MD, PhD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Point/Counterpoint – The Full Face Mask – its place in PAP Therapy

Jessica Schmidt, MA, RPSGT
Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists
The Clinica Sleep Health Educator – An Evolving Role

Alan R. Schwartz, MD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Hypoglossus Nerve Stimulation in Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Emerson Wickwire, PhD, ABPP, CBSM
University of Maryland School of Medicine
The Cost of a Poor Night’s Sleep: Economics of Chronic Insomnia

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