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AASM Membership Sections Newsletter Issue #1
American Academy
of Sleep Medicine
Congratulations to the following
individuals who were elected to serve
one-year terms as section chairs
Childhood Sleep Disorders
and Development Section
Sanjeev Kothare, MD
Harvard Medical School
Circadian Rhythms Section
R. Robert Auger, MD
Mayo Center for Sleep Medicine
Insomnia Section
Deirdre Conroy, PhD
University of Michigan
Movement Disorders Section
Mauro Manconi, MD, PhD
Neurocenter of Southern Switzerland
Narcolepsy Section
Lou Tartaglia, MD
Pulmonary & Critical Care Group
Parasomnias Section
Alon Avidan, MD, MPH
University of California, Los Angeles
Sleep Deprivation Section
Melissa Mallis, PhD
M3 Alertness Management
Sleep Related Breathing Disorders Section
Ofer Jacobowitz, MD, PhD
Columbia University and
Hudson Valley Ear Nose Throat
Call for Volunteers
The membership section steering committees
stimulate research, discuss ideas, and recommend
programs to promote education in specific areas of
sleep medicine. Each steering committee consists
of a single section chair, a single section vice-chair,
and two to three committee members—each posi-
tion has a maximum of three consecutive one-year
terms. Section chairs appoint their fellow steering
committee members, who must be approved by the
Board of Directors. Click
to read the AASM
Section Policy Manual. You may only serve on the
steering committee of the section that is designated
as your primary section. To verify what section you
have indicated as your primary section, view your
How to submit your name for consideration
1. Submit your name and primary section via email
2. Attend your SLEEP 2012 section meeting and
submit your name when the chair asks for com-
mittee volunteers during the general business
section of the meeting.
Deadline for Consideration:
June 18, 2012 at 8:00 a.m. Central.
SLEEP 2012 Section Meetings
Monday, June 11, 2012
Section Meetings: 5:15-6:15 p.m.
Joint Reception: 6:15-7:15 p.m.
• Childhood Sleep Disorders and Development
(Room 311)
• Parasomnias (Room 309)
• Sleep Deprivation (Room 313)
• Sleep Related Breathing Disorders (Room 312)
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Section Meetings: 5:15-6:15 p.m.
Joint Reception: 6:15-7:15 p.m.
• Circadian Rhythms (Room 313)
• Insomnia (Room 312)
• Movement Disorders (Room 311)
• Narcolepsy (Room 309)
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