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Sleep Medicine Symposium


Health Care Professionals: Join us for our 22nd annual sleep symposium! 

Earn 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1™ credits (CME credits may be applied to nursing, RPSGT and C.E.U's)

Register online.


Helmut S. Schmidt, MD Memorial

Keynote Symposium Sleep Medicine 2014

Saturday, October 11, 2014

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Mount Carmel Education Center

7277 Smith's Mill Rd.

New Albany, OH 43054


Program Lectures:

 • Sleep Disruption, Cytokines and Mechanical Hypersensitivity: Bi-directional Interaction between Sleep and Pain

     Mark R. Opp, Ph.D.

 • New Models of Care for Sleep Apnea

     Charles W. Atwood, Jr, M.D.

 • Insomnia Treatment: Can Pathophysiology Inform our Choices?

     Daniel J. Buysse, M.D.

 • Why We Sleep: A Unifying Theory Integrating Energy Metabolism, Sleep-Wake Organization and Evolution

     Markus H. Schmidt, M.D., Ph.D.

 • Cytokines, Inflammation, and the Interaction between Sleep and the Immune System

     Mark R. Opp, Ph.D.

 • Opioid-Associated Sleep Apnea: Prevalence, Impact and Therapy

     Shahrokh Javaheri, M.D.


Guest Speakers

Mark R. Opp, Ph.D. - Vice Chair for Basic Research in the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington, WA

Charles W. Atwood, Jr, M.D. - Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA - Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine Physician, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, PA

Daniel J. Buysse, M.D. - Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical and Translational Science, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA

Markus H. Schmidt, M.D., Ph.D. - Director of Research and Sleep Physician, Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute, OH

Shahrokh Javaheri, M.D. - Professor Emeritus of Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, OH


Course Fees: (lunch included)

Physician/Dentist   $130

Tech/RN/Others     $  95


Registration: register online or by calling 614-792-7632


Objectives: click here


Continuing Professional Education: This event is accredited for 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1™ credits


Refunds: 90% refund up to October 3, 2014. No refunds will be issued after that date.


Special Feature: Carpe Diem String Quartet will perform Morpheus Rides, a musical composition inspired by the brain wave activity and the cycling of non-REM and REM sleep in a unique collaboration between the composer and the Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute.


Helmut S. Schmidt, MD Memorial Keynote Symposium Sleep Medicine 2014 is co-sponsored by the Sleep Medicine Research Foundation and the Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute.


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