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Wakefulness, and is the Chairman of the Research Committee of the Sleep Research Society. His primary areas of clinical work are in sleep disorders, EEG, and mood disorders. His primary research is related to the pathophysiology and treatment of sleep disorders and mood disorders.

Phyllis C. Zee, M.D., Ph.D is Professor of Neurology and Neurobiology & Physiology and the Director of the Sleep Disorders Center at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and the Associate Director of the Center for Circadian Biology and Medicine at Northwestern University. Dr. Zee’s research interest is in the area of sleep and circadian rhythms. Her laboratory has focused on developing therapeutic interventions to improve sleep and performance in the elderly population, as well as studying genetic regulation of human sleep and circadian rhythms. Dr. Zee received the Sleep Academic Award from the National Institutes of Health to enhance education in sleep medicine.

Friday, March 5, 2010 (10:30 am - 12:00 pm)
Identifying and Treating Sleep-Wake Disorders - Part I

John W. Winkelman, MD, PhD , is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Medical Director of the Sleep Health Center of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. He received his MD from Harvard Medical School and his PhD in Psychobiology from Harvard University and completed both a residency in Psychiatry and a fellowship in Sleep Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Winkelman has published extensively in the areas of Restless Legs Syndrome and periodic limb movements of sleep, insomnia, parasomnias, and the effects of medications on sleep. He has developed and directed multiple post-graduate medical education courses in the area of sleep disorders nationally and internationally. Dr. Winkelman is immediate past chair of the Nosology committee of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, is currently chair of the American Academy of Neurology practice parameter committee for the treatment of Restless Legs Syndrome, is an Associated Editor for Sleep and serves on the editorial boards of Sleep Medicine, CNS Drugs, and the International Journal of Sleep Disorders.

Phyllis C. Zee, M.D., Ph.D is Professor of Neurology and Neurobiology & Physiology and the Director of the

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