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The National Sleep Foundation is dedicated to improving health and well-being through sleep education and advocacy. It is well-known for its annual Sleep in America® poll. The Foundation is a charitable, educational and scientific not-for-profit organization located in Washington, DC. Its membership includes researchers and clinicians focused on sleep medicine, health professionals, patients, families affected by drowsy driving and more than 900 healthcare facilities.

Board of Directors


Max Hirshkowitz, PhD
Professor, Baylor College of Medicine and VAMC Sleep Center


David G. Davila, MD
Medical Director, Sleep Center, Baptist Health Medical Center


Joseph Ojile, MD
Medical Director, Clayton Sleep Institute


Daniel B. Brown
The Daniel Brown Law Group, LLC


Richard K. Bogan, MD
Chairman and Chief Medical Officer, SleepMed Inc.

Thomas DiSalvi
Vice President, Safety and Loss Prevention, Schneider National, Inc.

Paul P. Doghramji, MD
Collegeville Family Practice

Helene A. Emsellem, MD
Medical Director, The Center for Sleep & Wake Disorders

Benjamin Gerson, MD
Medical Director, University Services

Lauren Hale, PhD
Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine, Graduate Program, Public Health, SUNY, Stony Brook

Susan Keena
Associate Publisher, Architectural Digest, Condé Nast

John Lopos
Managing Principal, LiFT HSI

Matthew S. Mellott
President, Medbridge Healthcare LLC

David N. Neubauer, MD
Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Stephen H. Sheldon, DO
Professor of Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
Director, Sleep Medicine Center, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Lisa Shives, MD
Medical Director, The Linden Center for Sleep and Weight Management

Chief Executive Officer
David M. Cloud, MBA