This opinion piece was written by William Moorcroft, one of the members of the Colorado Sleep Society, concerning later start times for middle and high school students. He cites powerful, relevant, and current research on the topic. As discussed at our last meeting, we would like to bring about change in our education system in Colorado (and hopefully beyond) in raising awareness on this issue. Research overwhelmingly shows there are great benefits to students and the quality of their education in delaying school start times to more closely match their natural sleeping schedule. We feel the reason we are not seeing change is that parents and board members are currently more focused on other issues. We would like to bring this issue to the forefront through raising awareness and educating parents, students, pediatricians, board members and the community at large on the benefits of delaying start times.
If you would like to join with us in this cause, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Year in Sleep Wrap-up meeting is coming up on Monday, September 21st at 6:30pm so we wanted to let you know who will comprise our panel of sleep professionals!
Dennis Bailey, DDS representing dental sleep medicine
Robert Glidewell, PsyD representing behavioral medicine
Sarah Josephson, RPSGT representing sleep technologists
Jack Edinger, PhD presenting his research on insomnia
It is not too late to RSVP for this meeting and participate in valuable discussion with our panel members. Please email email@example.com with any questions or to RSVP! You can also check out our Facebook page for more information. We look forward to seeing you and your guests there!
Please note that the location of this meeting is at a new location, the Sheraton Denver Tech Center.
PLEASE note our updated location for the Year in Sleep Wrap-Up on September 21st at 6:30pm
Our meeting will be held at the SHERATON DENVER TECH CENTER
7007 S. Clinton St
Greenwood VIllage, CO 80112
Fall Meeting: Year in SLEEP Wrap-up
Monday, September 21st, 2015 at 6:30pm
Sheraton Denver Tech Center 7007 S. Clinton St. Greenwood Village, CO 80112 (303) 799-6200
Please join us as we discuss with a panel of sleep medicine professionals the current issues, research and other developments within the field. Bring your questions and be ready to engage!
More information to follow. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Hope to see you all there and bring a guest!
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Home Diagnosis of OSA: New Insights, New Challenges
Presentation by Charles Atwood, MD
Thursday, May 14th, 2015 6:00-8:00pm
7525 E Hampden Ave, Denver, CO 80231
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Review and Update on Pediatric and Adolescent Sleep Disorders with Ann Halbower, MD
Embassy Suites 7525 E Hampden Ave, Denver, CO 80231
Please see Educational Opportunities page for details.