It’s an honor and a privilege to serve as chairman of the National Sleep Foundation
Atlanta, GA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 31, 2011
Russell Rosenberg, PhD, has been elected chairman of the National Sleep Foundation. Dr. Rosenberg will begin his one-year term as chairman on July 1. Dr. Rosenberg is a board certified sleep specialist with 26 years of clinical and research experience. He is the Founder and CEO of the Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine and Technology.
As chairman, Dr. Rosenberg will lead the National Sleep Foundation’s board of directors, comprised of physicians, scientists, and business professionals.
“It’s an honor and a privilege to serve as chairman of the National Sleep Foundation. We’ll continue on our mission to improve sleep health in this country. Getting good sleep is as important as eating the proper diet and exercising regularly.” said Dr. Rosenberg.
Serving on the board of directors since 2005, Dr. Rosenberg is the current vice-chair of the National Sleep Foundation. Dr. Rosenberg also served as the task force chair for the National Sleep Foundation’s 2011 Sleep in America poll released in March.
The National Sleep Foundation is dedicated to improving sleep health and safety through education, public awareness, and advocacy. The National Sleep 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, professionals in the health, medical and science fields, individuals, patients, families affected by drowsy driving and more than 900 healthcare facilities throughout North America. Dr. Rosenberg will be the National Sleep Foundation’s 9th chairman of the board.
About The Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine
For the past 18 years, the Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine and Technology has offered introductory and review courses for more than 6,000 physicians and health care professionals in sleep medicine and polysomnography. Four-day intensive introductory courses are designed for physicians and 80-hour courses, which include an online component, are designed for sleep technologists and allied health care professionals. The Atlanta School also offers special topics including Sleep Medicine for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants, Sleep Medicine for Industry Professionals, and an Online Learning Center.