Posts Tagged ‘Sleep’

Director Steven Shea Receives Distinguished Service Award

Congratulations to Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Director, Steven Shea, who received the Distinguished Service Award from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) during the 28th Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, held May 31 – June 4 in Minneapolis, MN. The award was presented in recognition of his 5 years service on the AASM Board of Directors. The AASM is the only professional society dedicated exclusively to the medical subspecialty … Read More

CROET Welcomes New Faculty Member

We are pleased to announce that Matthew Butler, Ph.D., will be joining CROET faculty in September. Dr. Butler joins us as an Assistant Professor from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School where he was a Post-doctoral Fellow in the Medical Chronobiology Program, Division of Sleep Medicine. He and his family will be re-locating to Portland in just a few weeks. Dr. Butler has a broad interest in how endogenous clocks are synchronized, and … Read More

Altered Sleep Schedules and Disease Risk

Dr. Orfeu Buxton of Harvard University spoke at CROET (OHSU) on “Causes and Consequences of Sleep Deficiency: Clinical and Workforce Impacts“ on Tuesday, April 17 (pictured below). Dr. Buxton’s research, published last week in Science Translational Medicine, showed that adults with extended sleep disruption – such as occurs in shift work – could be at an increased risk of obesity and diabetes. The picture below shows Dr. Buxton (right) speaking with Dr. Kerry Kuehl of the Oregon … Read More

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