February is American Heart Month

Heart disease is the #1 leading cause of death in the United States. Recently, the American Heart Association added sleep as part of Life’s Essential 8TM , which includes key measures for improving and maintaining cardiovascular health. Sleep disorders have been shown to [...]

2023-02-09T23:04:00+00:00February 9th, 2023|Announcements|

Nominations Open for the 2023 Sleep Champion Award

The 2023 Sleep Champion Award opens for nominations on January 3rd! Created in 2019, this award celebrates successful community-based sleep health services and education provided by non-profit organizations. To best highlight a holistic array of nonprofits throughout the years, AASM members are encouraged to [...]

2023-01-03T14:53:31+00:00January 3rd, 2023|Announcements|

Honoring Our Veterans

Each year on November 11, we celebrate Veterans Day nationally to honor military veterans of the United States Armed Forces. We take this time to show respect and reflect on those who have served our country. Here at the AASM Foundation, we wholeheartedly appreciate [...]

2022-12-16T19:26:45+00:00December 16th, 2022|Announcements|

AASM Foundation December Updates

November was a big month for the sleep community. We rewound our clocks an hour to “fall back” on Daylight Saving Time, recognized Drowsy Driving Prevention Week, celebrated Thanksgiving and connected the importance of good sleep health to both diabetes and Alzheimer’s Disease. Though [...]

2022-12-16T18:55:33+00:00December 16th, 2022|Announcements|

An Interview with Dr. Stephanie Griggs

Stephanie Griggs, Ph.D., RN is an Assistant Professor in the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University. Tell us about your sleep research interests. I am interested in the role of multiple dimensions of sleep health (including the circadian timing [...]

2022-11-17T22:23:04+00:00November 17th, 2022|Announcements, Spotlight|

AASM Foundation November Updates

October was an eventful month - the application deadlines for both our 2023 Strategic Research Grants and Young Investigators Research Forum passed, we celebrated Sleep Technologists Appreciation Week as well as National Health Education Week, retired our COVID-19 Relief Fund, and more. We are [...]

2022-11-16T15:57:06+00:00November 16th, 2022|Announcements|

Announcing Our 2022-2023 SOAR Fellows

The Sleep Research Program for Advancing Careers (SOAR) is a program that pairs fellows with seasoned mentors with a goal to launch the research careers of sleep and circadian investigators. By the end of the program, early career investigators will have the skills [...]

2022-11-03T18:22:06+00:00November 3rd, 2022|Announcements|
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