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This webinar series features the different career pathways of diverse and successful sleep researchers in the sleep science enterprise. This quarter’s webinar exposes early career investigators, trainees, and students to different sleep research leadership positions in federal agencies. Panelists will share research career pathway stories into federal agencies and share tips for choosing a non-traditional sleep research career. They will describe how sleep researchers serving as leaders in federal agencies play into the bigger picture of promoting discoveries that advance the understanding of sleep for healthier lives.

Featured Speakers
Shilpy Dixit, PhD, Program Director, Prevention & Sleep Health, National Center on Sleep Disorders Research at NHLBI

Erin E. Flynn-Evans, PhD, MPH, Fatigue Countermeasures Laboratory Director, NASA Ames Research Center

Kent Werner, Jr., MD, PhD, Commander, Medical Corps, US Navy, Director of Research, Sleep Disorders Center, WRNMMC, Sleep Neurology, National Intrepid Center of Excellence, WRNMMC

Mack Mackiewicz, PhD, Chief Neurobiology of Aging and Neurodegeneration Branch, Program Director, Integrative Neurobiology Sleep & Biorhythms Division of Neuroscience

Facilitator: Logan Schneider, MD

At the conclusion of this webinar, attendees should be able to…

  1. Understand career pathway opportunities for a sleep research career in federal agencies.
  2. Appreciate how sleep research professionals in federal agencies contribute to the advancement of sleep health.
  3. Expand their knowledge in choosing a non-traditional sleep research career.

This webinar is free and open to everyone.


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