The AASM Foundation Announces Recipients of the 2018 Focused Projects Award

The AASM Foundation recently awarded over $90,000 to support young investigator, community and educational projects as part of its Focused Projects Award – Humanitarian/Educational and Junior Investigators award programs. These projects will have an impact on the sleep health of the Latino/Hispanic immigrant community, health disparities and populations served by social workers, insomnia and maternal-child health, patient outcomes and novel therapies for individuals with obstructive sleep apnea.

The AASM Foundation congratulates the 5 recipients of the 2018 Focused Projects Award:

2018 FOCUSED PROJECTS – HUMANITARIAN AWARD RECIPIENT

Tracy Rupp Hockmeyer, PhD
EbbTide Wellness Studio
Community Acupuncture Sleep Intervention for Hispanic Immigrants: A Preliminary Investigation

2018 FOCUSED PROJECTS – EDUCATIONAL AWARD RECIPIENT

Christine Spadola, PhD
Florida Atlantic University
Empowering Social Work Students to Promote Sleep Health Among Underserved Populations

2018 FOCUSED PROJECTS AWARD FOR JUNIOR INVESTIGATORS RECIPIENTS

Junjie Liu, MD, PhD
Yale University
Mapping Brain Activity During Arousals in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients

David Kalmbach, PhD
Henry Ford Health System
Treating Perinatal Insomnia and Rumination to Reduce Postpartum Depression Symptoms: A Randomized Control Trial of Digital Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia

Ankit Parekh, PhD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Sleep Microarchitecture, Neuroimaging and Daytime Sleepiness in OSA and its Treatment

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2018-12-12T22:56:41+00:00December 9th, 2018|Announcements|