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SRS to Host Congressional Briefing May 31

Sleep Research Society
Friday, May 18, 2012

The SRS will be hosting a Congressional Briefing on the new NIH National Sleep Disorders Research Plan on Thursday, May 31, 2012 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in room S-115 of the U.S. Capitol. All SRS members are welcome to attend.

The SRS is pleased to announce that Susan Shurin, MD, the current acting Director of NHLBI, will be participating in the briefing as will one of the sleep field's biggest proponents on Capitol Hill, Congressman Mike Honda. In addition to Dr. Shurin and Congressman Honda, SRS member David Dinges, PhD will give a presentation on the link between sleep and many of our nation's major public health problems as well as the link between inadequate sleep and safety.