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Seminars and Lectures: Seminar/Lecture

"Why Sleep Matters"

March 9, 2011 12:00 pm -  1:00 pm



Elizabeth Klerman and Orfeu Buxton, Division of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School.

Elizabeth Klerman, MD, PhD, in a talk entitled "Sleep: that thing you don't get," will describe the basics of sleep, how and why we sleep, how to figure out how much sleep you or a family member might need, and consequences of sleep deficiency.

Orfeu Buxton, PhD, in a talk entitled "Sleep, work, family, and health," will discuss common sleep disorders and recent  findings on the interrelationships of sleep, work, family and health.

This talk will take place at the TMEC Amphitheater at 260 Longwood Avenue.

This discussion is part of the HMS Talks@12 series, which was established in 2009 to build community on the Quad by engaging faculty, staff and students in meaningful dialogue on topics ranging from scientific advances to leadership. The events occur during lunch hour from noon to 1:00 p.m. and include a Q&A at the end. HMS staff, faculty and students are invited to attend these lunch-time talks, which are designed to appeal to everyone.

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