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Seminars and Lectures: Introductory Sleep Course

Sleep and Shift Work: Optimizing Productivity and Health Management in the 24/7 Global Economy

September 27, 2012 - September 28, 2012



Receive the most cutting-edge perspectives on productivity and health management, operations, and public policy issues with regard to the challenges that fatigue, shift work, and sleep-related disorders place on the 24/7 global economy.Promote a cutting-edge understanding of the impact of fatigue, sleep, and shift work on the productivity and health of workers and organizations.

This program by the Harvard School of Public Health
will provide a dynamic multidisciplinary forum to discuss the state of the science in productivity, health management, and business operations,  and discuss strategies to mitigate the individual, organizational, and societal consequences of fatigue, sleep disorders, and shift work.

Featured Faculty Includes: 

Charles A. Czeisler
Baldino Professor of Sleep Medicine & Director, Division of Sleep Medicine Harvard Medical School
Chief, Division of Sleep Medicine Department of Medicine Brigham and Women’s Hospital


Hans P. A. Van Dongen
Research Professor Washington State University, Spokane
Assistant Director Sleep and Performance Research Center


Anthony Kales
Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry Penn State College of Medicine
SRS Modern Sleep Research Founder


Ronald C. Kessler
Professor of Health Care Policy Department of Health Care Policy Harvard Medical School

Mark R. Rosekind
Member, National Transportation Safety Board

This program is recommended for executives, managers at all levels, health care providers, researchers, and safety professionals from all types of organizations and businesses who want
to increase their understanding of the productivity and health impacts of sleep and shift work. The program is approved for 1.1 CEUs at HSPH. Discounts are available for groups and alumni. Download the program for more information on presenters, registration, and accommodations.


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