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2007 Sleep and Health Benefit Dinner

October 16, 2007

Jeffrey S. Flier, MD, Dean of Harvard Medical School, gave an inspirational welcome speech to a full house at the sixth annual Sleep and Health Benefit Dinner, held on October 16, 2007 at Harvard's Fogg Art Museum.

Other highlights of the evening included a sneak preview of the first module of the Division of Sleep Medicine's Sleep and Health Education Program, provided by Editor-in-Chief Stuart F. Quan, MD, and the participation of two astronauts joining us from NASA. Captain Michael E. Lopez-Alegria and Commander Sunita L. Williams shared stories of sleep research, daily life and the difficulty of getting a good night's rest on space missions with guests, stimulating questions from scientists and non-scientists alike.

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