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Sleep Disruption: from Apnea to Insomnia

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10134 Governors Drive

Chapel Hill, NC 27517

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Management strategies for common causes of sleep disruption- from sleep apnea to insomnia.

Dr. Heidi Roth, M.D., will review the importance of sleep to a variety of aspects of health- including cardiovascular disease and dementia. She'll eview some of the common causes of sleep disruption and management strategies that can be incorporated into your daily practice at home. There will be time for questions and discussion of a variety of sleep related problems.

Dr. Roth completed her medical school at the Harvard Medical School and MIT joint program in Boston, and residency at the Longwood Neurology training program in Boston. She is specialized in both Behavioral Neurology and Sleep Medicine. She joined the faculty of the UNC Neurology department in 2002, and is now Associate Professor of Neurology and Co-Director of the Sleep Disorders Clinic at UNC. Dr. Roth’s research interests have included investigation of memory consolidation in sleep apnea, physiological variables underlying sleep state misperception and insomnia, and neurological models of attention, memory, and language.

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