Each year the AASM Awards recognize several leaders in sleep medicine who have made significant contributions to both the AASM and the sleep field. The AASM congratulates the following recipients of the 2012 AASM Awards:

  • Nathaniel Kleitman Distinguished Service Award:  Lawrence J. Epstein, MD
  • William C. Dement Academic Achievement Award:  John Stradling, MD
  • Mark O. Hatfield Public Policy Award:  Judith A. Owens, MD
  • Excellence in Education Award:  Teofilo L. Lee-Chiong Jr., MD

The 2012 AASM Awards Ceremony will take place Monday, June 11, 2012, in Boston, Mass., during the plenary session of SLEEP 2012, the 26th Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC.