DARIEN, IL – On June 8, 2015, Carole L. Marcus, MBBCh, received the William C. Dement Academic Achievement Award from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). Dr. Marcus was presented with the award at SLEEP 2015, the 29th Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies (APSS).
Dr. Marcus has been a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) since 2008. She is the director of the Sleep Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where she holds the Distinguished Endowed Chair in Pediatrics; and is a professor of pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania.
Established in 1994, the William C. Dement Academic Achievement Award recognizes members of the sleep field who have displayed exceptional initiative and progress in the areas of sleep education and academic research.
About SLEEP 2015
More than 5,000 sleep medicine physicians and sleep scientists gathered at SLEEP 2015, the 29th annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC (APSS), which was held June 6-10 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle. The APSS is a joint venture of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society (www.sleepmeeting.org).
About the American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Established in 1975, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) improves sleep health and promotes high quality patient centered care through advocacy, education, strategic research, and practice standards. With nearly 10,000 members, the AASM is the largest professional membership society for physicians, scientists and other health care providers dedicated to sleep medicine (www.aasmnet.org).
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