The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) is kicking off its 2009 National Sleep Awareness Week with Pain and Sleep: A Scientific and Clinical Conference. Chaired by Gilles Lavigne, DMD, PhD, and Timothy Roehrs, PhD, this two-day conference will be held at the Gaylord National Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. More information about the conference is online at www.sleepfoundation.org/painandsleep.
As part of NSAW, the NSF is hosting its annual awards dinner, which serves as a platform to recognize individuals and organizations that have contributed to the sleep and health fields. This year the dinner is Sunday, March 1 at 6:00 p.m., and also will be held at the Gaylord Convention Center. Program and registration information is online at www.sleepfoundation.org.