On October 30, 2017, the Division of Sleep Medicine held its 16th Annual Sleep and Health Benefit Dinner in the Harvard Club of Boston on Commonwealth Avenue. The dinner was preceded by the Division of Sleep Medicine Annual Poster Session. Chiara Cirelli, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Giulio Tononi, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry, David P. White Chair in Sleep Medicine, Distinguished Chair in Consciousness Science Department of Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, were awarded the 2017 Peter C. Farrell Prize in Sleep Medicine for their contributions to the field of Sleep Medicine.
Support for the 2017 Sleep and Health Benefit Dinner was generously provided by the following individuals and organizations:
- ResMed Corporation
- Alexandra Drane
- Vanda Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
- Matt T. Bianchi, MD, PhD
- Charles A Czeisler, PhD, MD
- Patrick M. Fuller, PhD
- Michael Herf
- Robert J Thomas, MD
- Elda Arrigoni, PhD
- Radhika Basheer, PhD
- Daniel J Gottlieb, MD, MPH
- Elizabeth B Klerman, MD, PhD
- Christopher P Landrigan, MD, MPH
- Clifford B. Saper, MD, PhD
- Robert E Strecker, PhD
- Mark R Zielinski, PhD
Support in 2017 for the Harvard Medical School Division of Sleep Medicine Sleep Grand Rounds Program was generously provided by the following individuals and organizations:
- Jazz Pharmaceuticals
- Regional Home Care
- Respironics, Inc., a Philips company
Support for the Sleep Matters Initiative of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital was generously provided by the following individuals and organizations:
- Mary Ann and Stanley Snider— Combined Jewish Philanthropies
- Simmons Bedding Company
- National Safety Council
For the past 20 years, support for the Harvard Medical School Training Program in Sleep, Circadian and Respiratory Neurobiology administered by the Brigham and Women’s Hospital has been provided by a training grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.
We would like to express our deepest appreciation for the support of these individuals and organizations.
2017 Sleep and Health Benefit Dinner Image Gallery