Australasian Sleep Association Board 2013 / 2014

Please contact a board member through the Executive Officer:

Australasian Sleep Association
114/30 Campbell St
Blacktown, NSW 2148

or

Email: stephanie@sleep.org.au

President:

A/Prof Nicholas Antic
Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health & Flinders Medical Centre, SA

Immediate Past President:

Prof Shantha Rajaratnam
Monash University, Vic


Clinical Chair:

Dr Garun Hamilton
Monash Medical Centre


Conference Chair:

Dr Maree Barnes
Institute for Sleep & Breathing, Vic


Education Chair:

Dr Gillian Nixon
Department of Respiratory & Sleep Medicine, Monash Medical Centre


Finance Chair:

Dr Mark Howard
Austin Health, Vic


Membership Chair:

Dr Sadasivam Suresh
Mater Childrens Hospital, Qld


Research Chair:

Dr Danny Eckert
Neuroscience Research Australia, NSW


ASTA Representative:

Dr Angela Campbell
Bowen Hospital, Wellington, NZ


New Zealand Representative:

Dr Michael Hlavac
Christchurch Hospital, NZ


Secretariat


Executive Officer/Company Secretary:

Stephanie Blower
Australasian Sleep Association, NSW
stephanie@sleep.org.au


Administrative Officer:

Helen Burdette
Australasian Sleep Association, NSW
admin@sleep.org.au


Communications Officer:

Gaurika Bhalla
Australasian Sleep Association, NSW
communications@sleep.org.au


Conference/Membership Officer:

Mischka Yates
Australasian Sleep Association, NSW
conference@sleep.org.au
membership@sleep.org.au

Latest News

  • Losing sleep kills brain cells

    21st Mar 14

    Not getting enough sleep could cause up to 25 percent of certain brain cells to die, according to US scientists.

    The team from the University of Pennsylvania kept lab mice awake to simulate working night shifts, giving them three days with only four to five hours sleep per 24 hours.

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  • World Sleep Day – Friday 14th March - Targets Children

    13th Mar 14

    ASA & SHF Media Release for World Sleep Day

    "You need a good night's sleep if you want to grow strong, think clearly and feel good," says sleep researcher Dr Sarah Biggs, coordinator of the event co-hosted by the Australasian Sleep Association and Sleep Health Foundation.

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  • The upslope of nocturnal melatonin profiles

    10th Feb 14

    A Flinders University study compared nocturnal melatonin profiles of individuals with Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder and normal sleepers during a 22-hour modified constant routine involving constant bed rest in dim light (<10 lux). 

     

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