Australasian Sleep Association Board 2014 / 2015

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:

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

President Elect:

Dr Maree Barnes
Institute for Sleep & Breathing, Vic


Clinical Chair:

Dr Garun Hamilton
Monash Medical Centre


Conference Chair:

Dr Sarah Biggs
The Ritchie Centre, Vic


Education Chair:

Dr Alan Young
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Box Hill Hospital, Vic


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

  • Alcohol and Sleep

    19th Jan 15

    Having a drink before bedtime might make you fall asleep a little faster. But the sleep you get after imbibing may not be so restful, finds a new paper in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research.

    Building upon earlier research, Christian Nicholas and his colleagues at the University of Melbourne found that alcohol just before sleep can lead to poorer quality slumber.

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  • Sleep: The unascertained necessity

    10th Dec 14

    “There is good evidence that sleep acts like a glue that holds memories together – that it’s important for memory consolidation, and the flip side, forgetting,” says Associate Professor Kurt Lushington, director of the Centre for Sleep Research at the University of South Australia.

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  • NHMRC Recipients

    24th Oct 14

    On 17 October 2014, the outcomes of several major National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia funding schemes were announced. A total of 8 sleep and circadian related project grants were awarded.

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