NDSS Alumna Receives Sleep Excellence Award from North Carolina Academy of Sleep Medicine (NCASM)

March 27, 2019

Beth Payne, an alumna of the Neurodiagnostics and Sleep Science (NDSS) program, recently earned a Sleep Excellence Award from the North Carolina Academy of Sleep Medicine (NCASM). The award is the most prestigious sleep award in North Carolina and recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions in sleep medicine, practice, research, education, leadership, or advocacy. … Continued

Neurodiagnostics and Sleep Science Students Gain Real-World Experience at UNC Hospitals

February 28, 2019

Neurodiagnostics and Sleep Science students gain real-world experience during their summer practicums hosted at UNC Hospitals. The students create an original business plan, educational plan, and quality assurance plan, to address the issues they encountered during their practicum. Students pitch their plans to peers, instructors, hospital administrators, and the medical director. The practicum allows students to … Continued

Spotlight: Dr. Sarah Hess

February 28, 2019

The UNC Neurodiagnostics and Sleep Science program (NDSS), a joint initiative with the UNC-Charlotte’s Department of Kinesiology, welcomes Dr. Sarah Hess as its program coordinator. A passion for sleep Hess’s career in sleep began with her own experience as a patient. Hess experienced episodes of blacking out while in high school, and after receiving numerous … Continued

Mary Ellen Wells, PhD, Featured as Sleep Expert

January 23, 2019

Bustle, an online publication, recently featured Mary Ellen Wells, PhD, and NDSS program and associate director, in its article “7 Sleep Disorder Signs That Seem Like You’re Just Having Trouble Sleeping.”

UNC School of Medicine’s Neurodiagnostics and Sleep Science Program Hosts Sixth Annual “A Day of Sleep” Symposium

December 3, 2018

UNC School of Medicine’s Neurodiagnostics and Sleep Science (NDSS) program hosted its sixth annual symposium, titled “Sleep Health and Wellbeing” on Monday, December 3, 2018. Presentation topics included: Your circadian rhythm and sleep Sleep times across the lifespan Practical methodology for in-home measurements of sleep quality Global sleep – sleep patterns and practices across cultures … Continued