Author Archives: Elizabeth Poindexter
WUNC-FM’s daily show “The State of Things” recently featured Mary Ellen Wells, director of the Neurodiagnostics and Sleep Science (NDSS) program, on an hour-long radio show highlighting the science of sleep. Wells joined other sleep experts to discuss neurological, physiological, and social aspects of sleep, among other topics. Mary Ellen Wells, PhD, is also an … Read more
Faculty and graduates with Neurodiagnostics and Sleep Sciences presented at the Neurodiagnostic Society (ASET) Annual Conference in Kansas City, MO, in mid August. Presentations by faculty and graduates: The Importance of Mentoring – NDSS Graduate, Tabitha Althoff, BS, R. EEG T., RPSGT, RST Can a Twelve Pound Dog be a True Service Animal? – Tabitha … Read more
The Departments of Allied Health Sciences (DAHS) Office of Research and Scholarship and Neurology have announced awardees of the 2019-2020 Sleep Innovative Research Grants (SIRG). The SIRG program launched in 2018 thanks to the generosity of the Eddie and Jo Allison Smith Family Foundation; the program leads an effort to build an internationally recognized program … Read more
The Neurodiagnostics and Sleep Science (NDSS) program, a joint initiative between the UNC School of Medicine and University of North Carolina at Charlotte, celebrated its graduating class on May 9, 2019 in Chapel Hill. Two NDSS graduates presented their capstone research projects titled “Does Everyone Dream?” and “Effectiveness and Compliance of Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation in the Treatment … Read more
Kristy Fox, an alumna from the Neurodiagnostic and Sleep Science program (NDSS), was recently awarded the Maureen Berkeley Award by the American Society of Electroencephalographic Technicians (ASET) for her capstone project entitled F.I.R.E.S. that was published in the Neurodiagnostic Journal. Fox’s interest in the topic of febrile infection-related epilepsy syndrome (FIRES) began with her summer … Read more
Jeff Taylor and Tanisha Burke, two alumni of the Neurodiagnostics and Sleep Science program, presented at the North Carolina Academy of Sleep Medicine (NCASM). Taylor presented on the topic of business and sleep; Burke presented on sleep awareness with regard to how sleep deprivation in children can mimic ADHD. Taylor searched the archives from the … Read more
A2Zzz, the magazine for the American Academy of Sleep Technologists (AAST), recently featured Steven Klinger a student in the Neurodiagnostic and Sleep Science program as a student perspective on sleep education (pg. 12).