Awardee Profiles

The American Sleep Medicine Foundation strives to enhance sleep health for all by funding strategic research and offering educational awards to exceptional individuals and organizations.  These recent success stories are examples of how the ASMF is making a difference through research, education and humanitarian aid.

Date Profile Title Recipient
 6/2/2017 Discovery of a powerful connection in neonatal sleep research Renée A. Shellhaas, MD, MS
 6/2/2017 Exploration of sleep and congenital heart disease Daniel Combs, MD
 6/6/2016 Identifying a strategic opening for a new line of research  Lynn Marie Trotti, MD 
 6/6/2016 Catalyzing a career in sleep research as a physician-scientist Brendan P. Lucey, MD
 5/8/2013 Providing children with their basic human right for a good night's sleep Sleeping Children Around the World
 4/29/2013 Getting to the heart of a sleep medicine research career Neomi Shah, MD, MPH
 4/29/2013 Achieving the goal of becoming a physician scientist Amy Amara, MD, PhD
 4/23/2013 Restarting a scientific career with a focus on sleep  Marina Hinojosa-Kurtzberg, PhD
4/12/2013 Improving sleep environments of children victimized by violence Case Western Reserve University
6/4/2012  Giving a clinician the time for research Ina Djonlagic, MD 
6/4/2012  Filling knowledge gaps in the sleep field  Jan Polak, MD, PhD, and Marina Hinojosa-Kurtzberg, PhD 
6/4/2012  Educating family physicians about sleep & sleep disorders  Alon Avidan, MD, MPH 
6/4/2012  Creating a viable research program  Dean Beebe, PhD 
6/4/2012  Providing comfort and rest for a better tomorrow  Sweet Dreamzzz
6/4/2012  Helping every child get a good night's sleep  Sleeping Children Around the World 
6/4/2012  Providing a bridge to an academic career in sleep  David Plante, MD
2/15/2010  ASMF grant helps advance a career in sleep research Kevin Hellman, PhD