To kick off World Sleep Day (March 19), clinicians and research teams at BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute are hosting a virtual World Sleep Day Seminar on Thursday, March 18th from 8:00-9:00pm. Please join us to learn more about sleep related research and care taking place at BC Children’s Hospital. The event will include short presentations from clinicians and research teams across our site to share their work and resources available to families, followed by a Q&A at the end. Everyone is welcome!

The event will be hosted using Zoom, and speakers will include:

  • David Wensley FRCPC, Clinical Professor, Division of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, UBC; Medical Director, Polysomnography Laboratory, BC Children's Hospital
  • Ben Pliska, DDS, MS, FRCD(C) , Orthodontist, BC Children's Hospital; Investigator, BC Children's Hospital Research Institute; Associate Professor, Department of Oral Health Science, Faculty of Dentistry, University of British Columbia
  • Denise Gassner, PhD, Infant and Family Sleep Specialist & Founder of There's a Monster in My Closet, Inc.; Lecturer, Integrated Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of British Columbia
  • Danielle Burch, Project Manager, Health Promotion & Health Literacy, BC Children's Hospital
  • Osman Ipsiroglu, MD (FRCPC), PhD, Investigator, BC Children's Hospital Research Institute; Clinical Associate Professor, Divisions of Child & Youth Psychiatry, Developmental Paediatrics & Respirology, University of British Columbia
  • Smita N.Naidoo, MD, FRCPC, MPH, and Andrea J.Bell: Founders of Paperclouds / ZzzPower for Schools. Dr. Smita Naidoo is a clinical faculty member at the University of British Columbia, a Doctor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in Metro Vancouver (at Foundry Ridge Meadows and Three-Story Clinic)
  • Elizabeth Stanford, PhD, RPsych, Head of Psychology, BC Children’s Hospital, BC Women’s Hospital; Clinical Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia

A zoom link will be sent to all registered attendees before the event.

To register, please fill out the form below.

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