A National Sleep Foundation Statement on Equality and the Need for Change

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The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) exists to help improve the sleep health and well-being of the public. We embrace and celebrate differences among us and understand that we are all connected by our shared fundamental human needs and rights.  NSF can never accept beliefs or behaviors that foster racism, fuel hate, risk public safety, or restrict equal opportunities for everyone … Read More

The National Sleep Foundation Celebrates the Life and Legacy of Dr. Dement

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The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. William C. Dement. It is fitting that our friend Bill passed peacefully in his sleep, in the early morning hours of June 17, 2020. Bill’s pioneering and expansive work touched millions of people around the globe, and he received NSF’s inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award in 2001.   His … Read More

National Sleep Foundation Announces New Chief Executive Officer

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Washington, D.C. (June 15, 2020): The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) has named John Lopos as its new CEO. Mr. Lopos’ appointment is effective immediately.  “On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am excited knowing John will guide the NSF into its next period of leading the ongoing transformation in public sleep health and well-being,” said Richard Bogan, MD, FCCP … Read More

Sleep.org and Sleepfoundation.org Transition Complete

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For Immediate Release Contact: NSF Communications 703-243-1753 scorkett@thensf.org   Washington, D.C. (June 12, 2020): National Sleep Foundation (NSF) and Health Forward Media reached an agreement in December 2019 to transition the ownership, operating control and day-to-day management of the sleep.org and sleepfoundation.org web properties, with content licensed from NSF to Health Forward Media. This change will allow these two highly-trafficked … Read More

Sleep in a Time of Pandemic

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For Immediate Release Contact: Stephanie Corkett 703-243-1753 scorkett@thensf.org Sleep in a Time of Pandemic: A Position Statement from the National Sleep Foundation Washington, D.C. (May 19, 2020) – National Sleep Foundation (NSF) urges the public to follow healthy sleep habits and keep regular sleep schedules during the COVID-19 crisis to prevent circadian rhythm changes that can worsen sleep. With the … Read More