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National Sleep Foundation Announces New Chief Executive Officer

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 and Chairman of the Board. “He has a dynamic background and strong executive insights, with a track record in organizational and healthcare strategy. His demonstrated advocacy and service to public health will keep the NSF highly relevant and help us set new standards while we achieve our ambitious mission.”

With nearly 30 years of diverse experience across multiple healthcare and non-profit organizations, Mr. Lopos has longstanding ties to the sleep health community, including his relationship with the NSF for the past 17 years. Most recently, he served for 8 years as an NSF Director, having been active on several task forces and committees including Development, Public Awareness, Compensation, and Finance. He also has been part of the organization’s advocacy on Capitol Hill for the past several years.

“Marking our 30th anniversary, the NSF is at our strongest point yet. We are on a trajectory to make an even greater impact on what the public, policymakers, and industry understand and do to connect the fundamental importance of sleep to overall health and lifestyle,” said 

Mr. Lopos. “I am looking forward to using my experiences and professional purpose at a ground-breaking institution I have known for more than half its life, and I will be focusing on an area of public health to which I am deeply committed.”


About the National Sleep Foundation

National Sleep Foundation (NSF) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation dedicated to improving health and well-being through sleep education and advocacy. Founded in 1990, the NSF is committed to advancing excellence in sleep health theory, research and practice. │