Committees

More information on committees is available in the World Sleep Society bylaws.

Key: WASM = World Association of Sleep Medicine, WSF = World Sleep Federation, WSS = World Sleep Society

Transitional Advisory Committee:
Richard Allen (United States, WASM)
Colin Espie (United Kingdom, WSF)
Clete Kushida (United States, WSF)
Claudia Trenkwalder (Germany, WASM)
Allan O’Bryan (United States, WASM Executive Director)
Anthony Williams (Australia, WSF Executive Director)


Bylaws Committee:
Max Hirshkowitz (WASM)
Michael Vitiello (WSF)
Birgit Högl (WASM)
Patrick Strollo (WSF)


World Sleep Day® Committee:

View 2017 committee members.

Purpose: World Sleep Day® is an annual event, intended to be a celebration of sleep and a call to action on important issues related to sleep, including medicine, education, and social aspects.


World Sleep Congress Committees:

View all committees of World Sleep 2017.


Nominating Committee:

Purpose: Read Nominating Committee details.


Education Committee:

Purpose: To provide an overview of educational projects to support WSS. Main function is to provide review of the program and courses of the world sleep congress. In addition, the committee will help other educational functions and assist other committees in educational content and matters.


Examination Committee:

Purpose: The WASM Sleep Medicine Examination is designed to cover many aspects of sleep science, extant practice guidelines, diagnostic nosology, presentation and associated features of sleep disorders, epidemiology of sleep disorders, clinical pharmacology, behavioral therapeutics, instrumentation, methodology, and sleep health. Learn more about sleep specialist certification.


Membership Committee:

Purpose: To process and review applications for membership into WSS. And, the development of membership benefits for individuals and societies.


Publication and Website Committee:

Purpose: Review of content published to WSS websites, newsletters, and other publications.


Awards Committee:

Purpose: To administer and present WSS awards.


More information on committees may be found in the World Sleep Society bylaws.