Thursday, March 12, 11:30 AM
Starling-Loving Hall, Room M008
Sleep and Performance for Professionals
Mark Splaingard, MD
Mark Splaingard, MD, is the director of the Sleep Disorders Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and professor of Clinical Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He is board-certified in pediatrics, pediatric pulmonology, physical medicine and rehabilitation and sleep medicine. Dr. Splaingard’s research has concentrated on the outcomes of children with chronic pulmonary and acquired neurological disorders with a recent focus on sleep disorders in children. In 2013, his research projects included studies on a modified smoke alarm to awaken children during slow wave sleep, randomized trial of behavioral treatments for toddlers with insomnia, obstructive sleep apnea in children with bipolar disorder, drugs mimicking narcolepsy in children, sleep problems in cystic fibrosis with pulmonary hypertension and the pathophysiology of aerodigestive reflexes in sleeping infants. In addition, he has discovered that his faith and professional life can be integrated to a great degree and enjoys how his relationship with Jesus Christ informs and energizes his life.
Please Note: This luncheon is bring your own lunch. You can grab lunch from the Wendy’s in the hospital, the establishments along Neil Avenue, or brown bag it from home.
Room Location: Starling Loving Hall is located between the OSU Hospital and the old James Cancer Center. To find the room mount the steps to the main entrance on the north side of the building. Once inside turn and take the stairs down to the basement. Room M008 is on the north side of the building. Or, enter the ground level door on the west side of the building, go down a half flight of stairs, and turn left. Campus Map Information
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April 16, Location: TBA
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Prof. Milton Ruffin, The Ohio State University, School of Music, Jazz and Music Education. Principal, Fort Hays High School, Metropolitan Education Center.
May 14, Location: TBA
“Between Heaven & Earth” My Journey through death to life.
Dr. Lonnie Thompson, Distinguished University Professor in the School of Earth Sciences and a Research Scientist in the Byrd Polar Research Center at The Ohio State University. He is an American Geophysical Union Fellow, an American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow, and a member of the National Academy of Sciences.