March 14-20, 2021 marks the National Sleep Foundation’s annual Sleep Awareness Week®. This national initiative promotes sleep health by encouraging everyone to consider the impact of sleep on our health and well-being.
From head-to-toe (e.g. snoring to restless leg syndrome), learn about resources to assist with getting a good night’s sleep and offsetting potential health concerns. To learn more about reliable freely available pediatric and adult sleep information resources, please register and join in this session.
Presenter: Mary Katherine (Mary-Kate) Haver
Mary Katherine (Mary-Kate) Haver is the Medical Librarian for the Biomedical Library at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa. With over ten years of experience in medical librarianship, her professional experience includes working with allied health students, faculty, as well as adult and pediatric clinical staff, patients, their parents and caregivers. Mary-Kate is a Distinguished Member in the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP) of the Medical Library Association (MLA) and holds Level II Specialization in Consumer Health (CHIS).
Presenter: Ardis Hanson, PhD, MLS, AHIP
Ardis is Assistant Director for Research and Education at the USF Health Libraries and has over 25 years of experience in behavioral health research services and policy. As the former director of the Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute (FMHI) Research Library, she worked extensively with consumers, family members, and advocates to improve mental health services and patient outcomes.
Presenter: Nicole Sondermann
Nicole Sondermann, CCSH, RPSGT, RST. Nicole is a board-certified sleep educator and polysomnographic technologist with Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Sleep Center in St. Petersburg Florida. Nicole has been providing sleep and wakefulness education through corporate and community outreach programs for over a decade. Along with providing general information on sleep health, Nicole provides resources to her audience to allow them to better educated themselves on how to improve their sleep.