The Science of Sleep and Dreams

Code: LH11013

Dates: October 14-21, 2019

Meets: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Sessions: 2

Location: Creutzburg Center

Course Fee: $63.00

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Until recently, human sleep has been little studied and less understood. What evolutionary advantage and benefits for the brain and body does sleep have? What are some common sleep disorders? Are sleeping pills helpful or harmful? What problems does sleep deprivation cause; can too little cause death? And how do scientists understand dreams? Dr. Kent Bottles provides an in-depth update on the latest discoveries of neuroscience and psychology that will not put you to sleep.
Fee: $63.00

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Creutzburg Center

260 Gulph Creek Road
(in Harford Park)
Radnor, PA 19087
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Kent Bottles

Dr. Kent Bottles teaches health policy and payment reform at The Thomas Jefferson University College of Population Health in Philadelphia and regularly consults and presents on population health, health care reform, digital medicine, and the future of the doctor patient relationship. He has been a Professor and Chair of academic medical school pathology departments, a Chief Medical Officer of a state-wide integrated delivery system, a President and CEO and DIO of an educational and research collaborative in Grand Rapids, Michigan, a President and CEO of an evidence-based medicine health care consortium in Minneapolis, and a President and Chief Knowledge Officer of a genomics bio-tech start-up company in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Dr. Bottles has received the following awards and honors: Phi Beta Kappa, The Rodney T. West Literary Achievement Award for the most important article on medical management in 2001 from the American College of Physician Executives, the Resident Teacher of the Year Award from the University of Iowa Department of Pathology, the UC San Francisco Class of 1991 Certificate of Distinction in Teaching for a Major Contribution, the UC San Francisco Class of 1990 Certificate of Distinction in Teaching for a Stimulating Lecture Series, and the Henry J. Kaiser Award for Excellence in Teaching at UC San Francisco for Basic Science.

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