A/Professor Darren Mansfield

Presentation Title: Sleep- connections to general and metabolic health

A/Prof Darren Mansfield MBBS FRACP PhD is a sleep disorders and respiratory. He is the Deputy Director of Monash Lung and Sleep department at Monash Health in Melbourne, Director of the sleep unit at Monash Health and Director of The Epworth Sleep Centre since 2002, from which originated the Epworth Sleepiness scale. He has significant clinical, education and research interests in sleep disorders and community sleep health with focused interest in the effects of sleep on mental health. He is a board member of the Sleep Health Foundation. His PhD was based on the cardiac effects of obstructive sleep apnoea and has expanded his research interest in insomnia and circadian disorders