Sleep Disorders Research Advisory Board

SDRAB

Future Meeting Dates

  • April 7, 2022
  • August 4, 2022
  • December 1, 2022

Past Meetings

Roster

Chairperson
- Sleep Disorders Research Advisory Board

Gabriel G. Haddad, M.D. (2023)
Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics and Neurosciences
Chairman, Department of Pediatrics
Vice Dean, Children’s Academic Affairs
University of California, San Diego
Physician-in-Chief and Chief Scientific Officer
Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego
La Jolla, CA

Members
- Sleep Disorders Research Advisory Board

Si Baker-Goodin, Ed.D. (2023)
Sleep Health Advocate, Brains Need Sleep
Greenville, South Carolina

Jeffery Durmer, M.D., Ph.D. (2025)
Board of Directors, Restless Leg Syndrome Foundation

Mariana Figueiro, Ph.D. (2022)
Director, Lighting Research Center
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, New York 

Erik Herzog, Ph.D. (2025)
Associate Director of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, 
Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri

Ebony Lay (2024)
Patient advocate for Project Sleep
Kansas City, Kansas

Judette Louis, M.D. (2022)
Chair, College of Medicine Obstetrics and Gynecology 
Associate Professor and Chair, College of Medicine Obstetrics and Gynecology
Assoc Professor, COPH Dean's Office, University of South Florida
Tampa, FL

Alberto Ramos, M.D. (2025)
Research Director of the Sleep Disorders Program 
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology 
Miller School of Medicine,  University of Miami, 
Miami, Florida

Tom Scammell, M.D. (2024)
Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Harvard Medical Faculty Physician, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Esra Tasali, M.D. (2025)
Director of the Sleep Research Center in the Department of Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine in the Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
University of Chicago, 
Chicago, Illinois

Wendy Troxel, Ph.D. (2022)
Senior Behavioral and Social Scientist at RAND Corporation 
Park City, Utah

Alexandra Wharton (2024)
Member of the Board of Directors for the Circadian Sleep Disorders Network
Austin, Texas

Ex Officio Members
- Sleep Disorders Research Advisory Board

Marishka Brown, Ph.D.
Director, National Center on Sleep Disorders Research in the Division of Lung Diseases
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
Bethesda, Maryland

Lawrence Tabak, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Acting Director
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

Gary H. Gibbons, M.D.
Director 
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute 
Bethesda, MD

Joshua A. Gordon, M.D., Ph.D.
Director 
National Institute of Mental Health 
Bethesda, MD

Janet He, Ph.D.
Program Director in the Division of Neuroscience 
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland 

Karen C. Lee, M.D., M.P.H.
Program Director for Behavioral Pediatrics and Health Promotion
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development
Bethesda, MD

Miroslaw Mackiewicz, Ph. D.
Program Director in the Division of Neuroscience 
National Institute on Aging
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland 

Assistant Secretary for Health
Shahla Jilani, M.D.

Deputy Chief Medical Officer
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Washington, D.C.
 

Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs)
Donald Shell, M.D., M.A.

Acting Director, Health Services Policy and Oversight 
Director, Disease Prevention
Disease Management and Population Health Policy & Oversight
Defense Health Headquarters
Falls Church, Virginia

Veteran's Affairs
Brian Palen, M.D.

Director of Sleep Medicine
Puget Sound Healthcare System
Seattle, Washington

Executive Secretary
- Sleep Disorders Research Advisory Board

Marishka Brown, Ph.D.
Director, National Center on Sleep Disorders Research in the Division of Lung Diseases
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
Bethesda, MD