William Dement

William Dement

William Charles Dement is a pioneering US sleep researcher and founder of the Sleep Research Center, the world's first sleep laboratory, at Stanford University. He is a leading authority on sleep, sleep deprivation and the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders such as sleep apnea and narcolepsy. Wikipedia*

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William Dement has three videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1998 Congressional News Conference. The year with the most videos was 2002 with two videos. Most common tags: Highway Transportation, Safety.

Appearances by Title:c. March 25, 1998 - Present Director, Sleep Disorders Clinic, Stanford University Videos: 3

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  • Driver Fatigue and Highway Safety

    Driver Fatigue and Highway Safety

    The panelists talked about drowsy driving, focusing on groups most at risk, including younger drivers. They also responded…

  • Work Hours and Driver Fatigue

    Work Hours and Driver Fatigue

    Researchers presented statistics on the large percentage of persons who work non-standard days, such as 12-hour shifts,…

  • U.S. Sleep Habits

    U.S. Sleep Habits

    The National Sleep Foundation released a survey on U.S. sleep habits. The survey covers public knowledge of sleep, sleep…

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