Introduction of Board of Directors 2016-2018

PRESIDENT

RAYLEIGH PING-YING CHIANG, M.D., M.M.S.

  • Deputy Superintendent, Kang-Ning General Hospital

  • Vice-President, University of Kang Ning, Taipei, Taiwan

  • Director, Sleep Technology Special Interest Group (SIG), INSIGHT (Innovation and Synergy for Intelligent Home and Living Technology) Center, National Taiwan University, Taipei

  • Director, Sleep Technology Consortium (STC, http://sleeptechconsortium.org) under Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan

  • Contributing physician, Department of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

  • Advisory Committee of tFDA, Minister of Health & Welfare, Executive Yuan, Taiwan Government

  • President, International Sleep Science and Technology Association (ISSTA), Berlin, Germany and Taiwan Chapter

  • Visiting Professor, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, U.S.A.

  • ESRS (EU) Board Certificated "Grandparent" Somnologist

  •   Board of Director, Stanford Taiwan Club

  • Editorial Board, Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine (Official Publication of American Academy of Sleep Medicine. SCI, IF = 3.926)

  • Editorial board, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience (SCI IF = 3.634) a prestigious academic journal on neuroscience based in U.K..ESRS (European Sleep Research Society) Board Certificated “Grandparent Somnologist” more...

RAYLEIGH PING-YING CHIANG, M.D., M.M.S.

  • Deputy Superintendent, Kang-Ning General Hospital

  • Vice-President, University of Kang Ning, Taipei, Taiwan

  • Director, Sleep Technology Special Interest Group (SIG), INSIGHT (Innovation and Synergy for Intelligent Home and Living Technology) Center, National Taiwan University, Taipei

  • Director, Sleep Technology Consortium (STC, http://sleeptechconsortium.org) under Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan

  • Contributing physician, Department of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

  • Advisory Committee of tFDA, Minister of Health & Welfare, Executive Yuan, Taiwan Government

  • President, International Sleep Science and Technology Association (ISSTA), Berlin, Germany and Taiwan Chapter

  • Visiting Professor, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, U.S.A.

  • ESRS (EU) Board Certificated "Grandparent" Somnologist

  •   Board of Director, Stanford Taiwan Club

  • Editorial Board, Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine (Official Publication of American Academy of Sleep Medicine. SCI, IF = 3.926)

  • Editorial board, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience (SCI IF = 3.634) a prestigious academic journal on neuroscience based in U.K..ESRS (European Sleep Research Society) Board Certificated “Grandparent Somnologist” more...

RAYLEIGH PING-YING CHIANG, M.D., M.M.S.

  • Deputy Superintendent, Kang-Ning General Hospital

  • Vice-President, University of Kang Ning, Taipei, Taiwan

  • Director, Sleep Technology Special Interest Group (SIG), INSIGHT (Innovation and Synergy for Intelligent Home and Living Technology) Center, National Taiwan University, Taipei

  • Director, Sleep Technology Consortium (STC, http://sleeptechconsortium.org) under Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan

  • Contributing physician, Department of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

  • Advisory Committee of tFDA, Minister of Health & Welfare, Executive Yuan, Taiwan Government

  • President, International Sleep Science and Technology Association (ISSTA), Berlin, Germany and Taiwan Chapter

  • Visiting Professor, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, U.S.A.

  • ESRS (EU) Board Certificated "Grandparent" Somnologist

  •   Board of Director, Stanford Taiwan Club

  • Editorial Board, Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine (Official Publication of American Academy of Sleep Medicine. SCI, IF = 3.926)

  • Editorial board, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience (SCI IF = 3.634) a prestigious academic journal on neuroscience based in U.K..ESRS (European Sleep Research Society) Board Certificated “Grandparent Somnologist” more...

RAYLEIGH PING-YING CHIANG, M.D., M.M.S.

  • Deputy Superintendent, Kang-Ning General Hospital

  • Vice-President, University of Kang Ning, Taipei, Taiwan

  • Director, Sleep Technology Special Interest Group (SIG), INSIGHT (Innovation and Synergy for Intelligent Home and Living Technology) Center, National Taiwan University, Taipei

  • Director, Sleep Technology Consortium (STC, http://sleeptechconsortium.org) under Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan

  • Contributing physician, Department of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

  • Advisory Committee of tFDA, Minister of Health & Welfare, Executive Yuan, Taiwan Government

  • President, International Sleep Science and Technology Association (ISSTA), Berlin, Germany and Taiwan Chapter

  • Visiting Professor, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, U.S.A.

  • ESRS (EU) Board Certificated "Grandparent" Somnologist

  •   Board of Director, Stanford Taiwan Club

  • Editorial Board, Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine (Official Publication of American Academy of Sleep Medicine. SCI, IF = 3.926)

  • Editorial board, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience (SCI IF = 3.634) a prestigious academic journal on neuroscience based in U.K..ESRS (European Sleep Research Society) Board Certificated “Grandparent Somnologist” more...

PRESIDENT

PRESIDENT

PRESIDENT

EXECUTIVE VICE-PRESIDENT

Prof. Dr. Murat Özgören

  • Vice-Rector, Dokuz Eylül University, Turkey

  • Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Biophysics, Brain Dynamics Research Center, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir 35340, Turkey 

MEMBERSHIP VICE-PRESIDENT

Prof. Dr. rer. Physiol. THOMAS PENZEL

  • Research director, Sleep Medicine Center at the Charité, University Hospital Berlin

  • Senior researcher in cardiovascular sleep research, St. Anne’s University Hospital, Brno, Czech Republic

  • Treasurer, World Association on Sleep Medicine (WASM)

  • Chair ,European Sleep Research Society (ESRS), sleep medicine committee,

  • Co-chair, European Sleep Research Society (ESRS), examination committee,

  • Chair, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology, TC Cardiopulmonary

  • Member, European Respiratory Society (ERS), harmonising education for respiratory medicine of European specialists (HERMES) for respiratory sleep

  • Co-chair, World Association on Sleep Medicine, examination committee,

  • Treasurer, World Sleep Society

  • Chair of the board, German Sleep Foundation (charitable foundation)

  • Shareholder, Somnico GmbH (a medical education and consulting company)

  • Scientific director and shareholder, Advanced Sleep Research GmbH (a clinical research organization) 

SECRETARY GENERAL

OFER JACOBOWITZ, M.D., Ph.D. FAASM FAAOA

  • Partner, ENT and Allergy Associates, Manhattan and Middletown, NY.  

  • Sleep Medicine and Sleep Surgery for obstructive sleep apnea   

  • Perform diagnosis and multimodal management of OSA using CPAP, Oral appliances, and sleep surgery.

  • Perform advanced surgical procedures including palatal advancement pharyngoplasty, lateral pharyngoplasty, UPPP, genioglossus advancement, hyoid suspension, partial glossectomy

  • Treat Adult and Pediatric OSA, and other sleep disorders.

  • Associate Director, the Orange Regional Medical Center for Sleep Disorders.

TREASURER

Dr. Niels Wessel

  • Heading the Cardiovascular Physics group at the Department of Physics of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

  • He has been working in nonlinear time series analysis and modelling with regard to their applications to medical data and risk stratification since 1993.

  • Guest scientist at Charité Berlin.

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