Get A Good Night’s Sleep. Helene A. Emsellem, MD is a nationally known sleep expert and the author of “Snooze. . . or Lose!”, a book that describes how sleep deprivation adversely affects teen health, learning, mood, and performance and how those negative effects impact family life as well. She also advises parents on the best ways to encourage good teen sleep patterns and is a strong advocate for changes in high school start times to allow teens to excel academically and thrive socially. Dr. Emsellem has a great love for patient care, teaching and a long-standing interest in Sleep Disorders Medicine; sleep 101 is covered in this episode of “Speaking of Health with Dr. B.”
Speaking of Health with Dr. B
David G. Borenstein, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine, The George Washington University Medical Center Partner, Arthritis and Rheumatism Associates, the largest rheumatology practice based in Maryland and Washington, DC.
Dr. Borenstein joined the rheumatology faculty at The George Washington University Medical Center in 1978 and rose to the rank of Professor of Medicine and Neurological Surgery and was the Director of The Spine Center for 6 years. Dr. Borenstein is the author or co-author of more than 100 journal articles and books including Heal Your Back (2011) and Back in Control (2003); and three medical textbooks. Dr. Borenstein is listed in the Best Doctors in America, Who’s Who in America, and named a “top doctor” by Washingtonian Magazine. He was formally the President of the American College of Rheumatology.