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Judith Anne Owens, MD

The Center for Heart, Lung and Kidney Disease

Departments
Director, Sleep Medicine
Pulmonary Medicine

Programs
Medical Director, Sleep Laboratory
Sleep Medicine Clinic



Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics/Sleep Medicine
National Provider Identifier1902846678
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Biography

Judith Owens, MD, MPH, is an internationally recognized authority on children and sleep. She is the Director of Sleep Medicine at Children’s National.

Her research interests include the neurobehavioral and health consequences of sleep problems in children, pharmacologic treatment of pediatric sleep disorders, and cultural and psychosocial issues that impact sleep.

Dr. Owens chairs the pediatric section of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. In 2005 and 2006, she was a spokesperson for the National Sleep Foundation "Sleep in America" poll. She is a founding member of the Board of Directors of the Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine.

Dr. Owens is co-author of Take Charge of Your Child's Sleep: The All-in-One Resource for Solving Sleep Problems in Kids and Teens for parents and A Clinical Guide to Pediatric Sleep for healthcare professionals. She is the recipient of many awards, including a 5-year NIH grant in sleep education, and the AASM 2006 Excellence in Education Award.

She is board certified in developmental/behavioral pediatrics and sleep medicine, and is the author of more than 75 original research and review articles in peer-review journals, chapters, and books on the topic.

Education
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Medical School Brown University School of Medicine Providence, RIDoctor of Medicine 1976 -1980
 


   
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