Delegate: Roxana Marisol Carrillo Solano MD / INSTITUTO SALVADOREÑO DEL SEGURO SOCIAL
Affiliations: Sleep disorders clinic of the Salvadoran Social Security Institute
Short Bio: Medical doctor graduated from Evangelical University, San Salvador, El Salvador, 2006.
Internal Medicine Fellowship at The Salvadoran Social Security Institute, San Salvador, El Salvador, 2006 – 2008.
Sleep Medicine fellowship at the Sleep Disorders Unit with Pr. Isabelle Arnulf, Pitié-Salpêtrière University Hospital, Paris, France 2013 – 2015.
Head of the Sleep Disorders Clinic at The Salvadoran Social Security Institute, San Salvador, El Salvador from November 2015 to this date.
1- Pourquoi certains somnambules sont-ils somnolents ? Article in Médecine du Sommeil 12(1): 51-52 · March 2015 DOI: 10.1016/j.msom.2015.01.089
2- Sleepiness in sleepwalking and sleep terrors: A higher sleep pressure? Article in Sleep Medicine · January 2016 DOI: 10.1016/j.sleep.2015.11.020
Activity: This year our activity consists of a day of lectures aimed at students and professors of the faculty of medicine at the University of El Salvador, which is the largest in the country. These conferences will aim to raise awareness about the importance of sleep in different stages of life, and highlight the lack of knowledge of the subject in medical undergraduate schools in our country.
The activity will have the following subjects:
1- The normal sleep and sleep disorders
2- Obstructive sleep apnea
4- Sleep and memory
5- Today’s Insomnia in young people
These activities will be shown in the social networks of the Salvadoran Social Security Institute and in its virtual portal “Life and Family” so that they can be seen all over the world.
Location: School of Medicine, University of El Salvador
Date of Activity: March 27th, 2019
Submitted By: Roxana Marisol Carrillo Solano MD