United States 2023: Mark Patterson, MD, PhD | Day4NAPs

Delegate: Mark Patterson, MD, PhD

Affiliation: Day4NAPs

Short Bio: I am a pediatrician who became active in raising awareness about sleep disorders, especially narcolepsy, following the diagnosis in a family member over 19 years ago. I have used my interactions with medical students, pediatric resident physicians, and my peers to educate them about the unmet needs of patients with sleep disorders. I have given presentations on narcolepsy and cataplexy at local/regional/national/international venues. I am also the founder of the non-profit Day For Narcolepsy Awareness Projects (aka Day4NAPs).

Activity: I will have a booth to raise awareness regarding narcolepsy and cataplexy at the Hypersomnia Foundation’s 2023 #BeyondSleepy Conference. This conference is attended by international specialists, patients, and their supporters, all who have an interest in rare sleep disorders.

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Date of Activity: June 2-4, 2023

Submitted by: Mark Patterson