Welcome to Start School Later
Southeastern PA (RASNC)!
The SSL Southeastern PA Chapter represents the schools and communities that are part of the Regional Adolescent Sleep Needs Coalition (RASNC). The goal of our Chapter/Coalition is to promote "healthy school hours" for all students based on adolescent sleep research.
SNOOZE OR LOSE
Promoting Sleep Health in Adolescents
with Wendy Troxel
Monday, March 12
Radnor High School
Tuesday, March 13
Phoenixville High School
Dr. Wendy Troxel is a senior behavioral scientist at the RAND Corporation and adjunct faculty member in the Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh. A licensed clinical psychologist and certified behavioral sleep medicine specialist, her work has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense as well as private foundations and corporations. Troxel's work has been widely cited by the media, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Financial Times, ABC World News Tonight, CBS Sunday Morning, NPR, and the BBC. Dr.Troxel was also one of the featured sleep experts in the National Geographic documentary "Sleepless in America." Troxel's TED talk on the impact of school start times on adolescent sleep has received more than 1.4 million views.
This event is free and open to the public.