Getting A Good Night Sleep

Posted By:  Liz Goodrich
Date Posted:  8/13/2012

Dr. Christopher KelleyTired of counting sheep? Exhausted from tossing and turning waiting for sleep to take you away to dream land? Does the thought of eight hours of solid sleep make you drool? Deschutes Public Library welcomes local physician Dr. Christopher Kelley, DO,  to the Downtown Bend and Redmond Public Libraries for presentations about how to sleep better. Both programs are free and open to the public and part of the Deschutes Public Library Adult Summer Reading Program being offered throughout the county.

Redmond Public Library
Monday, August 20, 2012
12:00 noon

Downtown Bend Public Library
Monday, August 20, 2012
6:30 pm

During his presentation, Kelley will discuss the common causes of insomnia and sleep apnea. He’ll offer common sense solutions for people who suffer from sleeplessness.

Dr.  Kelley, is a graduate of Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine followed by fellowship training in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine with the United States Air Force at Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio Texas. He served as the director of the Intensive Care Unit and Pulmonary Department Chief at David Grant Medical Center (DGMC) on Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, CA. He also ran the West Coast CCATT (Critical Care Air Transport Team) program out of DGMC and served out two deployments to Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan where his teams transported over 100 critically wounded soldiers via fixed wing aircraft to higher levels of care.

Since joining Bend memorial Clinic in 2012, he and his colleague, Dr. Jonathan Brewer, have been actively building the Pulmonary and Sleep Programs at BMC. He is Board Certified in Sleep Medicine with the American Board of Sleep Medicine. Prior to becoming a physician, he was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Honduras.

For more information about this or other library programs, please visit the library website at People with disabilities needing accommodations (alternative formats, seating or auxiliary aides) should contact Liz at 312-1032.

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