Children's National Sleep Expert Talks about New AAP Policy on School Start Times August 25, 2014

Judith Owens, MD

Judith Owens, MD, MPH, Director of Sleep Medicine, and lead author of a new policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics on school start times, spoke with USA Today about teen sleep. Dr. Owens called chronic sleep loss in children a public health crisis.

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  • Watch the video to learn more about the recommendations and how sleep affects teens. 
  • Read our blog post about the new AAP guidelines and learn why Dr. Owens believes delaying high school start times is a necessary step.


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