Tuesday Talk - March 2, 2021

Sleep and Aging: What We Know and What We Can Change

Speaker: Lynn Tepper, Clinical Professor of Behavioral Science, College of Dental Medicine and the School of Public Health, and Director of the Behavioral Science Department at CDM

Professor Lynn Tepper, a behavioral scientist with joint Columbia appointments in Dentistry and Public Health, and extensive experience in gerontology, explored issues related to sleep, including practical discussion of:

  • How much sleep is really needed?
  • Why does one have difficulties in falling asleep and staying asleep?
  • How important is a good night's sleep and  how much sleep is really needed?

Dr. Tepper is the author of three textbooks, numerous articles, is a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America and was a delegate to the last White House Conference on Aging.  

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