THE SLEEP EDUCATION CONSORTIUM (S.E.C.) is excited to announce the A.W.A.K.E. GREATER HOUSTON monthly patient advocacy group for individuals suffering from obstructive sleep apnea and other sleep disorders.
A.W.A.K.E. is a national patient advocacy group sponsored by the American Sleep Apnea Association. Its mission is to increase awareness and education about 0bstructive sleep apnea.

Sleep Education Consortium, Inc.
2201 W. Holcombe Blvd., #325
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: (281)-269-7881
email: houstonsleep@gmail.com

Sleep Education Consortium, Inc.

A 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization dedicated to providing educational opportunities for medical professionals and the general public on sleep and sleep disorders.

 

Sleep Education Consortium Staff

Jerald H. Simmons MD

Jerald H. Simmons, M.D. is the Founding-Director of The Sleep Education Consortium (SEC) and Comprehensive Sleep Medicine Associates, PA (CSMA). He is Triple Board-Certified in Neurology, Epilepsy and Sleep Medicine. A graduate of Ohio State University, he trained in Neurology at Washington University, Sleep Medicine at Stanford University and Epilepsy at University of California. He began his professional career as Assistant Professor of Neurology at UCLA while co-directing the UCLA Sleep Disorders Center and directing the Clinical Neuro-physiology lab at Olive View UCLA. In 1999 he moved to Houston establishing his sleep disorders practices. He continues to conduct research studies relating to sleep disorders and developing methods to enhance the assessment and treatment of patients with sleep disturbances. His most recent research involves the relationship between Clenching / Sleep Bruxism / TMJ Disorder with Obstructive Sleep Apnea, as well as the relationship between ADHD And disturbances of sleep. Education is an important aspect of his career, having trained medical students, residents and fellows in sleep medicine and then establishing the SEC as an outreach to educate the healthcare community. He has been instrumental in providing guidance to the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners that led to the new rules requiring dentists to obtain some degree of education in sleep medicine in order to provide appliance therapy to patients with OSA.

 

Contact us for more information:

Sleep Education Consortium, Inc.
2201 W. Holcombe Blvd., #325, Houston, TX 77030
Phone: (281)-269-7881
email: houstonsleep@gmail.com