What Is Narcolepsy Link?

Narcolepsy Link provides an array of programs, education materials, and resources to help facilitate early recognition of narcolepsy. Narcolepsy Link hopes to improve outcomes for patients with narcolepsy by:

  • Educating healthcare professionals about the manifestations of excessive daytime sleepiness and other symptoms of narcolepsy

  • Facilitating discussion about narcolepsy between patients and healthcare professionals

  • Providing helpful insight for making the narcolepsy diagnosis or referring patients to a sleep specialist

Narcolepsy Link Steering Committee

Members of the Narcolepsy Link Steering Committee include experts in sleep and narcolepsy from varying areas of clinical practice, including sleep medicine, neurology, psychiatry, and family medicine. Steering Committee members are paid consultants of Jazz Pharmaceuticals. 

Chair

Tom Roth, PhD
Director, Sleep Disorders and Research Center
Henry Ford Hospital

Commitee Members

Richard Bogan, MD
President and Medical Director, SleepMed of South Carolina
Chairman and Chief Medical Officer, SleepMed, Inc

Jonathan Schwartz, MD
Medical Director, Integris Sleep Disorders Center of Oklahoma
Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH
Professor of Family Medicine, Boston University

Karl Doghramji, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Medicine
Medical Director, Jefferson Sleep Disorders Center
Program Director, Fellowship in Sleep Medicine
Thomas Jefferson University

Michael Thorpy, MD
Director, Sleep-Wake Disorders Center
Montefiore Medical Center
Professor of Clinical Neurology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine