Thomas Roth, PhD
Dr. Roth is a world leader in the field of sleep disorders. He is the Director of the Sleep Disorders and Research Center at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan, as well as a Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry at Wayne State University and in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan, College of Medicine in Ann Arbor.
Dr. Roth’s contributions to the sleep field are expansive, ranging from prolific research productivity and scholarship to multiple national leadership positions, as well as the mentoring of many students and colleagues. Dr. Roth has published over 485 manuscripts, 15 edited volumes, 245 chapters, and 664 abstracts. He is a former president of the Sleep Research Society, and the founding president of the National Sleep Foundation (NSF). In addition, he was a member of the board of directors of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies (APSS), chaired the Association's Scientific Program Committee and the governing board of the World Federation of Sleep Research Societies. He is a former Chairman of the World Health Organizations worldwide project on sleep and health.