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From Sleep Disorders to Sleep Health


Healthy sleep is essential to good physical and mental health. If you or someone you know has ever struggled with sleep, daytime alertness, or has recently been diagnosed with a sleep disorder, From Sleep Disorders to Sleep Health can be a helpful guide. In this course, you’ll explore the importance of sleep and the barriers that can prevent effective sleep. You will learn how sleep needs, functions, and vulnerabilities can differ dramatically across the human lifespan, from childhood to adulthood. Take a closer look at how specific sleep problems affect diverse populations as defined by gender, race, ethnicity, environment, or common health conditions. Finally, you’ll examine the main types of sleep disorders, from symptoms and testing to diagnosis and treatment. From Sleep Disorders to Sleep Health should appeal to anyone interested in sleep as one of the main pillars of health and wellness, providing insight into one of the most prominent aspects of our lives.





5 weeks



U-M Credit Eligible



  • Megan Acho

    Assistant Professor, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care

    University of Michigan

  • Ronald Chervin

    Professor of Neurology and Michael S. Aldrich Collegiate Professor of Sleep Medicine, Director

    University of Michigan

  • Shelley Hershner

    Associate Professor of Neurology

    University of Michigan