Professor Ann Rogers
Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Edith F. Honeycutt Chair in Nursing, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Renowned sleep expert Ann E. Rogers is an adjunct professor of medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. Her distinguished research career spans two decades and has focused on patients with narcolepsy, as well as adult populations who obtain insufficient sleep.
Dr Rogers is credited with conducting the Staff Nurse Fatigue and Patient Safety Study, a ground-breaking investigation that documented the long hours frequently worked by nurses and the effect of these hours on patient safety. Her study led to sweeping changes in nursing policies in clinical settings across the country.
She is currently investigating a novel treatment for mild obstructive sleep apnea.