#18622 Overall Influence

William C. Dement

American sleep researcher


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William Charles Dement was an American sleep researcher and founder of the Sleep Research Center at Stanford University. He was a leading authority on sleep, sleep deprivation and the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders such as sleep apnea and narcolepsy. For this pioneering work in a previously uncharted field in the United States, he is sometimes referred to as the American father of sleep medicine.

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University of Chicago

Private research university in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Stanford University

Private research university located in Stanford, California, United States

University of Washington

Public research university in Seattle, Washington, United States

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#2287 World Rank