For Immediate Release
February 15, 2018
AAST Announces 2017 AAST Fellows
Chicago – AAST announces the induction of its new AAST Fellows, inducted in 2017.
The AAST Fellow Program is a means of recognizing those who have made significant and sustained contributions to the field of sleep technology. Fellowship recipients must be credentialed in sleep technology by a nationally recognized organization for at least 15 years and have been a regular AAST member, in good standing, for the last 10 consecutive years.
AAST Fellows have also attained distinction through significant professional service to the AAST and to the field of sleep technology; significant professional contributions to the field; or prominent leadership, influence, and achievement in clinical practice, education or science.
AAST is excited to announce the 2017 inductees:
- Jon Atkinson, BS, RPSGT
- Rita Brooks, MEd, RPSGT, REEG/EPT
- Todd Eiken, RPSGT
- Cameron Harris, RPSGT, RRT
- Sharon Keenan, RPSGT, PhD
- Cindy Kistner, RPSGT, REEGT
- Laura A. Linley, RPSGT, CRTT
- Cynthia D. Mattice, MS, RPSGT
- Peter McGregor, RPSGT
- Pam Minkley, RRT, RPSGT
- Kelly Million, RPSGT
- Melinda Trimble, RPSGT, LRCP
- Robert Turner, RPSGT, RRT
- Rose Ann Zumstein, RST, RPSGT
“AAST is excited to induct this group of extraordinary individuals into the Fellows Program” said AAST Executive Director, Abigail Lynn. “This first group of inductees represent commitment to the field of sleep medicine and technology and showcase the dedication of our members in giving back to their community.”
Established in 1978, AAST is a community of more than 4,400 sleep professionals whose skills, expertise, knowledge and experience help support and improve the quality of sleep and wakefulness in all people. For sleep technologists, managers and educators who seek timely and applicable sleep-related knowledge, AAST provides education, resources and collaboration with like-minded individuals to keep them abreast of the evolving sleep field. AAST members include sleep technologists, sleep center and practice managers, educators and other healthcare professionals involved with sleep or the sleep field.
For more information, please visit www.aastweb.org.