Welcome to the conference: Nic Butkov, RPSGT


Two lectures on Friday, October 12:
"Diagnostic Aspects of Sleep-Disordered Breathing"
"Optimizing Patient Response to Positive Airway Pressure Therapy"
Nic Butkov RPSGT is an internationally recognized educator in sleep medicine and technology and favorite speaker at the Washington State Sleep Conference. 

Butkov is Director of the School of Clinical Polysomnography (Medford, OR) and a longstanding faculty member of the School of Sleep Medicine (Palo Alto, CA). 

He currently serves as education coordinator at the Rogue Valley Sleep Center in Medford. 

Butkov is also CEO of Synapse Media and a major contributor to two critical sleep technology texts:
• Atlas of Clinical Polysomnography (Synapse Media, author)
• Fundamentals of Sleep Technology (AAST, co-editor) 

A native Russian speaker, he assisted in launching the first clinical sleep facility in Russia in the 1990s. He is a recipient of both the Sharon Keenan PhD Award for Excellence in Education and the Elliot D. Weitzman MD Service Award for contribution to the growth and development of the sleep technology profession.