Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

R. Bart Sangal, M.D., is Board Certified in Sleep Medicine and in Clinical Neurophysiology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He received the highest score in the nation in the 1985 Sleep Medicine certifying examinations. He trained at Johns Hopkins University and the National Institutes of Health in Baltimore, MD.

He is Director of Clinical Neurophysiology Services, a professional corporation. He runs the Sleep Disorders Institute, which is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. It is physician owned and operated, and not affiliated with any hospital. Testing is performed exclusively at the testing facilities in Sterling Heights.

Dr. Sangal was the first to practice Sleep Medicine in the counties north of Detroit, and has been rated a Top Doc by Hour Magazine.

He also runs the Attention Disorders Institute with JoAnne M. Sangal, Ph.D. (Educational Neurophysiology). She is the Assistant Director of Clinical Neurophysiology Services, P.C., and a member of the American Psychological Association.

Dr. Sangal has lectured extensively on Clinical Neurophysiology and Sleep Medicine. The Detroit News, the Detroit Free Press, the Oakland Press, and the Royal Oak Tribune have profiled him. TV channels 2, 4, 7, 50 and 62 have interviewed him. So have several radio stations including WJR, WWJ, and WXYT.

Dr. Sangal is Director of the Sangal Research Foundation. He has several research publications to his credit, and has presented papers at several scientific meetings. He is a member of the Editorial Board of Clinical EEG.

He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. He has been a member of its Board of Directors and chair of its Health Policy Committee, and received its Public Policy Award in 2006. He is a Past-President of the Michigan Sleep Disorders Association. He is also a member of the American Medical Association, Michigan State Medical Society, Oakland County Medical Society, and EEG and Clinical Neuroscience Society.

He is a member of the medical staff of Beaumont (Troy & Royal Oak) Hospitals. He is a Professor at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine.

Education, Appointments, Societies, and Service
Education:

  • Delhi University, Delhi, India, Pre-Medical, 1972.
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, M.B.,B.S., 1978

Postgraduate Training:

  • SUNY-Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY, Internship in Medicine-Psychiatry, Jan 1979 -Dec 1979
  • Johns Hopkins University Hospitals, Baltimore, MD, Residency in Psychiatry, Jan 1980 – Dec 1982
  • NIH/Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD, Fellowship in Psychophysiology, July 1982 – June 1983

Faculty Appointments:

  • Oakland University-William Beaumont School of Medicine, Departments of Psychiatry and Family Medicine
    • Professor, 2010-current.
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine, Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences
    • Instructor 1984-1993
    • Assistant Professor 1993-2000
    • Associate Professor 2006-2009.

Professional Appointments:

  • Director of Sleep/Attention Disorders Institutes (Clinical Neurophysiology Services, P.C.), Beaumont Physician Office Building, Sterling Heights, MI, Sep. 1986 – now.
  • Director of Sangal Research Foundation, Sterling Heights, MI.

Major Professional Societies:
National Boards and Committees:

  1. American Academy of Sleep Medicine:
    1. Chair, Public Communications Workgroup, National Health Sleep Awareness, Project, 2013-now Chair, The Business of Sleep Medicine Course, 2008 – 2010
    2. Member, AASM Presidential Committee on Coding and Compliance, 2009 – now
    3. Member, Committee to Revise the International Classification of Sleep Disorders, 2002-2004
    4. Member, Board of Directors, 1996-1999
    5. Chair, Health Policy Committee, 1994-1996
    6. Co-Chair, Reimbursement Committee, 1991-1994
    7. Member, Government Affairs Committee, 1992-1994
  2. American Medical Association:
    1. Delegate to Hospital Medical Staff Section from Beaumont Hosp., Troy, 1992-now
  3. Electroencephalography and Clinical Neuroscience Society

State and local boards and committees:

  1. Michigan Sleep Disorders Association:
    1. President, 2013-2014; President Elect, 2011-2012; Director, 2009 – 2010
    2. Chair, Standards of Practice Committee, 1990-now
    3. President, 1989-90
  2. Michigan State Medical Society
    1. Member, Third Party Payer Liaison Committee, 1994-2006
    2. Member, Blue Cross-Blue Shield Liaison Committee, 1989-1994
    3. Alternate Delegate to MSMS Young Physicians Section from OCMS, 1988-90
  3. Member, Oakland County Medical Society
    1. Member, Board of Directors, 2011-2014; Delegate: 2008-2011
    2. Member, Legislation Committee, 1988-2002; 2007-now
    3. Member, Bulletin Committee, 1988-1998; 2007-2011
    4. Member, Public Information Committee, 1988-89

Medical Licensure:

  • Licensed in Michigan, Massachusetts, and California.

Board Certification:

  • Diplomate, Sleep Medicine, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2007 (expiry Dec. 21, 2017), certificate no. 27139
  • Certified Physician Investigator, Academy of Pharmaceutical Physicians & Investigators/ American College of Research Professionals, 2002, re-certified 2008 (expiry Oct. 31, 2010)
  • Diplomate, Clinical Neurophysiology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1992, re-certified 2001 (expiry Dec. 31, 2011), certificate no. 170
  • Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1985, score 97% ile (never expires), certificate no. 273
  • Diplomate, American Board of Sleep Medicine, 1985, with highest score in the nation in the Part I examinations.

Honors and Awards:

  • Awarded the Mark Hatfield Award for Public Policy by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine in 2006.

Service:

  1. Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, Departments of Psychiatry & Family Medicine: Professor, 2010-now, Screener for Medical school admissions, 2011-now
  2. Patient Care: Director of Sleep/Attention Disorders Institutes, Beaumont Hospital Professional Building, Sterling Heights, Sep 1986 – now. The Sleep Disorders Institute is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Before that, independent contractor with a group practice which no longer exists (PCM Clinic, Mt. Clemens, MI), July 1983 – Aug. 1986.
  3. Professional Consultation: Director of Sangal Research Foundation, a non-profit foundation for education and research in Clinical Neurophysiology.
  4. Community: Numerous radio, TV and newspaper interviews with Detroit News, Detroit Free Press, Oakland News, The Observer/Eccentric, WWJ, TV Channels 2, 4, 7, 50.

Service for Peer-reviewed Journals:

  1. Editorial Board Membership: Member, Editorial Board, Clinical Electroencephalography & Neuroscience, 1997-now.
  2. Review of Manuscripts: Reviewed manuscripts submitted for Sleep, Sleep Medicine, Clinical EEG & Neuroscience, Clinical Neurophysiology, JAMA, and several other journals.

Other Scholarly Service:

  1. Chair, American Academy of Sleep Medicine Business of Sleep Medicine Course, 2008-2010.

Teaching:
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, Departments of Psychiatry and Family Medicine, Professor, 2010-now.

  1. Lectures on Sleep Medicine offered to residents.

Wayne State University School of Medicine, Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences, Instructor 1984-1993, Assistant Professor 1993-2000, Associate Professor 2006-2009.

  1. Subspecialty day rotations in Sleep Medicine/ Clinical Neurophysiology offered to medical students, 2008-2009.
  2. Month-long rotations in Sleep Medicine offered to medical students and Psychiatry residents, availed by both medical students and residents in the past.
  3. Lectures on Sleep Medicine and Clinical Neurophysiology to medical students from Wayne State University School of Medicine and University of Michigan School of Medicine doing their rotation at William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, 1999 – 2009.
  4. Mentorship for medical student doing the Medical Student Summer Research Program, 2008.
Professional Presentations

Invited/refereed presentations at international/national meetings:

  1. Sangal R, Thomas L. Mean Sleep Latency and Mean Maintenance of Wakefulness. Assoc Prof Sleep Societies, San Diego, 1988.
  2. Sangal, R. Multiple Sleep Latency Test and Retest in Narcolepsy. American Med EEG Soc, Lexington, 1988.
  3. Sangal R, Thomas L, Mitler MM. Maintenance of Wakefulness Test Versus Multiple Sleep Latency Test: A Factor Analytic Approach. Assoc Prof Sleep Societies, Toronto, 1991.
  4. Sangal R Thomas L. Narcolepsy: Improvement in MSLT with Pemoline. Assoc Prof Sleep Societies, Toronto, 1991.
  5. Sangal R, Thomas L. Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Improvement in Somnolence with Continuous Positive Airway Pressure. Assoc Prof Sleep Societies, Toronto, 1991.
  6. Sangal R, Thomas L. Tests for Measuring Objective Change in Daytime Sleepiness with Treatment. American Electroencephalographic Society, Philadelphia, 1991.
  7. Sangal RB, Thomas L, Mitler MM. Disorders of Excessive Sleepiness: Treatment Improves Ability to Stay Awake but Does Not Reduce Sleepiness. Assoc Prof Sleep Societies, Phoenix, 1992.
  8. Sangal RB, Sangal JM. Topography of Auditory and Visual P300 in Normal Adults. American EEG Society, New Orleans, 1993.
  9. Sangal JM, Sangal RB. Topography of Auditory and Visual P300 in Normal Children. American EEG Society, New Orleans, 1993.
  10. Sangal RB, Sangal JM. Severe Daytime Sleepiness causes abnormal Auditory P300 Latency Topography with normal Visual P300 Topography. American EEG Society, New Orleans, 1993.
  11. Sangal RB, Sangal JM. Profound Obstructive Sleep Apnea causes abnormal Visual P300 Latency Topography with normal Auditory P300 Topography. American EEG Society, New Orleans, 1993.
  12. Sangal RB, Sangal JM. Closed head injuries, excessive daytime sleepiness, and abnormal visual P300 brain topography. Assoc Prof Sleep Societies, Boston, 1994.
  13. Sangal RB, Sangal JM. P300 brain topography is differentially affected by somnolence of different types. Assoc Prof Sleep Societies, Boston, 1994.
  14. Sangal RB, Sangal JM. Sleep apnea impairs visual cognitive function as measured by P300 brain topography. Assoc Prof Sleep Societies, Boston, 1994.
  15. Sangal RB, Sangal JM. Measures of sleepiness (maintenance of wakefulness test and multiple sleep latency test) and P300 amplitudes and latencies measure different abilities in patients with sleep disorders. Assoc Prof Sleep Societies, Boston, 1994.
  16. Sangal JM, Sangal RB, Persky B. P300 Topography predicts treatment response in attention deficit disorder. American EEG Society, Chicago, 1994.
  17. Sangal RB, Sangal JM. P300 Latency: Abnormal in Sleep Apnea with Somnolence and Idiopathic Hypersomnia, but Normal in Narcolepsy. American Psychiatry Electrophysiology Association, Miami, 1995.
  18. Sangal RB, Semery JP, Belisle C. Computerized Analysis of Abnormal Human Sleep offers Reasonable Results. Assoc Prof Sleep Societies, Washington, 1996.
  19. Sangal RB, Sangal JM, Belisle C. MWT and ESS Measure Different Abilities in 41 Patients with Snoring and Daytime Sleepiness. Assoc Prof Sleep Societies, San Francisco, 1997.
  20. Sangal RB, Mitler MM, Sangal JM, US Modafinil in Narcolepsy Study Group. MSLT, MWT and ESS: Indices of Sleepiness in 522 Drug-free Patients with Narcolepsy. Assoc Prof Sleep Societies, San Francisco, 1997.
  21. Mitler MM, Walsleben J, Sangal RB. US Modafinil in Narcolepsy Study Group. MWT Sleep Latencies for 530 Drug-Free Patients with Narcolepsy. Assoc Prof Sleep Societies, San Francisco, 1997.
  22. Sangal RB, Sangal JM, Belisle C. Patients with Narcolepsy have longer Auditory and Visual P300 Latencies. Assoc Prof Sleep Societies, New Orleans, 1998.
  23. Sangal RB, Sangal,JM, Belisle C. P300 Measures in Narcolepsy predict Treatment Response to Modafinil. Assoc Prof Sleep Societies, New Orleans, 1998.
  24. Sangal,RB, Sangal JM, Belisle C. Predicting Treatment Response in Narcolepsy using the P300. International Society for Brain Electromagnetic Topography/ EEG and Clinical Neuroscience Society, New Orleans, 1998.
  25. Sangal,RB. Cognitive Evoked Potentials (P300 Topography) in the Treatment of Attention Deficit. EEG and Clinical Neuroscience Society, Macon, 2000.
  26. Sangal RB, Sangal JM, Ollila M. Rating Scales for Inattention and Sleepiness are correlated in Sleep Disordered Patients, but not in Patients with Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder. Assoc Prof Sleep Societies, Chicago, 2001.
  27. Sangal RB, Sangal JM, Ollila M. Polysomnograhic Evidence of Normal Sleep Related Respiration in Patients with Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder. Assoc Prof Sleep Societies, Seattle, 2002.
  28. Sangal RB, Sangal JM. The Epworth Sleepiness Scale Does Not Measure Perceived Sleepiness in Patients with Sleep Apnea. Assoc Prof Sleep Societies, Chicago, 2003.
  29. Sangal RB, Sangal JM. Patients with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Have Normal Sleep on Polysomnography. Assoc Prof Sleep Societies, Chicago, 2003.
  30. Sangal RB, Owens J, Allen AJ, Sutton V, Schuh K, Feng MS, Kelsey D. Effects of Atomoxetine and Methylphenidate on Sleep in Children with ADHD. Assoc Prof Sleep Societies, Philadelphia, 2004.
  31. Sangal RB, Stone M. Scale of Wake Ability and Fatigue: A New Scale with High Internal Consistency, Convergent and Discriminant Validity, and Test-Retest Reliability. Assoc Prof Sleep Societies, Seattle, 2009.
  32. Sangal RB. A reliable and valid instrument for measuring wake inability and fatigue: The Sangal wake inability and fatigue test. Assoc Prof Sleep Societies, Minneapolis, 2010.

Invited Seminars and Grand Rounds:

  1. Sangal RB. Is ADHD a Sleep Disorder? The Spectrum of Developmental Disabilites, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine: Kennedy-Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD, 2007.
  2. Grand Rounds to William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Department of Medicine
  3. Grand Rounds to William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Department of Pediatrics
  4. Grand Rounds to Wayne State University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry (2007)

 


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