Sleep Medicine of Middle Tennessee physician named to American Academy of Sleep Medicine board of directors
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – July 1, 2013- Dr. Kelly A. Carden, a sleep medicine expert with Sleep Medicine of Middle Tennessee, an affiliate of Saint Thomas Physician Services, has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).
Dr. Carden previously served as chairman of the AASM’s Committee on Coding and Compliance, vice chairman of the Health Care Policy Committee and was named a fellow of the AASM in 2005 for her accomplishments in the field of sleep medicine.
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) is the only professional society dedicated exclusively to the medical subspecialty of sleep medicine. As the leading voice in the sleep field, the AASM sets standards and promotes excellence in health care, education and research. Established in 1975 as the Association of Sleep Disorders Centers, the AASM has a combined membership of nearly 12,000 accredited member sleep centers and individual members, including physicians, scientists and other health care professionals.
Dr. Carden joined Sleep Medicine of Middle Tennessee in March 2011 and came to the center with nearly 10 years of experience working with patients in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders.
To learn more about Dr. Carden, call (615) 284-7533 or visit www.smomt.com. Sleep Medicine of Middle Tennessee has two office locations in Nashville, including an on the Baptist Hospital campus in the 20th Avenue Medical Office Building, 300 20th Avenue North, Suite G-8, and an office on the Saint Thomas Hospital campus in the Heart Institute Building, 4230 Harding Road, Suite 530.
For more information about the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, please visit www.aasmnet.org.
About Saint Thomas Health
Saint Thomas Health is Middle Tennessee’s faith-based, not-for-profit health care system with more than 6,500 associates. Saint Thomas Health is focused on transforming the health care experience and helping people live healthier lives, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable. The regional health system includes – Baptist Hospital, Saint Thomas Hospital and The Hospital for Spinal Surgery in Nashville, Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro and Hickman Community Hospital in Centerville – and a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities. Saint Thomas Health is a member of Ascension Health, a Catholic organization that is the largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. For more information, visit www.sths.com.