The Board strives to maintain a balanced composition consisting of Doctoral members and registered polysomnographic technologists.
Midwest Dental Sleep Center
Kevin Adley is the Clinical Director at Midwest Dental Sleep Center, one of the nation’s largest providers in Dental Sleep Medicine. Prior to starting this position in the Spring of 2018, he spent 15 years at the University of Chicago. There he ran more than 4,000 sleep studies, participated in groundbreaking research, and finished the last 5 years working as the program’s Chief Technologist.
Through his involvement in program development at U of C, he developed an expertise in CPAP alternative strategies utilizing Zephyr Sleep Technology’s MATRx Titration System. Kevin has gone on to establish MATRx programs with Midwest Dental Sleep Center throughout the Chicagoland area generating over 1000 in-lab studies.
Kevin is passionate about sharing his knowledge and expertise with others. He has played a role in developing many educational workshops in the fields of Polysomnographic Technology and Dental Sleep Medicine. As a recently elected board member of the Illinois Sleep Society, he looks forward to continuing his education within sleep medicine while serving as an advocate for the RPSGT.
Rush University Medical Center
Mr. Arantes has been interested in the field of sleep on a clinical, academic, and research level since his undergraduate work at Rutgers University. Mr. Arantes focused his post graduate training in neuroanatomy and electrophysiology at Penn State University as well as four years of sleep research at Brown University’s E.P. Bradley Sleep Research laboratory. During his academic years, Mr. Arantes has also collaborated on abstracts and publication in sleep medicine. His greatest passion resides in academic education of sleep methodology and has extensive experience in sleep lab management.
Advocate Children’s Hospital
Matthew J. Balog, MPH, CCSH, RPSGT, is a pediatric clinical sleep educator at Advocate Aurora Health (Park Ridge, IL). He holds a master’s in public health with a concentration in epidemiology and an undergraduate degree in chemistry and history. Matthew currently serves as a member of the AASM’s interscorer reliability pediatric gold star panel. His career in sleep medicine started in 2005, and he has been solely focused on pediatrics since 2010. Matthew’s current focus is on sleep screening in primary care and population-based sleep programs.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Dr. Jennifer Mundt is a sleep psychologist and assistant professor of neurology at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She is board certified as a Diplomate in Behavioral Sleep Medicine (DBSM). In addition to providing treatment for sleep disorders, she is involved in psychology/medical education and serves as the director of the Northwestern University Behavioral Sleep Medicine Training Program. Dr. Mundt’s research interests include behavioral treatments for parasomnias and hypersomnia disorders.
Dr. Mundt received her PhD in clinical health psychology from the University of Florida. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship at the Durham VA Medical Center, specializing in primary care and behavioral sleep medicine.
Rush Children’s Hospital
Rush University Medical Center
Dr. Pallavi Patwari is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Rush Medical College. She is Director of the Pediatric Sleep Medicine Program at Rush University Medical Center and also trained as a pediatric intensivist. Dr. Patwari is a Fellow at the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (FAASM), a skilled clinician with special interest in pediatric hypoventilation and respiratory failure, and an effective educator with scholarly activities that demonstrate her dedication and commitment to advancing pediatric clinical care.
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital
Irina Trosman, MD (she/her) is an Assistant Clinician in the Pediatric Faculty Foundation and an attending physician at the Sleep Medicine Center at the Ann& Robert Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
She completed her medical training at the Pritzker School of Medicine University of Chicago and Pediatric Residency at Wyler Children’s Hospital at the University of Chicago. Dr. Trosman’s interest in Sleep Medicine was sparked by her own boys’ difficulties sleeping. She received an additional training in Sleep Medicine at the Northshore Sleep Medicine in 2007-2008 and worked with both adults and children there until she joined the Department of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine at the Lurie Children’s Hospital in 2011. Dr. Trosman is actively engaged in medical education and clinical research.
Dr. Trosman’s special interests include pediatric sleep apnea and sleep disruption associated with chronic medical problems such asthma, eczema, autism, ADHD, Down syndrome, and Prader-Willi syndrome.