Charles Samuels

Charles H. Samuels

Medical Director at Centre for Sleep

Location:
Suite 106 51 Sunpark Drive SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
HQ Phone:
(403) 254-6663

General Information

Experience

President  - Canadian Sleep Society

Clinical Assistant Professor  - University of Calgary

Medical Director  - Research Ethics Review Committee

Major Sleep Research Project  - Vancouver

Education

MD  - 

MD  - University of Calgary

degree  - planning , 

Affiliations

DABSM Diplomat, American Board of Sleep Medicine Member  - College of Family Physicians of Canada Medical Director

Vice-Chair of the Research Ethics Review Committee  - College of Physicians

Recent News  

"The number one barrier to sleep disturbance is your environment," says Charles Samuels, MD, medical director of the Centre for Sleep and Human Performance in Calgary, Alberta.
"The bedroom needs to be for you and only you," says Samuels. If you have a digital clock that emits a glow, turn it to face the wall. (In fact, Samuels believes you shouldn't be able to see a clock from bed because checking the time is a big barrier to sleep. Keep the clock under the bed if necessary, he insists.) Samuels says to make sure the mattress you select can be returned if you don't like it.

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Managing Shift Work In Health Care: The Basics - A Free Talk by Dr. Samuels
Managing Shift Work In Health Care: The Basics - A Free Talk Presented by Dr. Samuels at South Campus Wellness Centre Managing Shift Work In Health Care: The Basics - A Free Talk by Dr. Samuels Dr. Charles Samuels, Centre for Sleep's Medical Director & President of the Canadian Sleep Society, will be presenting a free talk at the South Campus Wellness Centre onTuesday, September 26th at 6:30pm.

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DR. CHARLES SAMUELS, M.D., CCFP, DABSM
DR. CHARLES SAMUELS, M.D., CCFP, DABSM Dr. Samuels is the Medical Director of the Centre for Sleep & Human Performance in Calgary, Alberta. Dr. Samuels is board certified in Sleep Medicine with the American Board of Sleep Medicine. He has a clinical background in Rural and Urban Family Medicine. Dr. Samuels is a clinical trial researcher with a special interest in the scientific study of the effect of drugs on psychological processes and behavioral activity and obesity. He has acted as a primary and co-investigator on over 20 clinical trials from Phase II to Phase IV. He has served as the Vice-Chair of the Research Ethics Review Committee of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta from 2000-2003. Dr. Samuels is currently the lead investigator for the Calgary Police Service Health and Human Performance Research Initiative, which is a long-term research project exploring the impact of rotating shift work on health and performance of police officers. This project is part of a North American collaboration including Harvard University, New York State University Buffalo and Washington State University. Dr. Samuels is also co-investigator in a unique study funded by "Own the Podium" which explores the relationship of sleep on recovery and performance in elite Canadian athletes. He has served as a sleep and performance consultant for the Calgary Flames and the OAR Northwest Africa to Americas Expedition.

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