Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine Committees

Accreditation Committee


Accreditation Committee

The mandate of the Accreditation Committee is to solicit new applications and carry out the accreditation procedures with the goal of increasing BSM training programs. The committee is responsible for monitoring these procedures and making recommendations for changes in the accreditation procedures and standards to the Board of Directors as needed. The committee will recommend to the Board of Directors accreditation status for these educational programs. 

Committee Members:

Lauren Anker, PsyD, DBSM (2017-2021)
Hines VA Hospital
Hines, IL 60141

Natalia David, PsyD, DBSM (2021 – 2024)
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Division of Consultation Liaison Psychology
Behavioral Sleep Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern
Dallas, TX 75390

Cristina Garcia, PhD (2021 – 2024)
Behavioral Sleep Medicine Clinic, EPI Center, Whole Health Clinic
Banner-University Medical Center
Department of Psychiatry, University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85711

Melanie Leggett, PhD, DBSM, RPSGT (2020 – 2024)
VA Medical Center
Durham, NC 27713

Gordon Giddings MD, MBA, FCFP, PSGov, CCPE, DBSM (2022 – 2025)
College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta
Edmonton AB

Board Liaison:

Stacey Simon, PhD, DBSM
Secretary-Treasurer (2021- 2024)
Children's Hospital Colorado
Aurora, CO 80045-7106

Executive Director:

Kathryn Hansen BS CPC CPMA REEGT