Yale Alumni College - Spring 2015 Meir Kryger


Professor Meir Kryger MD FRCPC

Meir Kryger, MD, is a professor of medicine at Yale School of Medicine who has been treating patients with sleep disorders for over 30 years. He is chief editor of the most widely used textbook used in sleep medicine, The Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine, which is currently in its fifth edition. He has published more than 200 peer reviewed articles and book chapters. He has written about sleep disorders, particularly obstructive sleep apnea, in women and was the author of A Woman’s Guide to Sleep Disorders. His latest eBook, The iGuide to Sleep contains extensive information about sleep problems. He has served as President of both the Canadian Sleep Society and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and is on the Board of Directors of the National Sleep Foundation, having served as its chair. He has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Canadian Sleep Society in 2011, and the Mary Carskadon Outstanding Educator Award from the Sleep Research Society in 2013.