Speaker Profile

Michael H. Silber, M.B.Ch.B.

Mayo Clinic

Dr. Michael H. Silber attended medical school at the University of Cape Town. He trained in Neurology at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, and Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA. He is a Professor of Neurology in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. He is a Past President of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Past President of the American Board of Sleep Medicine and past Chair of the Sleep Medicine Fellowship Directors’ Council. He received the 2010 Nathaniel Kleitman Award from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine for distinguished service to the profession, the 2013 Sleep Science Award from the American Academy of Neurology, and the 2017 Excellence in Education Award from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. His research interests include restless legs syndrome, REM sleep behavior disorder and narcolepsy and he has published over 120 peer reviewed publications, 30 book chapters and 3 books.