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Occupational Medicine Expert Witness On Driver Fatigue

Occupational Medicine Expert Witness On Driver Fatigue

Occupational medicine expert witness Dr. Kales co-authored a study on the crash risk for truck drivers with obstructive sleep apnea. The study found that driver fatigue is a leading factor in large truck crashes. Dr. Kales is a leader in the field of occupational sleep medicine and was among the first occupational medicine directors to institute an objective OSA screening protocol for commercial drivers. He is an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School Harvard School of Public Health and Chief of Occupational Medicine at Cambridge Health Alliance.

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