We have a fully accredited, categorical residency program in adult neurology and offer one sleep medicine fellowship position. Resident rotations and activities follow the guidelines and requirements of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). The training opportunities are provided at the University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics (UMHC) and at the Harry S Truman VA Hospital.

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  • Examination of EEG spectra to identify markers/predictors of apneic events in obstructive sleep apnea 

    Su, Derek K.S.; Sahota, Pradeep; Thakkar, Mahesh (2015)
    Background: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)is the most common sleep disorder, affecting 13% of men and 6% of women in the U.S. The incidence of OSA has increased 300% in last 20 years. OSA not only causes excessive daytime ...
  • Do we really need sleep? 

    Thakkar, Mahesh (2010)
    Mahesh Thakkar, Phd. in the Department of Neurology at the School of Medicine in the University of Missouri-Columbia, delivers a summary lecture on sleep and it's affects, informed by twenty years of research into sleep.