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Dr. George graduated in 1979 from Dalhousie University, Halifax Canada and went on to complete training in Internal Medicine and Respirology at Dalhousie and University of Manitoba. In Winnipeg his sleep research training was under the tutelage of Dr. Meir Kryger, which helped launch an internationally recognized clinical research career in Sleep Disorders Medicine. In 1987, he moved to London, Ontario Canada where he established the Sleep Medicine Clinic and Laboratory at the University of Western Ontario where he is currently Professor of Medicine and Division Chair for Respirology. Dr. George’s research interest has been in sleepiness and performance in patients with disorders of excessive daytime sleepiness and he has published extensively in the area of driving performance in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. He was one of the first to demonstrate increased motor vehicle crashes in this population and document objective improvement with CPAP therapy.