dr funke afolabi brown
Funke Afolabi-Brown, MD
Thinking Outside the Sleep Box - Exploring Non-sleep Opportunities

Dr. Funke Afolabi-Brown is a triple-board-certified sleep medicine physician passionate about helping people discover the gift of sleep as a superpower. Dr. Brown is a speaker, coach, educator, writer, and […]

Dr. Funke Afolabi-Brown is a triple-board-certified sleep medicine physician passionate about helping people discover the gift of sleep as a superpower. Dr. Brown is a speaker, coach, educator, writer, and the founder of RestfulSleepMD, where she helps busy professional women and their children prioritize sleep to not only achieve their optimal health but also thrive and live to their fullest potential.

As a physician in practice for over a decade, and a mom of two who struggled with sleep issues, she fully understands the impact of deprivation on our mental, physical and emotional health. As a result, she has dedicated her career to helping professional women be their best selves. She does this through speaking, coaching, courses, and programs focused on educating and empowering busy professional women to make sleep a priority as a critical pillar of their health.

She is a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, The American Academy of Pediatrics, and The American Thoracic Society. She is also on the medical advisory board of Baby Center as well as the expert advisory board of Project Sleep.

Course Description:

Sleep is an emerging field, and over the last decade, there has been much more awareness about the impact of sleep on our physical, mental, and emotional health and wellness. As the focus on the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of various medical sleep conditions increases, we are responsible as sleep experts to utilize our platforms to educate and empower communities on the importance of prioritizing sleep while providing evidence-based information on various sleep conditions.

Learning Objectives:

1. Understand the impact of sleep deprivation on our society and our role in the sleep field to change this
2. Develop a roadmap to exploring non-clinical sleep opportunities
3. Master the art of networking on your entrepreneurial journey