Mission Statement

The objective of the Pennsylvania Sleep Society is to promote excellence in the areas of sleep research, sleep education and clinical practice.

By promoting the highest standards in these areas, the Society will also serve to represent the Pennsylvania sleep community in the advocacy of state and federal public policy issues potentially impacting the profession.

Furthermore, the Society will serve as a network for sleep professionals by encouraging communication between all practitioners, researchers and educators involved in the science and clinical practice of sleep medicine, in addition to maintaining valuable relationships with other allied health professionals and organizations.




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Officers and Directors

President: Thomas Rice, MD

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center


marcy guido-posey

Secretary/Treasurer: Marcy Guido-Posey, RPSGT RST

Manager, Sleep Lab Services, Geisinger Lewistown and Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital



Board of Directors


rochelle goldberg


Past President: Rochelle Goldberg, MD, FCCP, FAASM

Diplomat, American Board of Sleep Medicine
Associate Professor, Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Thomas Jefferson University
Director, Sleep Medicine Services Main Line Health

mary ellen (mel) aderhold


Past President: Mary Ellen Aderhold, MS, RPSGT

Coordinator, Neuro-Diagnostic Unit, Reading Hospital/Tower Health

matthew anatasi

Matthew Anastasi, BS RST RPSGT

CEO and Sleep Consultant, Limina Sleep Consulting, LLC

Matthew Anastasi has served the field of Sleep Medicine as a Manager, Technologist, Author, Clinical Researcher, Conference Organizer, and Volunteer for 20 years, and is Past President and Board Member of the Pennsylvania Sleep Society.

He is also a Site Visitor and sits on the Board of Directors as Secretary/Treasurer of CAAHEP’s Committee on Accreditation for Polysomnographic Technologist Education (CoA PSG), the national accrediting body of post-secondary Polysomnography programs. 

Additionally, Matthew is the Vice-Chair of the American Association of Sleep Technologists’ (AAST) Standards and Guidelines Committee, whose mandate is to develop and update technical guidelines and competencies for sleep technologists.

Matthew is honored to have contributed to the growth of the Sleep profession through the Pennsylvania Sleep Society over the past nine years and is excited about what is to come for our field.

stephanie kohler

Stephanie Kohler, RRT PRSGT RST CCCSH

Day Technologist, Tower Health

faith luyster

Faith Luyster, PhD

Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School for Nursing


ignacio tapia

Ignacio Tapia, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia – Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania


Cynthia Marsteller, BS RRT-SDS RPSGT CCSH

Registered Polysomnographer, Reading Hospital/Tower Health


Kawish Garg, MD

Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital


Sumera Solaiman, MD

Childrens’ Hospital of Pennsylvania


Ritu Grewel, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital