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Hello! – My name is Mary Ellen Aderhold. I received both my Bachelors and my Masters in Health Administration from the University of Saint Francis. As a registered polysomnographer and a respiratory therapist, I have clinical experience that spans more than 20 years in duration.

In my current position, I am the Supervisor of the Reading Hospital Neurodiagnostic Unit, which includes the sleep center, pulmonary function and pulmonary rehabilitation laboratories as well as the electroencephalography department. In addition to my regular work schedule, I have also taught online classes at the University of Saint Francis for 3 years.

My favorite past time is spending time with my husband, children, and grandchildren. They are what gives my life purpose. During my quiet and spare time, I like to read. I read a variety of books, those required readings for school/work, and readings for enjoyment. Authors like James Patterson, Patricia Cornwell, and James Grippano are a few that write to my liking.

I am looking forward to an exciting year of interacting with the PA Sleep Society and all of its members in order to help our members and the residents of our state in promoting sleep wellness. We are in the process of setting up another annual conference with accomplished speakers across a range of sleep-related disciplines. This year the PA Sleep Society has an awesome line up of speakers for the annual conference and I look forward to seeing you all there.


Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail”.                             Ralph Waldo Emerson


mary ellen (mel) aderholdSincerely,
Mary Ellen Aderhold

President of the Pennsylvania Sleep Society