Patricia M. Braga

  • Employment:

    2017 to present: Director of Education, AADSM
    2012 to 2019: DSM Liaison Allina-United Lung & Sleep Clinic
    2008 to 2019: Sleep Medicine of Minnesota
    1983 to 2018: Owner multidisciplinary dental practice

  • Professional History
    AADSM Educational Development:
    • Mastery Program of Standardized DSM Education
    • Team Training

    Publication:
    • Sheats et al, Management of Side Effects of Oral Appliance Therapy
    for Sleep-Disordered Breathing. JDSM. 04. 111-125. 10.15331/
    jdsm.6746.

    Recognition:
    • Women in Dentistry Award
    • Fellow, International College of Craniomandibular Orthopedics
    • Diplomate, American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine, ABDSM

    Experience:
    • Allina Health System Sleep Health Protocols Committee
    • American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine, ABDSM
    • AADSM Dental Sleep Medicine Staff Education Courses-Chairman
    • AADSM Accreditation Committee, AADSM-Chairman
    • AADSM Consensus Committee on Side Effects of OAT
    • AADSM Ethics Committee

    Lectures:
    • Mastery Program: 2018, 2019, 2020
    • Team Training Program: 2016, 2017, 2020
    • AADSM, National Meeting: 2014, 2015, 2016
    • Minnesota Sleep Society: 2016
    • SomnoMed Users Conference: 2015
    • Numerous local in-service presentation to sleep centers.

  • Education:
    University of Minnesota Dental School, Valedictorian
    College of St. Catherine, Minnesota, Valedictorian