Speakers

Dr. Darius Loghmanee

Darius Loghmanee, MD, FAAP, FAASM

Sleep Specialist
Advocate Health Care, Chicago, IL

Dr. Loghmanee is the Director of the Advocate Children’s Sleep Network at Advocate Children’s Hospital.  Dr. Loghmanee received his medical degree from the University at Buffalo School of Medicine. He did his postgraduate training at Rush University Medical Center where he completed a combined residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and trained as a fellow in the Sleep Disorders Center.

After his training he spent seven years at the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago where he evaluated and treated children with control of breathing and sleep disorders as the Associate Director of the Sleep Medicine Center. Recruited to the Advocate Medical Group to build the pediatric sleep service line, Dr. Loghmanee started four pediatric sleep labs and has systematized collaborations with primary care providers, pulmonologists, ear, nose, and throat surgeons, dentists, occupational therapists, myofunctional therapists, psychologists, faith based organizations, schools, and community groups in efforts to optimize sleep health in children and adolescents.


Dr. Kevin Boyd

Kevin Boyd, DDS, M.Sc.

Pediatric Dentist & Nutritionist
Dentistry for Children and Families, Chicago, IL

Kevin Boyd is a board-certified pediatric dentist practicing in Chicago.  He is also an attending instructor in the residency-training program in Pediatric Dentistry at Lurie Children’s Hospital where he additionally serves as a dental consultant to the Sleep Medicine service.

Prior to completing his dental degree from Loyola University’s Chicago College of Dentistry in 1986, he obtained an advanced degree (M.Sc.) in Human Nutrition from Michigan State University where his research interests were focused on unhealthy eating, dental caries, obesity and diabetes.  Kevin attended the University of Iowa for his post-graduate residency training where he received a Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry in 1988. Dr. Boyd has served on the teaching faculties of the University of Illinois College of Dentistry, the University of Michigan’s College of Dentistry, the University of Chicago Hospital, Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center and Michael Reese Hospital as an attending clinical instructor.

He is currently completing pre-requisite course work in Biological Anthropology at Northeastern Illinois University in preparation for graduate study and research in the newly emerging discipline of Evolutionary Medicine.  His clinical focus is centered upon prevention of oral and systemic disease through promotion of healthy breathing and eating; his primary research interest is in the area of infant/early childhood feeding practices and how they impact palatal-facial development, naso-respiratory competence and neuro-cognitive development. He is currently a visiting Scholar at U.Pennsylvania doing research in the areas of anthropology and orthodontics.


Dr. Edmund Lipskis

Edmund Lipskis, DDS, MS

Dental Sleep Medicine
The Center for Integrative Orthodontics, St. Charles, IL

Dr. Edmund Lipskis has over 2000 hours of post-graduate education in the fields of orthodontics, TMJ dysfunction, sleep related breathing disorders and chronic pain therapies. He has traveled worldwide to study with some of the leaders in these fields. His commitment to learning continues today.

Dr. Lipskis is a Diplomate of the American Board of Craniofacial Pain. He is also a fellow in the International Association or Orthodontics.

Dr. Lipskis has lectured internationally on the Phase Two treatment  (via orthodontics) of chronic pain individuals.  Drs. Ed and Lynn host a course on Phase Two Treatment for TMD patients in their office on an annual basis.

He is well versed in all phases of orthodontics, including Damon passive ligation, Invisalign, and my functional orthodontics. Dr. Lipskis believes that orthodontics is an opportunity to take advantage of an individual’s growth potential to maximize the esthetic outcome. He not only straightens teeth, he works to create beautiful, functional faces.

As co-founder of St. Charles Family Dentistry Ltd. and the TMJ and Sleep Therapy Centre of Chicago, Dr. Ed has extensive knowledge in all phases of dentistry. He enjoys helping people to realize their goal of a beautiful healthy smile.