Michael S. Aldrich, M.D., founded the University of Michigan Sleep Disorders Center in 1985. During the next 15 years, he brought the Center to national prominence based on highest standards for patient care, professional education, and sleep research. A pioneer in the field of sleep medicine, Dr. Aldrich was renowned for seminal contributions to knowledge about narcolepsy, excessive daytime sleepiness, and other sleep-related problems. He was a consummate educator and model clinician.
The Michael S. Aldrich Sleep Disorders Laboratory contains 10 private bedrooms equipped with modern equipment for digital polysomnography. More than 3,000 nocturnal studies are performed each year. The Laboratory is located on the 7th floor of the Med Inn Building, which connects to University Hospital and also C.S. Mott Children's Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital. Studies are performed 7 days per week.