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Demetrios A. Julius, M.D. established the Sleep Disorders Center of Richmond in1986 and has been its Medical Director continuously since that time. Previous to that, he had established Richmond’s first Sleep Clinic and Laboratory while he was Chief of the Psychiatry Service at the Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center. From 2009 to 2012, he also served as Medical Director of the HCA-CJW Medical Center Sleep Disorders Center. Dr. Julius is a graduate of Harvard College and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine where he also received his Psychiatry specialty training. He retired from the V.A. after 28 years of service as Chief of Psychiatry and tenured Professor. He was also Visiting Professor at the University of Virginia for many years. He is Board-Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Julius has had considerable experience and published widely in numerous fields. He has worked in substance abuse research and treatment (National Institute on Drug Abuse), in community mental health and overseas adaptation (US Embassy in Tehran, Iran), in political psychology, ethnicity, nationalism and sectarian conflict (University of Virginia) and in Sleep Medicine with some of the founders of the field.

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