Claude Albertario, RST, RPSGT is Sleep Lab Specialist at the Weill Cornell Medicine Pediatric Sleep Center. He received his undergraduate training in Psychobiology at SUNY College at Purchase. Albertario began his career in Sleep Medicine in 1984 at Dr. Elliot Weitzman’s Institute of Chronobiology at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. Albertario obtained his RPSGT credential in 1990 (474), and received the RST credential in 2011 (#100). As an early advocate of digital recording methods, Albertario spearheaded an effort at the Winthrop University Hospital to become the first accredited, paperless sleep center in the world. He helped form the New York State Society of Sleep Medicine in 1998, helping to codify polysomnography into NYS law. His research interests revolve around his invention, z-ratio, (z-eeg.com) a unified metric of sleep/wake, and has delivered national and international presentations. He has previously served on the AASM Scoring Manual Committee (ver 2.5.) Albertario serves on both the Adult and Pediatric ISR panels as well as on the ABSM RST Exam Development Committee. Albertario has sleep apnea, for which he successfully manages with CPAP.