Sleep Centers of Middle Tennessee

About Us

Dr. William Noah

Founder of the Sleep Centers of Middle Tennessee

William H. Noah, MD is a board certified sleep medicine specialist and Medical Director of the Sleep Center of Middle Tennessee, accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). He is also the medical director of an Accredited Sleep Technologist Education Program (A-STEP) and a Behavioral Sleep Medicine Fellowship program.

His clinical interests in sleep medicine are principally in outcomes, which translates to compliance in positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Dr. Noah developed protocols for PAP therapy administration using cognitive behavioral therapy combined with web- based patient monitoring which achieved objectively- measured compliance rates over 80%. He has completed a study determining the incidence of OSA in collegiate football players. He is currently looking at the use of home screening in a primary care practice setting.

Dr. Noah attended medical school as well as completed his internal medicine residency and chief residency at the University of Tennessee. He completed his pulmonary fellowship at the University of Utah where he was a Parker B. Francis Research Fellow.

Dr. Brian Wind

Clinical Director at the Sleep Centers of Middle Tennessee

Dr. Brian Wind obtained his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia in 1994 and earned a Master’s degree in clinical psychology at Middle Tennessee State University in 1998. While completing his Master’s program, he began training in sleep disorders medicine with Drs. Noah and Hoelscher. In 2004 Dr. Wind obtained a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Pacific Graduate School in Palo Alto, California. Doctoral training experience includes positions held at Stanford University Department of Psychology; Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science; Vanderbilt University Department of Psychiatry; and Veteran’s Affairs Medical Centers, Palo Alto and Nashville/Murfreesboro Campuses.

Dr. Wind is currently the Clinical Director of the Sleep Center of Middle Tennessee. Additionally, he serves as the Director of the Insomnia and Parasomnia Treatment Program at the Sleep Centers. In June of 2007, Dr. Wind earned his board certification in behavioral sleep medicine from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. At the time his board certification was awarded, Dr. Wind was only the second person residing in the state of Tennessee and the ninety-third person in the United States to hold this certification. Dr. Wind is also the co-founder and Director of the Tennessee Colleague Assistance Foundation (TCAF) and serves as a consultant with the Center for Professional Excellence (CPE) in Nashville, where he specializes in the treatment of addiction. He has co-authored several articles and book chapters in the fields of behavioral medicine and personality assessment. He has received various awards during his academic and professional careers, including outstanding graduate student awards and awards for excellence in clinical research. Dr. Wind currently lives in Murfreesboro. He enjoys spending his free time with his son, boating, traveling, reading, and playing sports.