Style Guidelines for In Memoriam

These guidelines are offered for preparation of memorial statements submitted for the publication of In Memoriam. Decisions to publish memorials are at the discretion of the National Sleep Foundation. All memorials are edited to clarify content that is unintentionally ambiguous and to maintain the style guidelines set forth below.

Word length:  Limit of 750 words (two pages, single-spaced, and typed)

Font:  Times New Roman, 12 pt.

Margins:  top 1.0, bottom 1.0, left 1.25, right 1.25

Heading:  Each memorial heading should be centered, for example:

Full Name (14 pt)
Academic Title (if applicable)
Academic Institution (if applicable)
Birth Date - Death Date

Picture:  Include a digital picture if available.

Authors:  Authors are listed at the end of the piece and their titles are omitted.

Email it to using subject line “Sleep Health Journal – In Memoriam submission.”