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Teamet fra Island

Somnify started initially in Iceland as -Betri svefn- and was founded by Erla Björnsdottir, a clinical psychologist, and two medical doctors Gunnar Jóhannsson and Steindór Ellertsson. They recieved great results for their Icelandic patients and are exited to start helping other people as well

Erla Björnsdóttir (f.1982) is a clinical psychologist with a PhD in sleep medicine from the University of Iceland. Erla has specialized in cognitive behavioral treatment of insomnia and her main research focus has up been on the comorbidity of sleep apnea and insomnia. Erla has published papers in international sleep journals and is writing a book for the general population is Iceland about sleep and sleep disorders. Erla gives 50-60 interviews about sleep in newspapers, TV and radio in Iceland each year and is widely used as a speaker. Erla has supervised students for bachelor and master projects at both the University of Iceland and The university of Reykjavík. Erla is the CEO of -Betri svefn- in Iceland. Additionally, Erla is teaching at the University of Iceland and treating insomnia at her private clinic in Iceland.

Harald Hrubos-Strom

Harald Hrubos-Strøm, MD, PhD, Somnologist (f. 1975) er lege uteksaminert ved Universitetet i Bergen i 2003. Han har siden 2005 vært ansatt ved Akershus Universitetssykehus som søvnforsker og lege. Han har mottatt pris for Fremragende forskning i 2012 og forsvarte doktorgraden «Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Community-Dwelling Adults» i 2013. Per august 2015 arbeider han som lege ved Øre- Nese- Halsavdelingen og prosjektleder for forskningsprosjektet -Akershus Sleep Apnea Diagnostics and Treatment Evaluation-.

Som bierverv har Hrubos-Strøm siden 2010 vært ansvarlig lege ved Oslo Søvnsenter. Senteret drives i samarbeid med Bergen Søvnsenter initiert av Professor Dr. Med. Bjørn Bjorvatn. Sentrene behandler hovedsakelig andre søvnlidelser enn obstruktiv søvnapné. Hrubos-Strøm er også kasserer i den norske søvnforskningsforeningen og akkreditert Europeisk Søvnspesialist, såkalt Somnologist.