Recently sworn in as the administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Mark Rosekind, PhD, has a background in sleep science. The Detroit News reports on some of challenges Rosekind faces.

“There is no question that this is an agency that is under-resourced,” said Mark Rosekind, who was a member of the National Transportation Safety Board. He said he will use all the tools available to ensure compliance with auto safety mandates, but believes the agency’s staffing needs to “go far beyond” what he thought before his appointment.