Dr. Robert Oexman

Director of the Sleep to Live Institute

Robert Oexman, D.C., is Director of the Sleep to Live Institute in Joplin, Mo. He oversees the Institute’s research studies, particularly the impact of the sleep environment on quality of sleep. At the Institute, Dr. Oexman helped develop bedMATCH, a patented system using 6 million people profiles, 18 statistical measurements and over 1,000 calculations to assist consumers in determining the best mattress and pillow options for their body type.

He received his Chiropractic degree and was in private practice for four years before joining Leggett & Platt, Inc. While there, Dr. Oexman developed and managed an ergonomic research center focused on bedding, furniture and automotive seating.

Dr. Oexman has worked on research projects at major universities across the U.S. He also lectures nationally and internationally on the topic of sleep and how the environment impacts sleep. He received his Doctor of Chiropractic from Cleveland Chiropractic College in Kansas City, and his Master of Business Administration from Missouri State University. Dr. Oexman is a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Missouri State Chiropractic Association. He received his postgraduate training at the Sleep Medicine Center in Stanford, Calif.