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Amy Marie Ahasic, MD, MPH, FCCP

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)

Research Interests

Aging; Critical Care; Delirium; Epidemiology; Obesity; Occupational Medicine; Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult; Pulmonary Medicine; Sepsis; Environmental Medicine; Acute Lung Injury

Amy M. Ahasic, MD, MPH, has been a member of the Pulmonary and Critical Care faculty since 2010. In outpatient practice, Dr. Ahasic has specialized in occupational lung disease, bronchiectasis, and general pulmonary disease. She currently precepts our PCCSM fellows in their continuity clinic. In the inpatient setting, she specializes in adult critical care including acute lung injury and sepsis. Dr. Ahasic is board-certified in occupational and environmental medicine, pulmonary medicine, and...

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Margaret Ann Pisani, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary) and of Nursing

Program Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship

Co-Director Sleep in the ICU Task Force

Research Interests

Critical Care; Delirium; Geriatrics; Pleural Diseases; Sleep Deprivation; Epidemiologic Research Design

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Kathleen M Akgün, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)

Research Interests

Aging; Critical Care; Epidemiology; HIV; Intensive Care Units; Terminal Care; Veterans; Pulmonary Medicine; Immunocompromised Host; Palliative Medicine

Kathleen Akgün, MD, MS, has been a member of the Pulmonary and Critical Care faculty since she completed her fellowship in 2008. Dr. Akgün is board-certified in pulmonary medicine, critical care medicine and hospice and palliative care medicine. Her outpatient practice is primarily at VA-Connecticut (West Haven and Newington campuses) where she specializes in general pulmonary diseases. She also supervises Yale PCCSM fellows in their VA continuity clinic. Her inpatient practice is at both VA...

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Charles Sun Dela Cruz, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary) and of Microbial Pathogenesis

Research Interests

Respiratory Tract Infections; Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive

Dr. Dela Cruz completed his research training through an MD/PhD program in the area of immunology and virology from University of Toronto and Yale. Clinically, he is trained in internal medicine, and specializes in pulmonary and critical care medicine and is currently an Assistant Professor at Yale University in the same department. His laboratory is interested in studying the pathogenesis of inflammation, injury and repair in the lung using genetically modified animals. This has allowed the...

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Shyoko Honiden, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)

Associate Program Director, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Program

Research Interests

Clinical Trials as Topic; Hyperglycemia; Hypothermia, Induced; Intensive Care Units; Lung; Liver Failure, Acute

Shyoko Honiden MD, MSc is a member of the Pulmonary and Critical Care section and Winchester Chest Clinic. She joined as faculty in 2007, and has a focus on medical education, quality improvement as well as in the complex care of critical care patients in the medical intensive care unit. She is board-certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, as well as critical care medicine.

Dr. Honiden earned her undergraduate degree at Stanford University with a major in Human Biology with a focus...

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Melissa Pauline Knauert, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)

Associate Program Director, Sleep Medicine Fellowship

Research Interests

Critical Care; Noise; Pregnancy; Respiration; Sleep; Sleep Deprivation; Sleep Disorders; Pulmonary Medicine; Critical Illness

Dr. Knauert received her MD and PhD degrees from the Yale University School of Medicine. She completed an internal medicine residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and pulmonary, critical care and sleep fellowships at Yale University School of Medicine. She joined the PCCSM faculty in 2013. Currently she is a Pepper and YCCI Scholar with research interests focused on acute sleep deprivation in the ICU, atypical ICU sleep, and ICU circadian disruption. She attends in the...

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Peter S. Marshall, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)

Medical Director, Medical Step-Down Unit YSC Yale-New Haven Hospital

Medical Director, Respiratory Care - Yale-New Haven Hospital

Associate Medical Director, InSight Tele-ICU - Yale-New Haven Health

Research Interests

Hypothermia, Induced; Outcome Assessment (Health Care); Venous Thromboembolism

I attended Yale College from 1987 - 1991 and then completed medical school at the University of Connecticut in 1995. I returned to New Haven in 1995 to begin an internship in Internal Medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital and completed residency training in 1998.

After leaving Yale-New Haven Hospital I spent four years at the Hospital of Saint Raphael teaching in the Internal Medicine program as one of the Medical Directors. I returned to Yale in 2002 to begin fellowship training in Pulmonary &...

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Jonathan Meiss Siner, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)

Medical Director - Medical Intensive Care Unit, Yale-New Haven Hospital

Research Interests

Intensive Care Units; Pulmonary Medicine; Sepsis; Translational Medical Research

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