Co-Investigators

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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

Clinical Interests

Asthma; Lung Diseases; Tuberculosis

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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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Terrence E. Murphy, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics)

Research Interests

Aging; Bayes Theorem; Geriatrics; Comorbidity; Statistics; Biostatistics; Propensity Score

Dr. Murphy is a member of the biostatistics staff of the Program on Aging. With twelve years experience in the design and manufacture of clinical instrumentation and advanced training in engineering statistics, he is interested in the application of engineering tools to research on aging. Current areas of investigation include multivariate statistics for characterization of multiple co–morbidity, robust design techniques for assessing the tradeoffs of multiple medication use, and the use of...

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Nancy Schmieder Redeker, RN, FAHA, FAAN

Beatrice Renfield Term Professor of Nursing and Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)

Nancy Redeker, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN is a professor and Associate Dean of Scholarly Affairs at Yale University School of Nursing. Her research focuses on sleep and sleep disorders and their consequences among adults who have chronic comorbid medical conditions. Her work has included studies of sleep disorders and their consequences among patients who have cardiovascular disorders, including heart failure and ischemic heart disease, and investigations of sleep in adult acute and critical care...

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