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

Dr. Pisani is a board certified internist who specializes in pulmonary and critical care medicine. She directors the fellowship programs for the section of PCCSM. As a clinician-investigator with expertise in pulmonary, critical care, sleep medicine and chronic disease epidemiology, Dr. Pisani’s research focuses on improving the care and outcomes of critically ill patients. She holds an MPH in chronic disease epidemiology and brings this training and her research focus to her role as mentor...

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Melissa Pauline Knauert, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)

Associate Program Director, Sleep Medicine Fellowship

Research Interests

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

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; Biostatistics; Comorbidity; Geriatrics; Propensity Score; Statistics

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)

Director, Biobehavioral Laboratory, Yale School of Nursing

Principal Investigator/Director, Yale Center for sleep Disturbance in Acute & Chronic Conditions

Nancy Redeker, MSN, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN is the Beatrice Renfield Term Professor of Nursing at Yale School of Nursing and holds an appointment in the Yale Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. Her research focuses on the contributions of sleep and sleep disorders to quality of life and functional outcomes among people with chronic conditions and the efficacy and effectiveness of behavioral interventions to improve sleep and sleep-related outcomes, as...

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