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  • Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary); Program Director, Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, Dept Clinical: Internal Medicine

    MD, Yale School of Medicine, 2006; PhD, Yale University, 2005; ScB, Brown University, 1996
    Research Interests
    • Critical Care
    • Delirium
    • Noise
    • Respiration
    • Sleep
    • Sleep Deprivation
    • Sleep Wake Disorders
    • Pulmonary Medicine
    • Critical Illness
    Dr. Knauert received her MD and PhD degrees from the Yale 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. She has been a Pepper, YCCI and Doris Duke Scholar. Her research interests are focused on acute sleep deprivation in the ICU, atypical ICU sleep, and ICU circadian disruption.