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Christine Won

MD, MSc, BA
Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary); Medical Director, Yale Centers for Sleep Medicine; Director, Women's Sleep Health Program

Research Summary

Dr. Won's research focuses on sex differences in sleep disordered breathing and hypersomnia disorders. She is interested in the social and biological underpinnings of sex differences in the presentation and treatment outcomes of women with obstructive sleep apnea. She is also interested in the different sleep disordered breathing phenotypes affecting men and women.

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Research Interests

Sleep Wake Disorders; Women's Health; Sleep Apnea, Obstructive

Selected Publications

  • Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome: An Impending Epidemic.Won, CH. Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome: An Impending Epidemic. Clinical Pulmonary Medicine. 20(1):36-42, January 2013
  • Intracranial hypertension caused by obstructive sleep apnea and obesity hypoventilation syndrome.Won CH, Kirsch C. Intracranial hypertension caused by obstructive sleep apnea and obesity hypoventilation syndrome. Chest. 2006;130(4)345-6.