2011 Grant Recipients

2011 ABSM Junior Faculty Research Grant Recipient

Neomi Shah, MD, MPHMontefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Obstructive sleep apnea in the Hispanic community health study/study of Latinos

2011 Physician Scientist Training Grant Recipient – Program of Distinction

Karim Awad, MDBrigham & Women's Hospital
Effects of CPAP on exercise capacity, nutritional intake, and leptin/ghrelin

2011 Physician Scientist Training Grant Recipients – Best Science

Amy Amara, MD, PhDUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham
The effects of lower and high frequency unilateral STN DBS on sleep in Parkinson’s Disease
Jonathan Lipton, MD, PhDChildren's Hospital Boston
The Tsc/m TOR pathway regulates the mammalian circadian clock
Roneil Malkani, MDNorthwestern University
Effect of a structured physical activity program on sleep quality and sleepiness in Parkinson’s Disease

2011 Strategic Research Grant Recipients

Marina Hinojosa-Kurtzberg, PhDBiomedical Research & Education Foundation of Southern Arizona
Effect of prolonging sleep duration on body weight
Jan Polak, MD, PhDJohns Hopkins University
Effects of endothelien-1 antagonists in metabolic dysfunction induced by intermittent hypoxia in a mouse model

2011 Focused Projects Grant Recipient – Educational Projects

Jose Chocano, MDEastern Virginia Medical School
iSLEEP – Interactive sleep education program for medical students and pediatric residents

2011 Focused Projects Grant Recipient – Humanitarian Projects

Case Western Reserve UniversityCleveland, OH
Improving the sleep of children victimized by violence
Its Your Life FoundationCorpus Christi, TX
Project NIGHTS
Sleeping Children Around the WorldToronto, Canada
2011/12 Bedkit Distribution
Sweet Dreamzzz Inc.Detroit, MI
Early Childhood Sleep Program

Past Recipients