2012 Grant Recipients

2012 Physician Scientist Training Grant Recipients – Best Science

Constance Fung, MD, MSHSUniversity of California, Los Angeles
The impact of physical and sensory impairments on use of positive airway pressure therapy
Melanie Pogach, MDBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Sleep effectiveness and glucose and insulin homeostasis
Andrew Varga, MD, PhDNYU School of Medicine
Cognitive consequences of REM sleep apnea
Katherine Wilson, MDUniversity of Michigan
Sleep habits and environments for elementary school children in urban, low socioeconomic settings

2012 Physician Scientist Training Grant Recipient – Program of Distinction

Akindele Majekodumni, MDBrigham & Women's Hospital
Effects of sleep deprivation on communication in surgeons and obstetricians

2012 ABSM Junior Faculty Research Grant Recipient

David Plante, MDUniversity of Wisconsin - Madison
Hypersomnia in major depressive disorder: A high density EEG investigation

2012 Bridge to K Grant Recipients

Tiffany Joy Braley, MD, MS University of Michigan
Radiographic markers of sleep disordered breathing in multiple sclerosis
Neomi Shah, MD, MPH Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Vascular endothelial growth factor and coronary collaterals among patients with an acute myocardial infarction screened for sleep apnea

2012 Focused Projects Grant Recipients – Educational Projects

Reut Gruber, PhD McGill University
Integration of sleep education into a school based obesity prevention program
Lichaun Ye, PhD, RN Boston College
Developing and testing a sleep education program for college nursing students

2012 Focused Projects Grant Recipients – Humanitarian Projects

American Sleep Apnea AssociationWashington, D.C.
CPAP Assistance Program (CAP)
Hillfield Strathallan CollegeHamilton, Ontario
Dare to dream
Louisiana State University Health Sciences CenterShreveport, LA
Bridging treatment gaps for the un- or underinsured patients through community partnerships: a potential idea for cost effective care
University of FloridaGainesville, FL
The ‘GET there!’ program: Gas cards to enhance transportation
Yale UniversityNew Haven, CT
Computer based cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia in the chronically mentally ill

Past Recipients