2013 Grant Recipients

2013 Strategic Research Grant Recipients

Martica Hall, PhDUniversity of Pittsburgh
Quantifying the diagnostic and therapeutic utility of wrist actigraphy in insomnia
Dennis Hwang, MD Southern California Permanente Medical Group
Impact of interactive web-based response programs on CPAP adherence
Jennifer Martin, PhD University of California, Los Angeles
Wrist actigraphy in the assessment of hypersomnia

2013 Physician Scientist Research Grant Recipients – Best Science

Brendan Lucey, MDWashington University in St. Louis
Sleep and preclinical Alzheimer’s disease
Rachel Salas, MDJohns Hopkins
Neurophysiological mechanisms underlying the sleep and migrane association

2013 Physician Scientist Training Grant Recipient – Program of Distinction

Kiran Maski, MDBoston Children's Hospital
Impact of sleep disordered breathing on memory processing ability in children

2013 ABSM Junior Faculty Research Grant Recipients

Kathleen Sarmiento, MD, MPHTMSan Diego VA/University of California, San Diego
Effect of continuous positive airway pressure therapy for obstructive sleep apnea on PTSD symptoms
Ignacio Tapia, MDChildren's Hospital of Philadelphia
Mechanisms of behavioral and cognitive dysfunction in children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome

2013 Bridge to K Grant Recipients

Rashmi Nisha Aurora, MD Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Obstructive sleep apnea, postprandial glucose, and glycemic variability in type 2 diabetes
Judith Carroll, PhDUniversity of California, Los Angeles
Late life sleep disturbances: Effects of cell stress, telomerase, and inflammation

2013 Focused Projects Grant Recipients – Educational Projects

Jennifer Accardo, MD Kennedy Krieger Institute
Use of an educational story to prepare children with developmental disabilities for overnight polysomnography
Vineet Arora, MD University of Chicago
SIESTA (Sleep for Inpatients: Educating Staff to Act)

2013 Focused Projects Grant Recipients – Humanitarian Projects

Lori Elmore-Staton, MD Mississippi State University
Creating a Restful Environment (CARE)
Jeanne M. Wallace, MD Olive View - UCLA Education and Research Institute
A Satellite Clinic to Improve Sleep Medicine Service Access for an Underserved Population in a Geographically Remote Area of LA County

Past Recipients