Indira Gurubhagavatula, M.D., MPH

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Associate Professor of Medicine at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Division of Sleep Medicine
3624 Market Street, Suite 205
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-7772
Fax: 215-615-4875
Education:
B.A. (Biology)
Goucher College, Baltimore, MD, 1986.
B.A. (Applied Mathematics)
Goucher College, Baltimore, MD, 1986.
M.D.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 1990.
M.P.H.
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, 1994.
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Description of Research Expertise

1. Screening for obstructive sleep apnea in high risk populations
2. Sleep, sleep disorders and public health
3. Sleep disordered breathing and cardiovascular disease
3. Economics of sleep apnea screening

Description of Clinical Expertise

1. Sleep disorders medicine
2. Pulmonary medicine
3. Critical care medicine

Selected Publications

I Gurubhagavatula, LK Barger, CM Barnes, M Basner, DB Boivin, D Dawson, CL Drake, EE Flynn-Evans, V Mysliwiec, PD Patterson, KJ Reid, C Samuels, NL Shattuck, U Kazmi, G Carandang, JL Heald, HPA Van Dongen: Guiding principles for determining work shift duration and addressing the effects of work shift duration on performance, safety, and health: guidance from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society. Sleep 44(11)(11): zsab161, November 2021.

KG Johnson, SS Sullivan, V Rastegar, I Gurubhagavatula: Sleep Medicine Health-Care Worker Concerns About COVID-19: An Early Pandemic Survey. Respiratory Care 66(11): 1729-38, November 2021.

AM Das, JL Chang, M Berneking, NP Hartenbaum, M Rosekind, I Gurubhagavatula: Obstructive sleep apnea screening, diagnosis, and treatment in the transportation industry. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine 9672, September 2021.

AM Das, JL Chang, M Berneking, NP Hartenbaum, M Rosekind, K Ramar, RK Malhotra, KA Carden, JL Martin, F Abbasi-Feinberg, RN Aurora : Enhancing public health and safety by diagnosing and treating obstructive sleep apnea in the transportation industry: an American Academy of Sleep Medicine position statement. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine September 2021.

I Gurubhagavatula, LK Barger, CM Barnes, M Basner, DB Boivin, D Dawson, CL Drake, EE Flynn-Evans, V Mysliwiec, PD Patterson, KJ Reid, C Samuels, NL Shattuck, U Kazmi, G Carandang, JL Heald, HPA Van Dongen: Guiding principles for determining work shift duration and addressing the effects of work shift duration on performance, safety, and health: guidance from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine July 2021.

MA Rishi, O Ahmed, JH Barrantes Perez, M Berneking, J Dombrowsky, EE Flynn-Evans, V Santiago, SS Sullivan, R Upender, K Yuen, F Abbasi-Feinberg, RN Aurora, KA Carden, DB Kirsch, DA Kristo, RK Malhotra, JL Martin, EJ Olson, K Ramar, CL Rosen, JA Rowley, AV Shelgikar, I Gurubhagavatula: Daylight saving time: an American Academy of Sleep Medicine position statement Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine 16(10): 1781-1784, October 2020 Notes: https://doi.org/10.5664/jcsm.8780.

KG Johnson, SS Sullivan, A Nti, V Rastegar, I Gurubhagavatula: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Sleep Medicine Practices. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 2020 Sep 23:jcsm-8830. September 2020.

BS Kancherla, R Upender, JF Collen, MA Rishi, SS Sullivan, O Ahmed, M Berneking, EE Flynn-Evans, BR Peters, F Abbasi-Feinberg, RN Aurora, KA Carden, DB Kirsch, DA Kristo, RK Malhotra, JL Martin, EJ Olson, K Ramar, CL Rosen, JA Rowley, AV Shelgikar, I Gurubhagavatula: Sleep, fatigue and burnout among physicians: an American Academy of Sleep Medicine position statement. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine 16, May 2020.

B Izci-Balserak, B Zhu, I Gurubhagavatula, BT Keenan, GW Pien: A Screening Algorithm for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Pregnancy. Annals of the American Thoracic Society 16, October 2019.

I Gurubhagavatula, SS Sullivan: Screening for Sleepiness and Sleep Disorders in Commercial Drivers Sleep Medicine Clinics 14(4): 453-462, September 2019 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsmc.2019.08.002.

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