Samuel T. Kuna, MD

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Professor of Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center
Sleep Medicine Section(111P)
3900 Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 823-4400
Fax: (215) 823-5194
Muhlenberg College (Biology), 1970.
Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons , 1974.
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Selected Publications

Pak VM, Maislin DG, Keenan BT, Townsend R, Benediktsdottir B, Dunbar SB, Pack AI, Gislason T, Kuna ST : Changes in sleepiness and 24-hour blood pressure following 4 months of CPAP treatment are not mediated by ICAM-1. Sleep and Breathing 25(3): 1495-1502, Sep 2021.

Gehrman P, Gunter P, Findley J, Frasso R, Weljie AM, Kuna ST, Kayser MS: Randomized non-inferiority trial of telehealth delivery of cognitive behavioral treatment of insomnia compared to in-person care. J Clin Psychiatry 82(5), Aug 24 2021.

Xu L, Xie D, Griffin KS, Staley B, Wang Y, Nichols DA, Benca RM, Pack AI, Redline S, Walsh JK, Kushida C, Kuna ST: Objective adherence to dental device versus positive airway pressure treatment in adults with obstructive sleep apnea. J Sleep Res 30(4), Aug 2021.

Li S, Xu L, Dong X, Zhang X, Keenan BT, Han F, Bi T, Chang Y, Yu Y, Zhou B, Pack AI, Kuna ST: Home sleep apnea testing in adults with chronic heart failure. J Clin Sleep Med 17(7): 1453-1463, Jul 1 2021.

Bishop TM, Walsh P, Stecker T, Speed KJ, Ashrafioun L, Stepnowsky C, Kuna ST, Pigeon WR: Single session CBT to improve PAP initiation and adherence among veterans with OSA. Sleep 44(Suppl 2): A172, May 2021.

Pak VM, Maislin DG, Keenan BT, Townsend RR, BenediktsdĂłttir BB, Guo X, Pack AI, Gislason T, Kuna ST: Obesity modifies the effect of CPAP treatment on plasma IL-6 levels in adults with obstructive sleep apnea. Amer J Respir Crit Care Med 203: A4743, May 2021.

Gunter P, Gehrman P, Findley J, Kayser M, Kuna S, Frasso R : Patient and provider experiences with CBT-I administered in-person or via telemedicine. Sleep 44(Suppl 2): A317, May 2021.

Pak V, Maislin D, Keenan B, Townsend R, Benediktsdottir B, Guo X, Pack A, Gislason T, Kuna S: Obesity does not modify the effect of 4 months of CPAP on leptin or adiponectin. Sleep 44(Suppl 2): A179-180, May 2021.

Chang YHA, Folmer RL, Shasha B, Shea JA, Sarmiento K, Stepnowsky CJ, Lim D, Pack A, Kuna ST: Barriers and facilitators to implementations of a novel web-based sleep apnea management platform. Sleep 44(4), Apr 9 2021.

Goldschmied JR, Lacourse K, Delfrate J, Gehrman P, Pack FM, Staley B, Pack AI, Younes M, Kuna ST, Warby SC: Spindles are highly heritable as identified by different spindle detectors Sleep 44(4), Apr 9 2021.

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Last updated: 09/18/2021
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