Samuel T. Kuna, MD

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Emeritus Professor of Medicine
Member, Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology
Staff Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
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

Thorarinsdottir EH, Pack AI, Gislason T, Kuna ST, Penzel T, Yun Li Q, Cistulli PA, Magalang UJ, McArdle N, Singh B, Janson C, Aspelund T, Younes M, de Chazal P, Tufik S, Keenan BT: Polysomnographic characteristics of excessive daytime sleepiness phenotypes in obstructive sleep apnea: results from the international sleep apnea global interdisciplinary consortium. Sleep 47(4): zsae035. doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsae035, Apr 2024.

Xu L, Yi H, Pi M, Zhang C, Keenan BT, Glick HA, Dong X, Pack AI, Han F, Kuna ST: Telemedicine management of obstructive sleep apnea disorder in China: a randomized, controlled, non-inferiority trial. Sleep Breath Page: doi: 10.1007/s11325-024-02994-6, Jan 2024.

Gerardy B, Kuna ST, Pack A, Kushida CA, Walsh JK, Staley B, Pien GW, Younes M: An approach for determining the reliability of manual and digital scoring of sleep stages. Sleep 46(11): zsad248. doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsad248, Nov 2023.

Thorarinsdottir E, Gislason T, Pack A, Kuna S, Penzel T, Li QY, Han F, Cistulli P, Magalang U, McArdle N, Singh B, Keenan B: Evaluation of excessive daytime sleepiness in obstructive sleep apnea across international sleep centers. Sleep 46(8): zsac271. doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsac271, Aug 2023.

Saconi B, Kuna ST, Polomano RC, Compton PA, Keenan BT, Sawyer AM: Chronic pain is common and worsens daytime sleepiness, insomnia and quality of life in veterans With obstructive sleep apnea. J Clin Sleep Med 19(6): 1121-1132, June 2023.

An J, Glick HA, Sawyer AM, Arguelles J, Bae CJ, Keenan BT, Kuna ST, Maislin G, Mazzotti DR, Pack AI, Shi JM, Watach AJ, Hwang D: Association between positive airway pressure adherence and healthcare costs among individuals with obstructive sleep apnea. Chest 163(6): 1543-1554, June 2023.

An J, Hwang D, Sawyer AM, Arguelles J, Bae CJ, Chen A, Kennan BT, Kuna ST, Maislin G, Mazzotti DR, Pack AI, Shi JM, Watach AJ, Glick HA.: Cost-Effectiveness of a 3-Year Tele-Messaging for Positive Airway Pressure Use. Amer J Managed Care 29(5): 256-263, May 2023.

Goldschmied JR, Kuna ST, Maislin G, Tanalyapong P, Pack AI, Younes M: The sleep homeostatic response to sleep deprivation in humans is heritable. Sleep 46(3): zsac314. doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsac314, Mar 2023.

Pak VM, Maislin D, Keenan BT, Guo X, Townsend R, Benediktsdottir B, Pack AI, Gislason T, Kuna ST: Obesity does not modify the effect of CPAP on insulin resistance in adults with OSA. ERJ Open Research 9(2), March 2023.

Bakker JP, Ross M, Cerny A, Vasko R, Shaw E, Kuna S, Magalang UJ, Punjabi NM, Anderer P: Scoring sleep with artificial intelligence enables quantification of sleep study ambiguity: Hypnodensity based on multiple expert scorers and auto-scoring. Sleep 46(2): zsac154. doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsac154, Feb 2023.

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