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

Sarmiento KF, Folmer RL, Stepnowsky CJ, Whooley MA, Boudreau EA, Kuna ST, Atwood CW, Smith CJ, Yarbrough WC: National Expansion of Sleep Telemedicine for Veterans: The TeleSleep Program. J Clin Sleep Med 15(9): 1355-1364, 2019.

Chang Y, Xu L, Han F, Keenan BT, Kneeland-Szanto E, Zhang R, Zhang W, Yu Y, Zuo Y, Pack AI, Kuna ST: Validation of the Nox-T3 portable monitor for diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea in patients With chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. J Clin Sleep Med 15(4): 587-596, 2019.

Stephansen JB, Olesen AN, Olsen M, Ambati A, Leary EB, Moore HE, Carrillo O, Lin L, Han F, Yan H, Sun YL, Dauvilliers Y, Scholz S, Barateau L, Hogl B, Stefani A, Hong SC, Kim TW, Pizza F, Plazzi G, Vandi S, Antelmi E, Perrin D, Kuna ST, Schweitzer PK, Kushida C, Peppard PE, Sorensen HBD, Jennum P, Mignot E: Neural network analysis of sleep stages enables efficient diagnosis of narcolepsy. Nat Commun 9(1): 5229, Dec 2018.

Shulman R, Cohen DL, Grandner M, Gislason T, Pack A, Kuna S, Townsend R, Cohen J: Sleep duration and 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure in adults not on antihypertensive medications. J Clin Hypertension 20(12): 1712-1720, Dec 2018.

Feng Y, Maislin D, Keenan BT, Gislason T, Arnardottir ES, Benediktsdottir B, Chirinos C, Townsend RR, Staley B, Pack FM, Sifferman A, Pack AI, Kuna ST: Physical activity in obese and non-obese adults with obstructive sleep apnea before and following positive airway pressure treatment. J. Clin. Sleep Med. 14(10), Oct 2018.

Younes M, Kuna ST, Pack AI, Walsh J, Kushida CA, Staley B, Pien GW: Reliability of American Academy of Sleep Medicine rules for assessing sleep depth in clinical practice. J Clin Sleep Med 14(2): 205-213, Feb 2018.

Warby SC, Delfrate J, Lacourse K, Maislin F, Gehrman P, Pack AI, Younes M, Kuna ST: Heritability of spindles and spindle characteristics is influenced by spindle detection method used. 2nd International Conference on Sleep Spindling and Related Phenomena 24-26 May, 2018, Budapest, Hungary (Oral presentation) 2018.

Kuna ST, Townsend RR, Keenan B, Maislin D, Sif Arnardottir E, Gislason T, Benediktsdottir B, Gudmundsdottir S, Sifferman A, Staley B, Pack FM, Guo X, Maislin G, Chirinos J, Pack AI: Blood pressure effects of positive airway pressure treatment in obese and non-obese adults with obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep 41(Abstract Supplement): A195, 2018.

Williams C, Yaggi HK, Kuna S, Asare V: Dream enactment behavior in post-traumatic stress disorder patients. Sleep 41(Abstract Supplement): A350, 2018.

Kuna ST, Tanayapong P, Maislin G, Staley B, Pack FM, Pack AI, Younes M: Odds ratio product: A measure of sleep homeostasis following prolonged wakefulness. Sleep 41(Abstract Supplement): A83, 2018.

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