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

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.

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, 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.

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.

Granberg RE, Heyer A, Gehrman PR, Gunter PW, Hoff NA, Guth A, Kayser MS, Kuna S, Frasso R: Patient and Provider Experiences with CBT-I Administered In-Person or via Telemedicine: A Randomized Non-Inferiority Trial. Cogent Psychology 9(1), February 2022.

Imayama I, Gupta A, Yen PS, Chen YF, Keenan B, Townsend RR, Chirinos JA, Weaver FM, Carley DW, Kuna ST, Prasad B: Socioeconomic status impacts blood pressure response to positive airway pressure treatment. J Clin Sleep Med 18(5): 1287-1295, 2022.

Gerardy B, Tomson H, Kuna ST, Pack AI, Walsh JK, Kushida CA, Younes M: A paradigm for testing the accuracy of digital sleep staging systems. Sleep 2022.

Younes M, Gerardy B, Pack AI, Kuna ST, Castro-Diehl C, Redline S: Sleep architecture based on sleep depth and propensity: Patterns in different demographics and sleep disorders and association with health outcomes. Sleep 45(6): zsac059. doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsac059, 2022.

Thorarinsdottir EH, Janson C, Aspelund T, Benediktsottir B, Juliusson S, Gislasson T, Kuna ST, Pack AI, Keenan BT: Different components of excessive daytime sleepiness and the change with positive airway pressure in obstructive sleep apnea patients - results from the Icelandic Sleep Apnea Cohort (ISAC). J Sleep Res 31(3): e13528. doi: 10.1111/jsr.13528, 2022.

Imayama I, Balserak BI, Gupta A, Munoz T, Srimoragot M, Keenan BT, Kuna ST, Prasad B: Racial differences in functional and sleep outcomes with positive airway pressure treatment. Diagnostics (Basel) 11(12): 2176. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics11122176, Nov 2021.

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