Faculty Positions


Research Interests

Dr. Kuna’s interest is in comparative effectiveness research to evaluate innovative clinical management pathways for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with obstructive sleep apnea.

Selected Publications

Foster GD, Borradaile KE, Sanders MH, Millman RP, Zammit G, Newman AB, Wadden TA, Kelley D, Wing RR, Pi-Sunyer FX, Reboussin D, Kuna ST, and The Sleep AHEAD Group of the Look AHEAD Research Group: A randomized study on the effect of weight loss on obstructive sleep apnea among patients with type 2 diabetes: The Sleep AHEAD study.  Arch Intern Med. 2009; 169 (17):1619-1626. 

Platt AB, Field SH, Asch DA, Chen Z, Patel NP, Gupta R, Roche DF, Gurubhagavatula I, Christie JD, Kuna ST: Neighborhood of residence is associated with daily adherence to CPAP therapy.  Sleep. 2009; 32(6):799-806. 

Kuna, ST, Gurubhagavatula I, Maislin G, Hin S, Hartwig KC, McCloskey S, Hachadoorian R, Hurley S, Gupta R, Staley B, Atwood CW. Non-inferiority of functional outcome in ambulatory management of obstructive sleep apnea. Amer J Respir Crit Care Med (in press).


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