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Dr. Ana Krieger

Featured on Woman to Woman on October 26, 2008.

Dr. Ana C. Krieger is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, with concurrent appointments in the Departments of Neurology and Genetic Medicine. She is a specialist in Sleep Medicine, certified by the American Board of Sleep Medicine and the former Director of the NYU Sleep Disorders Center.

Dr. Krieger holds board certification in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases, and Critical Care Medicine. She is a faculty member in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Assistant Attending
at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

Over the past 10 years, Dr. Krieger has been actively involved in patient care, in the training of sleep specialists, and in sleep disorders education. Besides her clinical activities, Dr. Krieger is the principal investigator on NIH-sponsored translational research projects investigating the mechanisms of cardiovascular disease and thrombosis in sleep apnea.

Dr. Krieger is also a Robert Wood Johnson Scholar and a Fellow and Policy Advisor at the New York Academy of Medicine. She is an active member of several medical societies and regularly contributes to efforts aiming at achieving public awareness of sleep problems and a better understanding of their multifaceted consequences and treatment alternatives.

Research Profile
Dr. Krieger is a clinician scientist, investigating mechanisms of cardiovascular disease in sleep disorders. She successfully completed a Scientist Development Award by the American Heart Association evaluating oxidative stress in patients with Cheyne-Stokes Respiration during sleep and Congestive Heart Failure. Dr. Krieger is currently funded by the National Institutes of Health for evaluating vascular thrombosis and Stroke in Sleep Apnea. She actively collaborates with many investigators in the field of sleep medicine and has contributed to multiple scientific publications and presentations.

To read a sample of Dr. Krieger's work, click here.


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