Vaishnavi Kundel (2018-2019)
HONORS AND AWARDS
ASPIRE Fellowship Award and Stipend: American Thoracic Society, San Diego, CA. May 2018, Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology Assembly Meeting. Research training program for pulmonary and sleep physician scientists as part of a collaborative effort led by major academic institutions across the country, to provide fellows with the mentorship, collaboration, and shared resources to participate in sleep-related research training over a total of 4 years.
American Thoracic Society, Washington D.C. May 2017, Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology Abstract Scholarship: Multi-Vessel Assessment of Atherosclerotic Activity in Patients with Sleep Apnea Using a Hybrid Positron Emission Tomography/Magnetic Resonance Imaging (PET/MRI)
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND LEADERSHIP
Symposium Chair: “Central Sleep Apnea in Heart Failure: To treat or Not to Treat?” Associated Professional Sleep Societies (APSS), SLEEP Conference, San Antonio, Texas, June 2019.
Invited Attendee: American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) Young Investigator Research Forum, Bethesda, MD April 2018
Editor: Resident and Fellow section of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine (JCSM) September 2017 to present
American Thoracic Society: Co-chair, Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology (SRN) Early Career Working Group: May 2019 to present
Kundel, Vaishnavi, Shah, Neomi. Impact of Portable Sleep Testing. Sleep Medicine Clinics on Social and Economic Dimensions of Sleep Disorders, March 2017
Kundel V, Trivieri MG, Karakatsanis NA, Robson PM, Mani V, Kizer JR, Kaplan R, Fayad Z, Shah N (2018) “Assessment of atherosclerotic plaque activity in patients with sleep apnea using hybrid positron emission tomography/magnetic resonance imaging (PET/MRI): a feasibility study”. Sleep and Breathing. March 2018
David M Rosen MD,* Vaishnavi Kundel MD,* Michael Rueschman MPH, Robert Kaplan PhD, Na Guo MS, James G Wilson MD, Yuan-I Min PhD, Susan Redline MD, MPH, Neomi Shah MD, MPH, MS. “Self-Reported Snoring and Cardiovascular Disease Events: Results from the Jackson Heart Study” Sleep and Breathing. February 2019
Wilson DK, Polito CC, Haber MJ, Yancey A, Martin GS, Isakov A, Anderson BJ, Kundel V, Sevransky JE. “Patient factors associated with the identification of sepsis in the ED.” AJ Emerg Med. October 2014
Seth Newman BA, Vaishnavi Kundel MD, Mika Matsuzaki PhD, Jorge R Kizer MD, Robert Kaplan PhD, Zahi Fayad PhD, Steven Shea MD,MS, Matthew Allison MD, MPH, Michael Criqui MD, Pamela L. Lutsey PhD, MPH, Robyn McClelland, PhD, Susan Redline, MD, MPH, Neomi Shah, MD, MPH, MS. “Sleep Apnea and Coronary Artery Calcium: Results from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)” (Forthcoming 2019)
Kundel, Vaishnavi, Shah, Neomi. Withdrawal of OSA Screening Regulation for Commercial Motor Vehicle Operators. CHEST Physician NetWorks. CHEST Newsletter September 2017.
Kundel, Vaishnavi, Shah, Neomi. Reforming the Sleep Apnea Care Delivery Paradigm: Sleep Center and Primary Care Integration. CHEST Newsletter March 2016
Powell, Charles; Kundel, Vaishnavi. Biologic Basis of Lung Cancer. Handbook of Lung Cancer and Other Thoracic Malignancies, September 2016.