Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)
sleep breathing problems;obstructive sleep apnea;insomnia; narcolepsy; sleep disorders in women; pediatric sleep disorders.
Meir Kryger, MD, FRCPC, joined the Yale School of Medicine and the staff of VA Connecticut Health System, November 2011. Previously he was the Director of Sleep Research and Education at Gaylord Sleep Medicine, in Wallingford, Connecticut, and before that he was a professor of medicine, at the University of Manitoba and Director of the Sleep Disorders Centre at St. Boniface Hospital Research Centre. This was the first clinical laboratory to study patients with sleep breathing problems in Canada. Dr. Kryger has published more than 200 research articles and book chapters. He is the chief editor of the most widely used text book in sleep medicine, The Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine, which is currently in its fifth edition. He is also the author of A Woman's Guide to Sleep Disorders. His recent books published in 2009 are A Good Night’s Sleep, in 2010 the Atlas of Clinical Sleep Medicine, and in 2011 Kryger’s Sleep Medicine Review. Dr. Kryger was the first to diagnose and report obstructive sleep apnea in North America.
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