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Four Ph.D. students presented their research at the 2017 Sleep & Symptom Research Symposium April 28 at Yale School of Nursing.

  • Alexa Watach (Ph.D. candidate): “A pilot study of obesity and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in adolescents: Executive function, sleep, and physical activity outcomes”
  • Hyunju Yang (Ph.D. candidate): “Diurnal variation of cytokines and its relationship with symptom expression in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)”
  • Hyunju Yang and Alexa Watach (with Miranda Varrasse, Ph.D. candidate, University of Pennsylvania): “Clinical trial enrollment enrichment in resource-constrained research environments: Multivariable apnea prediction index (MAP) in SCIP-PA trial”
  • Bruno Saconi (Ph.D. student), Alexa Watach, and Hyunju Yang: “Coping processes and CPAP use among adults with obstructive sleep apnea”