Melissa Pauline Knauert MD, PhD

Instructor in Medicine (Pulmonary); Associate Program Director, Sleep Medicine Fellowship

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Sleep Medicine

Research Interests

Sleep deprivation in critically ill patients; noise and light reduction in the hospital environment; sleep disordered breathing in pregnant women more...


  • Sc.B., Brown University, 1996
  • Ph.D., Yale University, 2005
  • M.D., Yale School of Medicine, 2006

Selected Publications

  • Knauert M, Yaggi H, Redeker N, Murphy TE, Araujo KL, Pisani MA: Feasibility study of unattended polysomnography in medical intensive care unit patients. Heart and Lung 2014, In Press.
  • Argento AC, Kim A, Knauert MP, Boffa D, Siegel M, Jafari B, Puchalski JT: Recurrent Hydrothorax and Surgical Diaphragmatic Repair: Report of 2 Cases and Review of the Literature. J Broncho Intervent Pulmonol 2014, 21(2):150-153.
  • Knauert M, Vangala S, Haslip M, Lee PJ: Therapeutic applications of carbon monoxide. Oxidative medicine and cellular longevity 2013, 2013:360815.



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