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Education and Training
Medical Degree: Instituto Tecnologico de Santo Domingo. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Residency: Internal Medicine, Temple University Hospital. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Temple University Hospital. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Medical degree at Instituto Tecnologico de Santo Domingo, located in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Residency in Internal Medicine followed by fellowship training in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Sleep-disordered breathing; chronic respiratory failure; sleep medicine; weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation; non-invasive ventilation in chronic respiratory failure and neuromuscular disease; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Geiger-Brown JM, Rogers VE, Liu W, Ludeman EM, Downton KD, Diaz-Abad M. Cognitive behavioral therapy in persons with comorbid insomnia: A meta-analysis. Sleep Med Rev. 2015 Oct;23:54-67.
Diaz-Abad M, Chatila W, Lammi MR, Swift I, D'Alonzo GE, Krachman SL. Determinants of CPAP Adherence in Hispanics with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Sleep Disord. 2014 Epub Feb 5.
Diaz-Abad M, Verceles AC, Brown JE, Scharf SM. Sleep disordered breathing may be under-recognized in patients who wean from prolonged mechanical ventilation. Respir Care. 2012 Feb;57(2):229-37
Kauffman KS, Doede M, Diaz-Abad M, Scharf SM, Bell-Farrell W, Rogers VE, Geiger-Brown J. Experience of insomnia, symptom attribution and treatment preferences in individuals with moderate to severe COPD: a qualitative study. Patient Prefer Adherence. 2014 Dec 10;8:1699-704.
Clinical Specialty Details
Director, Sleep Medicine Fellowship Program, University of Maryland Medical Center
Director, Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program, University of Maryland Medical Center
Co-Director, Maryland ALS Clinic, University of Maryland Medical Center
Co-Director, Ventilator Weaning Program, University of Maryland Medical Center