AASM Membership Sections Newsletter Issue #2
American Academy
of Sleep Medicine
their sleep centers. The delivery of sleep services will
certainly metamorphose over the next few years as
the strategies that we use, by choice or mandate, to
diagnose and treat sleep apnea evolve in the growing
efforts to trim the healthcare costs of providing care
to an increasingly recognized disease.
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Kathe G. Henke, PhD
Dr. Henke is the Laboratory Director of the Sleep Disor-
ders Center of Virginia in Richmond, VA and is board-
certified in Clinical Sleep Medicine (ABSM). She earned
her PhD from the University of Wisconsin focusing on
respiratory physiology of sleep and exercise. She per-
formed her post-doctoral training in Sydney University’s
Pulmonary and Sleep Department. Her research interest
has been in the area of control of breathing and respira-
tory muscle activity during sleep. Dr. Henke is a Clini-
cal Associate in the Department of Internal Medicine at
the Medical College of Virginia. She has served on the
board of the American Sleep Apnea Association for 20
years. She is President of the Virginia Academy of Sleep
Medicine and has served; as an AASM representative and
Chair of the CoA PSG; the AASM Accreditation Commit-
tee and also served as a site visitor.
Kin M. Yuen, MD, MS
Dr. Kin M. Yuen, a Diplomate of the American Board
of Sleep Medicine, is an adjunct teaching faculty for the
Stanford Sleep Disorders Center. She has been medical
director /sleep specialist in private practice in Northern
California for over a decade. Before spending two years in
a research fellowship at Stanford Sleep Disorders Center,
she practiced in Internal Medicine for the Stanford Medi-
cal Group before obtaining her Masters degree in Health
Services Research/Health Policy from Stanford University.
Her interests are health economics, sleep issues and their
relationship to women and obesity. Her biggest joy is
spending time with her two teenage children.
Tucker Woodson, MD
Shyam Subramanian, MD
Bios not available at time of publication.
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