Leila Kheirandish-Gozal, MD

Kheirandish_0.JPGDirector, Clinical Sleep Research
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Dr. Leila Kheirandish-Gozal is the director of pediatric clinical sleep research. Her research activities revolve around pediatric sleep disordered of breathing, with particular focus on major areas of vascular morbidity associated with pediatric OSA as well as exploration of novel non-surgical therapies for pediatric OSA. Her previous research has provided new concepts and methodologies and identified causative links between pediatric sleep disordered breathing and its morbid cardiovascular consequences.

She is an executive board member of the International Pediatric Sleep Association (IPSA) and serves as the program committee member at the American Thoracic Society (ATS) Document Development and Implementation Committee ,assembly on Sleep & Respiratory Society, Neurobiology as well as the board of directors at the Illinois Sleep Society. She is the associate editor of Frontiers in Neurology - Chronobiology and Sleep Medicine and editorial board member of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (AJRCCM), The Scientific World Journal, Sleep Medicine and Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine.

Dr. Kheirandish-Gozal has extensively published over 130 articles in prestigious peer reviewed journals, and is regularly an invited speaker at national and international meetings and has collaborations with other investigators around the world. She is the recipient of “Order of Extraordinary Merit” from the Peruvian Medical Association.