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Dr. Christine Won
Dr. Christine Won
Associate professor of pulmonary medicine and director, Yale Centers for Sleep Medicine, Connecticut, US
“I am driven by the knowledge that is growing in my field and how it has the potential to impact many people’s lives. Sleep medicine is a relatively new field, and the amount of knowledge we’re amassing is exponential.”
Areas of expertise
  • Sleep medicine and breathing disorders
  • Epidemiology
“Menstruation, pregnancy, and menopause all have a big impact on sleep. I love being able to add to the body of knowledge about women’s health as it relates to sleep.”
— Dr. Christine Won
  • Yale School of Medicine – Associate professor of medicine, since 2009
  • Yale Sleep Laboratory – Director of the Women’s Sleep Health Program
  • Yale University – Associate program director for the Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine Fellowship
  • University of California, San Francisco Medical Center – Assistant professor of medicine, 2007–2009
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine – Chair of the sleep-disordered breathing division
  • Board-certified Sleep Specialist
Featured Publications
  • Stanford University Medical Center – Fellowship, 2007
  • Stanford Medical Center – Chief fellow, 2006
  • Stanford University School of Medicine – Master of Science in epidemiology, 2006
  • Beth Israel Medical Center – Residency in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine, 2000–2003
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Degree in medicine, 2000
  • Stanford University – Bachelor of Arts in human biology, 1996
Awards and achievements
  • Listed among Best Women in Medicine in 2020 and Best Doctors in 2017, 2018, and 2019 by Castle Connolly
  • Published over 30 articles in peer-reviewed medical journals and authored a book on sleep breathing disorders
Academic memberships
  • Member of the Veterans Affairs Sleep Network
  • President-elect of the Society of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine
  • Member of the board of directors of the Connecticut Sleep Society
Appearances and publications in other media
Chest, vol. 154, no. 1, pp. 196–206.,
02 Jul 2018
Sleep in Women across the Lifespan
Chest, vol. 153, no. 6, pp. 1501–02,
04 Jun 2018
Servo-Ventilation Therapy for Sleep-Disordered Breathing
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