Sleep Research Society &
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Undergraduate, Graduate and Postgraduate Training Opportunities
in Basic and Clinical Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine
2001 - V Edition
Sleep Disorders Institute
Affiliated with St. Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital and Beth Israel Medical Center, teaching Hospitals of the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Affiliated with CLINiLABS, Inc.
1090 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, New York 10025
Phone: (212) 523-1700
FAX: (212) 523-1704
Faculty (Name, Email address):
Antoine Abed, M.D. email@example.com
Jon Freeman, Ph.D. firstname.lastname@example.org
Types of Training Available
Types of Funding Available
Various funding sources are available
Current Trainees (Names and Email address)
Shabih Hasan, M.D.
Ricardo Abrea, M.D.
Fulvia Milite, M.D.
Mustansir Vejlani, M.D.
Melanie Watanabe, M.D.Trainees who have completed training [in the past five years] and current status (Name, Title, Institution, Email)
Primary Research and/or Clinical Focus of Laboratory
Technical Capabilities of Lab
Primary Training Focus
Other Training Opportunities
Representative Publications For the Last Five Years
Zammit, G. K., Lund, S., Ghassibi, J. (1995). Clinical polysomnography in the evaluation of snoring and sleep-related breathing disorders. Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 5, 221 - 227.
Krespi, Y. P., Keidar, A., Khosh, M. M., Pearlman, S. J., & Zammit, G. K. (1995). The efficacy of laser-assisted uvulopalatoplasty in the management of obstructive sleep apnea and upper airway resistance syndrome. Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 5, 235 - 243.
Zammit, G. K., Kolevzon, A., Fauci, M., Shindledecker, R., & Ackerman, S. H. (1995) Postprandial Sleep in Healthy Men. Sleep, 18, 229 - 231.
Rosen, R., Mahowald, M., Chesson, A., Doghramji, K., Goldberg, R., Moline, M., Millman, R., Zammit, G., Mark, B., & Dement, W. (1998). The task force 2000 survey on medical education in sleep and sleep disorders. Sleep, 21, 235 -238.
Zammit, G., Weiner, J., Damato, N., Sillup, G., & McMillan, C. (1999). Quality of life assessment in people with insomnia. Sleep , 22 (supplement), S379 – S385.
Zammit, G. K. (1999). Therapeutic approaches to insomnia. Family Practice Recertification, 21, 20 – 27.
Geliebter, A., Gluck, M, E., Tanowitz, M., Aronoff, N. J., & Zammit, G. K. (2000). Work-shift period and weight change. Nutrition, 16, 27 – 29.
Zammit, G. K. Redefining a good night’s sleep. Postgraduate Medicine, Special Report, 33 - 40.
Zammit, G.K., Weiner, J. Damato, N., Goldman, N. (1999). Fixed spectrum light field for the treatment of seasonal affective disorder. Chronobiology International, 16 (supplement 1), 117.
Zammit, G. (2000). Zaleplon vs. Zolpidem: Difference in Next-Day Residual Sedation After Middle-of-the-Night Administration. (Presented at the European Sleep Research Society, Istanbul, Turkey).
Zammit, G. K., Weiner, J., Rice, K., Lund, S., Damato, N., & Goldman, N. Fixed spectrum light field for the treatment of seasonal affective disorder. Sleep Abstract Supplement 2, 23, A180.
Corser, B., Mayleben, D., Doghramji, K., Fry, J., Krystal, A., Mohawold, M., & Zammit, G. No next-day residual sedation four hours after middle-of-the-night treatment with zaleplon. Sleep Abstract Supplement 2, 23, A309.
Roth, T., Zammit, G., Kushida, C., Doghramji, K., Mathias, S., & Buysse, D. Use of the global sleep assessment questionnaire to identify patients with a sleep disorder. Sleep Abstract Supplement 2, 23, A323.
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Faculty Research Interests
Gary K. Zammit, Ph.D. is the Director of the Sleep Disorders Institute, and an associate professor at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Zammit’s interests are related to the pharmacology of human sleep. Dr. Zammit also is interested in pharmacologic treatment of CNS conditions, especially with respect to drug effects on sleep.