Presentation:

Health Concerns and Sleep Disorder Connections in Adults

Dr. Shah is an alumni of the Georgia Institute of Technology Presidential Scholars program and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Electrical Engineering. At Georgia Tech, she worked in the biomedical engineering research lab,examining the sheer stress of both porcine and mechanical heart valves. She subsequently attended Emory University School of Medicine on the James Campbell Memorial Scholarship, and as a medical student, she investigated airway inflammation in obese patients with asthma. Dr. Shah completed her residency in Internal Medicine and her fellowship in Sleep Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. At Penn, she was involved in pulmonary and sleep medicine research. She authored a review on genetic testing in pulmonary diseases, as well as a review on portable apnea testing.

After her training, Dr. Shah worked as a hospitalist for a year at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta, where she was involved in the treatment and management of patients admitted for acute illnesses.

She currently works as a physician clinician at Fusion Sleep Clinic and as Director of Medical Operations at Fusion Health in Atlanta, Georgia. She directs the operations of remote telemonitoring of patients with sleep disordered breathing while developing management protocols and providing diagnostic interpretations.

Her clinical and research interests include obesity hypoventilation syndrome, chronic disease associated with sleep disordered breathing, and the treatment of sleep disordered breathing as a means for disease prevention.