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Margaret Pisani, MD, MPH

Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care


Dr. Pisani is a board certified physician who specializes in pulmonary and critical care medicine. As a clinician-investigator with expertise in pulmonary, critical care, sleep medicine and chronic disease epidemiology, Dr. Pisani’s research focuses on improving the care and outcomes of critically ill patients.  She has a special interest in geriatric pulmonary and critical care medicine an outcomes in older patients. She holds an MPH in chronic disease epidemiology and brings this training and her research focus to her role as mentor for fellows and junior faculty doing clinical and translational work in pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine. In addition, she has extensive experience in conducting longitudinal clinical research studies both in the critical care setting and the outpatient setting. Her current research focuses on sleep in critically ill patients and its impact on delirium and other patient centered outcomes.


  • Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)
  • Co-Director Sleep in the ICU Task Force, Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine (2001)
  • MPH
    Yale School of Public Health (2001)
  • Chief Resident
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (1998)
  • Resident
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (1997)
  • MD
    Temple University (1994)
  • MS
    New Jersey Institute of Technology (1987)
  • BS
    Iona College (1985)

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