Date of Document: March 24, 2023
CURRICULUM VITAE

Kavita Ratarasarn MD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Froedtert East Clinics
9200 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
08/1989 - 01/1995 MBBS, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
02/1995 - 06/1995 House-officer, Emergency Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
07/1995 - 05/1996 House-0fficer, Ophthalmology, Dr R. P. Center, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
07/1996 - 06/1999 House-officer, Internal Medicine, State university of New York, Brooklyn, NY
07/1999 - 06/2002 Fellow, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
08/2002 - 08/2003 Fellow, Sleep Medicine, Northwestern University-Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
11/2003 - Present Assistant Professor, Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
01/2004 - 12/31/2007 Co-Director, VAMC Sleep Medicine Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI
01/2008 - Present Director, Sleep Medicine Program, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI

EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
01/2004 - 12/31/2007 Director, Pulmonary Residency and Fellowship Training Program, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI
06/2008 - Present Site Director, Sleep Medicine Fellowship Training Program, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI
06/2008 - Present Director, Sleep Elective Resident and Fellow Training Program, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
11/2003 - Present Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, 9200 W. Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226
11/2003 - Present Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 5000 W. National Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53295
2006 - Present Community Memorial Hospital, W180 N8085 Town Hall Road, Menomonee Falls, WI
2006 - Present Bellin Hospital, 744 South Webster Avenue, Green Bay, WI 54305

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
American Board of Internal Medicine
1999
2009
ABIM - Pulmonary Disease
2001
2011
ABIM – Critical Care
2002
2012
American Board of Sleep Medicine
2004
None
American Board of Internal Medicine
2009
2019
ABIM - Sleep Medicine
2009
2019
   
Certificates
Issued By Issue DateExpiration
ACLS
AHA
06/2011
06/2013
    

Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Wisconsin License
42201
1999
2011
DEA
BM 6868662
2001
2012
California License
A 79446
2002
2004
Illinois License
036-107803
2002
2005
    

AWARDS AND HONORS:
1993 Second Prize in the Indian Academy of Pediatrics College Quiz, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India
1994 Nominated for Psychiatry Gold Medal, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.
08/23/2004 - Present Nominated and accepted for ACCP Leadership Development Program. Recognition Award presented for completion of 6th Leadership Development Program for Academic Physicians, CHEST 2004 APSS (Associated Professional Sleep Societies)
04/06/2009 - Present POET (Pursuing Organizational Excellence Together) pin awarded by Reward and Recognition Committee for Organizational Excellence, Froedtert Hospital and Medical College of Wisconsin
05/05/2009 - Present POET (Pursuing Organizational Excellence Together) quality quill awarded by Reward and Recognition Committee for Organizational Excellence, Froedtert Hospital and Medical College of Wisconsin
06/2010 - Present Best Teaching Service Award (for academic year 2009-2010), Medical Intensive Care Unit, Medical College of Wisconsin

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
2000 - Present American College of Chest physicians (Member )
2001 - Present American Thoracic Society (ATS) (Member )
2002 - Present American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) (Member )
2005 - Present American College of Chest Physicians (Fellow)

EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Journal Review
2008 - Present Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine
2008 - Present Peer reviewer for quality management, VAMC
2009 - Present Journal of Postgraduate Medicine

LOCAL/REGIONAL APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
01/2008 - Present Member, Milwaukee Academy of Medicine
01/2009 - Present Council Member, Milwaukee Academy of Medicine

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Peer Review
Title:
Impact of Sleep Disorders service on Patient Access to Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep Disorders at Milwaukee VAMC
Source:
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Milwaukee
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
06/2009 - Present
  

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Clinicopathologic conference: Pulmonary Nodules, Department of Medicine, VAMC Milwaukee, 01/2004 - Present
specialty expert to 3-4 M&M conferences every year, Dept of Internal Medicine, VAMC, Milwaukee, 2004 - Present
Sleep apnea management in PCP office, Primary Care Clinics RN meeting, VAMC, Milwaukee, WI, 03/17/2009 - Present
Parasomnias: Movements in the Night, Annual Scientific Meeting of the Wisconsin Thoracic Society, 04/04/2009 - Present
Management of Sleep Disorders in Primary Care Clinic, VAMC Appleton, Wisconsin, 01/23/2010 - Present
 
International
Sleep Disorders: Overview, Paras Hospital New Delhi, India, 01/2007 - Present
 

PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Increased Human Microvascular Endothelial Cell Proliferation by Recombinant Epoxygenase 2C9, Annual regional meeting of Wisconsin Thoracic Society (local chapter of American Thoracic Society), 05/2002 - Present
SLEEP 2003: Treatment of Delayed Sleep Phase with Melatonin, Annual international meeting of APSS (Associated Professional Sleep Societies), 06/2003 - Present
SLEEP 2010: Effect of Treatment of Sleep Disorders on Psychiatric Outcomes, Annual international meeting of APSS (Associated Professional Sleep Societies), 06/2010 - Present
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
2007 - Present Member, Intern Selection Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
2007 - Present Member, Sleep Fellow Education Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
06/2009 - Present Member, Resident Evaluation Committee, Dept of Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
01/2010 - Present Member, Medical School Curriculum Change Committee: CVRR group (Cardiovascular, Renal and Respiratory group), Medical College of Wisconsin
01/2010 - Present Member, Medical School Curriculum Change Committee, Foundation group, Medical College of Wisconsin
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Medical Student Education
2006 - 2009 Preceptor, M2 Clinical education and Reasoning (CER) course
2006 - 2009 Preceptor, M3 H&P training
03/29/2010 - 03/31/2010 Clinical Preceptor, M1 Respiratory Block Pilot
 
Resident and Fellow Education
2006 - Present Presenter, IM101 (Internal Medicine Core education series for interns) “Pulmonary Physical Exam” - 3-4 Interactive 1 hour sessions every year
08/2007 - Present Clinical preceptor, Sleep fellow required rotation, Average of 3 half day per week
2007 - 2010 Presenter, IM101 (Internal Medicine Core education series for interns) “Pulmonary Radiology” 2-3 Interactive 1 hour sessions
2008 - 2010 Presenter, IM101 (Internal Medicine Core education series for interns) “Pulmonary Physical Exam” - 3-4 Interactive 1 hour sessions every year
04/2010 - Present Mentor, monthly Pulmonary fellow board review series
05/19/2010 - Present Presenter, Pulmonary rehabilitation: Introduction Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
06/02/2010 - Present Presenter, Pulmonary rehabilitation: Disease Specific Management. Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
2010 - Present Presenter, IM101 (Internal Medicine Core education series for interns) “Pulmonary Radiology” 2-3 Interactive 1 hour sessions
 
Continuing Medical Education
11/2001 - Present Presenter. Blastomycosis and ARDS. Grand Rounds. Department of Medicine
04/2005 - Present Update in Sleep medicine. Grand Rounds. Department of Medicine
 

EXTRAMURAL TEACHING:
Community/Lay Public
04/2003 - Present Northwestern University, Sleep apnea: Treatments. Educational presentation, and Q&A session with attendees of AWAKE network meeting
02/2005 - Present Community Conference Center, Froedtert & Medical College, Excessive Daytime Sleepiness. Educational presentation, and Q&A session with attendees of Restless Legs Syndrome foundation (RLS) meeting
08/2005 - Present Community Memorial Hospital, Presenter, Sleep disorders in Perimenopausal period. Educational presentation and Q&A session with attendees of Community Memorial Hospital’s educational series for women in midlife
10/12/2006 - Present Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin, Benefits of Yoga, discussion + exercises
02/08/2007 - Present Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin, Benefits of Yoga, discussion + exercises
03/08/2007 - Present Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin, Benefits of Yoga, discussion + exercises
11/01/2007 - Present Froedtert & Medical College, Presenter, Restless Legs Syndrome
05/13/2009 - Present Presenter, Capnography. Presentation and discussion for sleep technicians. FMLH
05/18/2010 - Present Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI, Presenter, Sleep hygiene, Sleep apnea and rhinitis. Community education
 
Medical Student Education
05/18/2009 - Present VAMC, Milwaukee, WI, Ultrasonography in ICU. 2 hour Workshop for hands on training for Pulmonary fellows and staff.
 
Resident and Fellow Education
06/2010 - Present Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare - St. Joseph, Presenter, Sleep Disorders in Women. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
07/2010 - 06/2011 VAMC, Milwaukee, WI, Clinical preceptor, Sleep fellow continuity clinic
 
Continuing Medical Education
05/2004 - Present Presenter. Insomnia and Circadian Rhythm Disorders. MCW Continued Medical Education program
09/17/2005 - Present Presenter. Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Who Is It For? MCW Continued Medical Education program: Pulmonary Medicine Update. Improving COPD Management What the primary care provider should know in 2005
01/2007 - Present Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea at the VA: Role of Unattended Sleep Studies. Grand Rounds. Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center
03/20/2007 - Present Sleep Disorders: Hype or Science. Is the Sleep Lab Dead? Continued Medical Education presentation for monthly meeting of Milwaukee Academy of Medicine
10/24/2008 - Present Veterans Affairs Medical Center, VA Sleep Program: Update. Grand Rounds. Department of Medicine
2008 - Present Sponsored Pulmonary colleague (Dr Ahmed Khan) for fellowship in American College of Chest Physicians
 

MCW STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Clinical/Research Fellows
Umesh Vyas, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2009 - Present Research: Assisted in development, execution, and abstract preparation
M. Moizuddin, Medical College of Wisconsin, 01/2010 - Present Research: Assisted in development, execution, and abstract preparation
V. Bandhakavi, Medical College of Wisconsin, 04/2010 - Present Research: Assisted in development, execution, and abstract preparation
 

EXTRAMURAL STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS, AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Clinical/Research Fellows
2005 - Present Member of Tele-pulmonary/Tele-Sleep Clinic VAMC
2008 - Present Member of electronicICU team
04/2009 - Present Clinical face-to-face training of faculty and fellows at VAMC in use of ultrasound in pulmonary and critical care practice
08/2009 - Present Clinical face-to-face training of faculty as well as Fellows in navigational bronchoscopy and endobronchial ultrasound
 

PROGRAMMATIC DEVELOPMENTS:
 
 
Clinical Programs
07/2008 - Present Creation of Sleep fellow training program at Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI
07/2008 - Present Creation of Sleep Fellow curriculum, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Milwaukee; updated annually
07/2008 - Present Creation of Sleep Medicine program at Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI
07/2008 - Present Developed schedule for Sleep fellow and Sleep faculty, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Milwaukee; updated annually
2008 - Present Developed Pulmonary Rehabilitation rotation at VAMC for Pulmonary fellows
06/2010 - Present Developed sleep question data bank for Sleep fellows. It will be used to determine effectiveness of Neurophysiology teaching course in 1st month of fellowship
07/2010 - Present Initiation of Sleep fellow continuity clinic at VAMC Milwaukee, WI
07/2010 - Present Expansion of VAMC Sleep program. Integration of program with Oral surgery, Dental, Psychiatry and Anesthesia departments for multidisciplinary management of Sleep Disorders
 
 

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION:
10/04/2008 Workshop for Developing Endoscopic techniques for Thoracic diseases. Stents, Endobronchial ultrasound, Electromagnetic Navigation Endoscopy. University of Minnesota.
02/05/2009 - 02/08/2009 American Thoracic Course State of the Art course: Pulmonary. Chicago, IL
04/26/2009 - 04/29/2009 Ultrasonography: Fundamentals in Critical Care. Hands on training for bedside critical Care. American College of Chest Physicians, Critical care Institute. Ft. Lauderdale, FL
05/15/2009 Core Education for Human Research Team Members: Key Elements of Day to Day Operations. Medical College of Wisconsin
11/02/2009 Simulation training in Bronchoscopy including EBUS. CHEST 2009. San Diego, CA
12/03/2009 - 12/04/2009 Management of Pleural diseases including Pleuroscopy: Hands on training on animal models. Harvard CME course
02/25/2010 - 02/28/2010 American Thoracic Course State of the Art course: Sleep. Miami, FL.
03/26/2010 - 03/28/2010 Simulation training: Management of Difficult Airway 2010. American College of Chest Physicians, Critical care Institute. Northbrook, IL
06/06/2010 - 06/08/2010 SLEEP 2010 annual meeting, San Antonio, TX


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. 1. MUNDEY K., Benloucif S, Harsanyi K, Dubocovich, M.L., and Zee PC Phase Dependent Treatment of Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome with Melatonin. SLEEP 28:1271-1278; 2005
2. 2. Medhora M, Daniels J, MUNDEY K., Fisslthaler B, Busse R, Jacobs ER and Harder DR: Epoxygenase-driven angiogenesis in human lung microvascular endothelial cells. American Journal of Physiology - Heart & Circ. Physiol. 284:H215-H224; 2003
3. 3. MUNDEY K., Varkey B, Schapira R et al: Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome from Blastomycosis; A Case Report. Wisconsin Medical Journal 100:40-42; 2001
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. 1. Mundey K, Guggali S, Woodson TB: Use of Portable Monitoring for Diagnosis and Follow-Up of Sleep-Disordered Breathing Treated With Upper Airway Surgery. Sleep Medicine Clinics 2011 (accepted for publication)
2. 2. MUNDEY K. An Appraisal of Smoking Cessation Aids. Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine 15:105–112; 2009
3. 3. Narayanan J, MUNDEY K., Sharma M, Medhora M: Role of cytochrome P-450-catalyzed metabolites of arachidonic acid in angiogenesis. Recent Res Devel Physiol 1:793-800; 2003.
4. Kavita, Mundey , Shilpa, Guggali , B. Tucker, Woodson. Use of Portable Monitoring for Diagnosis and Follow-up of Sleep Disordered BreathingTreated with Upper Airway Surgery Clinics. 2011,6(3);341-347
 
Abstracts
1. 1. Vyas UK, MUNDEY K. Preliminary Study: Effect of Treatment of Sleep Disorders on Outcomes of Psychiatric Disorders. SLEEP, Volume 33, Abstract Supplement, 2010.
2. 2. Bandhakavi V, Moizuddin M, MUNDEY K.: Impact Of Treatment Of Sleep Apnea On Body Mass Index and Blood Pressure: A Retrospective Study At Milwaukee VAMC. CHEST 2010
3. 3. Moizuddin M, Bandhakavi V, MUNDEY K.: Sleep Hygiene Recommendations In Primary Care Clinics; A chart review study at Milwaukee VAMC. CHEST 2010