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Suzanne Michele Bertisch, M.D.

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2014
Scientific Abstract Award
2014
Wayne Hening Young Investigator Award
2015
Insomnia Section Investigator Award

Overview
My research focuses on 1) adapting sleep health interventions to a variety of community and clinical populations 2) impact of sleep disorders consequent influence on pain and cardiometabolic health.

Using epidemiologic, clinical, qualitative, and laboratory research methods, my work investigates the use, mechanisms, and efficacy of both conventional and alternative treatments (e.g., yoga) in patients with both sleep disorders and/or chronic diseases (e.g., migraine), as well as underserved communities.

I have published on national patterns of use of pharmacologic and behavioral treatments of insomnia. I also co-lead clinical innovations aimed to improve the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders in the primary care setting, including implementing behavioral therapy for insomnia within the primary care setting.

Research
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  1. (BERTISCH, SUZANNE) Oct 1, 2019 - Sep 1, 2021
    PCORI
    Disseminating An Evidence-based Peer Support Intervention to Promote Positive Airway Pressure Use
    Role: Principal Investigator
  2. R21NS091627 (BERTISCH, SUZANNE) Sep 20, 2015 - Aug 31, 2019
    NIH
    Short Sleep Duration and Sleep Disturbance as a Trigger of Migraine
    Role: Principal Investigator
  3. K23AT005104 (BERTISCH, SUZANNE) Jul 3, 2009 - Jul 2, 2015
    NIH
    Physiology of Mind-Body Therapies: Meditative Breathing and Autonomic Adaptations
    Role: Principal Investigator

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  1. Sofer T, Goodman MO, Bertisch SM, Redline S. Longer sleep improves cardiovascular outcomes: time to make sleep a priority. Eur Heart J. 2021 May 16. PMID: 33993286.
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  2. Bertisch SM, Reid M, Lutsey PL, Kaufman JD, McClelland R, Patel SR, Redline S. Gender Differences in the Association of Insomnia Symptoms and Coronary Artery Calcification in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Sleep. 2021 May 14. PMID: 33987669.
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  3. Vgontzas A, Li W, Mostofsky E, Mittleman MA, Bertisch SM. Baseline sleep quality, stress, and depressive symptoms, and subsequent headache occurrence in a six-week prospective cohort study of patients with episodic migraine. Headache. 2021 May; 61(5):727-733. PMID: 33749835.
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  4. Herzig SJ, Rothberg MB, Moss CR, Maddaleni G, Bertisch SM, Wong J, Zhou W, Ngo L, Anderson TS, Gurwitz JH, Marcantonio ER. Risk of In-Hospital Falls among Medications Commonly Used for Insomnia in Hospitalized Patients. Sleep. 2021 Mar 12. PMID: 33710329.
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  5. Gelfand AA, Ross AC, Pavitt S, Szperka CL, Irwin SL, Bertisch S, Stone KL, Frazier R, Grimes B, Allen IE. Would chronotype change the impact of the relationship between early school schedules and adolescent migraine frequency? A response. Headache. 2021 Feb; 61(2):404-405. PMID: 33544394.
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  6. Edinger JD, Arnedt JT, Bertisch SM, Carney CE, Harrington JJ, Lichstein KL, Sateia MJ, Troxel WM, Zhou ES, Kazmi U, Heald JL, Martin JL. Behavioral and psychological treatments for chronic insomnia disorder in adults: an American Academy of Sleep Medicine systematic review, meta-analysis, and GRADE assessment. J Clin Sleep Med. 2021 Feb 01; 17(2):263-298. PMID: 33164741.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    
  7. Edinger JD, Arnedt JT, Bertisch SM, Carney CE, Harrington JJ, Lichstein KL, Sateia MJ, Troxel WM, Zhou ES, Kazmi U, Heald JL, Martin JL. Behavioral and psychological treatments for chronic insomnia disorder in adults: an American Academy of Sleep Medicine clinical practice guideline. J Clin Sleep Med. 2021 Feb 01; 17(2):255-262. PMID: 33164742.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    
  8. Jamil SM, Owens RL, Lipford MC, Shafazand S, Marron RM, Vega Sanchez ME, Lam MT, Sunwoo BY, Schmickl C, Orr JE, Sharma S, Sankari A, Javaheri S, Bertisch S, Dupuy-McCauley K, Kolla B, Imayama I, Prasad B, Guzman E, Hayes MM, Wang T. ATS Core Curriculum 2020. Adult Sleep Medicine. ATS Sch. 2020 Dec 30; 1(4):476-494. PMID: 33870314.
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  9. Hagan KK, Li W, Mostofsky E, Bertisch SM, Vgontzas A, Buettner C, Mittleman MA. Prospective cohort study of routine exercise and headache outcomes among adults with episodic migraine. Headache. 2021 Mar; 61(3):493-499. PMID: 33349935.
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  10. Wong J, Murray Horwitz M, Bertisch SM, Herzig SJ, Buysse DJ, Toh S. Trends in Dispensing of Zolpidem and Low-Dose Trazodone Among Commercially Insured Adults in the United States, 2011-2018. JAMA. 2020 12 01; 324(21):2211-2213. PMID: 33258882.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  11. Gelfand AA, Pavitt S, Ross AC, Szperka CL, Irwin SL, Bertisch S, Stone KL, Frazier R, Grimes B, Allen IE. Later high school start time is associated with lower migraine frequency in adolescents. Headache. 2021 Feb; 61(2):343-350. PMID: 33237581.
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  12. Vgontzas A, Li W, Mostofsky E, Mittleman MA, Bertisch SM. The Sleep - Migraine Enigma: A Comment. Headache. 2020 11; 60(10):2610. PMID: 33249586.
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  13. Vgontzas A, Li W, Mostofsky E, Rueschman M, Mittleman MA, Bertisch SM. Associations between migraine attacks and nightly sleep characteristics among adults with episodic migraine: a prospective cohort study. Sleep. 2020 07 13; 43(7). PMID: 31930318.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  14. Li W, Bertisch SM, Mostofsky E, Vgontzas A, Mittleman MA. Associations of daily weather and ambient air pollution with objectively assessed sleep duration and fragmentation: a prospective cohort study. Sleep Med. 2020 11; 75:181-187. PMID: 32858358.
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  15. Mostofsky E, Bertisch SM, Vgontzas A, Buettner C, Li W, Rueschman M, Mittleman MA. Prospective cohort study of daily alcoholic beverage intake as a potential trigger of headaches among adults with episodic migraine. Ann Med. 2020 11; 52(7):386-392. PMID: 32306754.
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  16. Spadola CE, Rottapel RE, Zhou ES, Chen JT, Guo N, Khalsa SBS, Redline S, Bertisch SM. A sleep hygiene and yoga intervention conducted in affordable housing communities: Pilot study results and lessons for a future trial. Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2020 May; 39:101121. PMID: 32379660.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  17. Rottapel RE, Zhou ES, Spadola CE, Clark CR, Kontos EZ, Laver K, Chen JT, Redline S, Bertisch SM. Adapting sleep hygiene for community interventions: a qualitative investigation of sleep hygiene behaviors among racially/ethnically diverse, low-income adults. Sleep Health. 2020 04; 6(2):205-213. PMID: 31983611.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  18. Bertisch SM, Li W, Buettner C, Mostofsky E, Rueschman M, Kaplan ER, Fung J, Huntington S, Murphy T, Stead C, Burstein R, Redline S, Mittleman MA. Nightly sleep duration, fragmentation, and quality and daily risk of migraine. Neurology. 2020 02 04; 94(5):e489-e496. PMID: 31843807.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  19. Donovan LM, Yu L, Bertisch SM, Buysse DJ, Rueschman M, Patel SR. Responsiveness of Patient-Reported Outcomes to Treatment Among Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and OSA. Chest. 2020 03; 157(3):665-672. PMID: 31785255.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  20. Sun X, Gustat J, Bertisch SM, Redline S, Bazzano L. The association between sleep chronotype and obesity among black and white participants of the Bogalusa Heart Study. Chronobiol Int. 2020 01; 37(1):123-134. PMID: 31747792.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    
  21. Roseen EJ, Gerlovin H, Femia A, Cho J, Bertisch S, Redline S, Sherman KJ, Saper R. Yoga, Physical Therapy, and Back Pain Education for Sleep Quality in Low-Income Racially Diverse Adults with Chronic Low Back Pain: a Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Controlled Trial. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 01; 35(1):167-176. PMID: 31667747.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  22. Spadola CE, Guo N, Johnson DA, Sofer T, Bertisch SM, Jackson CL, Rueschman M, Mittleman MA, Wilson JG, Redline S. Evening intake of alcohol, caffeine, and nicotine: night-to-night associations with sleep duration and continuity among African Americans in the Jackson Heart Sleep Study. Sleep. 2019 10 21; 42(11). PMID: 31386152.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  23. Donovan LM, Bertisch SM, Patel SR. Defining Exposure and Nonexposure in Observational Studies of Sleep Apnea Treatment. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 Oct 01; 145(10):982-983. PMID: 31393547.
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  24. Li W, Bertisch SM, Mostofsky E, Buettner C, Mittleman MA. Weather, ambient air pollution, and risk of migraine headache onset among patients with migraine. Environ Int. 2019 11; 132:105100. PMID: 31446321.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  25. Mostofsky E, Mittleman MA, Buettner C, Li W, Bertisch SM. Prospective Cohort Study of Caffeinated Beverage Intake as a Potential Trigger of Headaches among Migraineurs. Am J Med. 2019 08; 132(8):984-991. PMID: 31402050.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  26. Bertisch SM, Wiley A, McCormick K, Muresan C, Camuso J, Albert K, Crawford SL, Newhouse P, Taylor JA, Joffe H. Cardiovascular reactivity and psychological hyperarousal in hot flash-associated insomnia disorder. Menopause. 2019 07; 26(7):728-740. PMID: 30672883.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  27. Ma Y, Wu CW, Peng CK, Ahn A, Bertisch SM, Lipsitz LA, Yeh GY, Manor B, Novak V, Hausdorff JM, Gow B, Wayne PM. Complexity-Based Measures of Heart Rate Dynamics in Older Adults Following Long- and Short-Term Tai Chi Training: Cross-sectional and Randomized Trial Studies. Sci Rep. 2019 05 16; 9(1):7500. PMID: 31097732.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  28. Bernstein CA, Nir RR, Noseda R, Fulton AB, Huntington S, Lee AJ, Bertisch SM, Hovaguimian A, Buettner C, Borsook D, Burstein R. The migraine eye: distinct rod-driven retinal pathways' response to dim light challenges the visual cortex hyperexcitability theory. Pain. 2019 Mar; 160(3):569-578. PMID: 30376534.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  29. Nir RR, Lee AJ, Huntington S, Noseda R, Bernstein CA, Fulton AB, Bertisch SM, Hovaguimian A, Buettner C, Borsook D, Burstein R. Color-selective photophobia in ictal vs interictal migraineurs and in healthy controls. Pain. 2018 Oct; 159(10):2030-2034. PMID: 29905657.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  30. Devine JK, Bertisch SM, Yang H, Scott-Sutherland J, Wilkins A, Molina V, Henrikson K, Haack M. Glucocorticoid and inflammatory reactivity to a repeated physiological stressor in insomnia disorder. Neurobiol Sleep Circadian Rhythms. 2019 Jan; 6:77-84. PMID: 31236523.
    Citations: 1     
  31. Bertisch SM, Pollock BD, Mittleman MA, Buysse DJ, Bazzano LA, Gottlieb DJ, Redline S. Insomnia with objective short sleep duration and risk of incident cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality: Sleep Heart Health Study. Sleep. 2018 06 01; 41(6). PMID: 29522193.
    Citations: 30     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  32. Donovan LM, Rueschman M, Weng J, Basu N, Dudley KA, Bakker JP, Wang R, Bertisch SM, Patel SR. The effectiveness of an obstructive sleep apnea screening and treatment program in patients with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2017 Dec; 134:145-152. PMID: 29054482.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  33. Spadola CE, Rottapel R, Khandpur N, Kontos E, Bertisch SM, Johnson DA, Quante M, Khalsa SBS, Saper RB, Redline S. Enhancing yoga participation: A qualitative investigation of barriers and facilitators to yoga among predominantly racial/ethnic minority, low-income adults. Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2017 Nov; 29:97-104. PMID: 29122272.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  34. Tung P, Levitzky YS, Wang R, Weng J, Quan SF, Gottlieb DJ, Rueschman M, Punjabi NM, Mehra R, Bertisch S, Benjamin EJ, Redline S. Obstructive and Central Sleep Apnea and the Risk of Incident Atrial Fibrillation in a Community Cohort of Men and Women. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Jul 01; 6(7). PMID: 28668820.
    Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  35. Noseda R, Lee AJ, Nir RR, Bernstein CA, Kainz VM, Bertisch SM, Buettner C, Borsook D, Burstein R. Neural mechanism for hypothalamic-mediated autonomic responses to light during migraine. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 07 11; 114(28):E5683-E5692. PMID: 28652355.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  36. Zhou ES, Gardiner P, Bertisch SM. Integrative Medicine for Insomnia. Med Clin North Am. 2017 Sep; 101(5):865-879. PMID: 28802468.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  37. Bertisch SM, Hamner J, Taylor JA. Slow Yogic Breathing and Long-Term Cardiac Autonomic Adaptations: A Pilot Study. J Altern Complement Med. 2017 Sep; 23(9):722-729. PMID: 28418684.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  38. Noseda R, Bernstein CA, Nir RR, Lee AJ, Fulton AB, Bertisch SM, Hovaguimian A, Cestari DM, Saavedra-Walker R, Borsook D, Doran BL, Buettner C, Burstein R. Migraine photophobia originating in cone-driven retinal pathways. Brain. 2016 07; 139(Pt 7):1971-86. PMID: 27190022.
    Citations: 32     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  39. Bertisch SM, Muresan C, Schoerning L, Winkelman JW, Taylor JA. Impact of Restless Legs Syndrome on Cardiovascular Autonomic Control. Sleep. 2016 Mar 01; 39(3):565-71. PMID: 26564128.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  40. Bazzano LA, Hu T, Bertisch SM, Yao L, Harville EW, Gustat J, Chen W, Webber LS, Shu T, Redline S. Childhood obesity patterns and relation to middle-age sleep apnoea risk: the Bogalusa Heart Study. Pediatr Obes. 2016 Dec; 11(6):535-542. PMID: 26780975.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  41. Buettner C, Nir RR, Bertisch SM, Bernstein C, Schain A, Mittleman MA, Burstein R. Simvastatin and vitamin D for migraine prevention: A randomized, controlled trial. Ann Neurol. 2015 Dec; 78(6):970-81. PMID: 26418341.
    Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  42. Bertisch S. In the Clinic. Restless Legs Syndrome. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Nov 03; 163(9):ITC1-11. PMID: 26524584.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  43. Bertisch SM, Sillau S, de Boer IH, Szklo M, Redline S. 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Concentration and Sleep Duration and Continuity: Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Sleep. 2015 Aug 01; 38(8):1305-11. PMID: 25669179.
    Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  44. Morioka TY, Lee AJ, Bertisch S, Buettner C. Vitamin D status modifies the association between statin use and musculoskeletal pain: a population based study. Atherosclerosis. 2015 Jan; 238(1):77-82. PMID: 25437894.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  45. Bertisch SM, Herzig SJ, Winkelman JW, Buettner C. National use of prescription medications for insomnia: NHANES 1999-2010. Sleep. 2014 Feb 01; 37(2):343-9. PMID: 24497662.
    Citations: 78     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  46. Bertisch SM, Wells RE, Smith MT, McCarthy EP. Use of relaxation techniques and complementary and alternative medicine by American adults with insomnia symptoms: results from a national survey. J Clin Sleep Med. 2012 Dec 15; 8(6):681-91. PMID: 23243402.
    Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  47. Bertisch S, Patel SR. CPAP for obstructive sleep apnea and the metabolic syndrome. N Engl J Med. 2012 03 08; 366(10):963-4; author reply 965-6. PMID: 22397665.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  48. Bertisch SM, Taylor JA. Caveat utilitor: take measure of your marker. J Physiol. 2011 Nov 15; 589(Pt 22):5341. PMID: 22086248.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  49. Bertisch SM, Schomer A, Kelly EE, Baloa LA, Hueser LE, Pittman SD, Malhotra A. Device-guided paced respiration as an adjunctive therapy for hypertension in obstructive sleep apnea: a pilot feasibility study. Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback. 2011 Sep; 36(3):173-9. PMID: 21523471.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  50. Wells RE, Bertisch SM, Buettner C, Phillips RS, McCarthy EP. Complementary and alternative medicine use among adults with migraines/severe headaches. Headache. 2011 Jul-Aug; 51(7):1087-97. PMID: 21649654.
    Citations: 34     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  51. Bertisch SM, Wee CC, Phillips RS, McCarthy EP. Alternative mind-body therapies used by adults with medical conditions. J Psychosom Res. 2009 Jun; 66(6):511-9. PMID: 19446710.
    Citations: 27     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  52. Bertisch SM, Legedza AR, Phillips RS, Davis RB, Stason WB, Goldman RH, Kaptchuk TJ. The impact of psychological factors on placebo responses in a randomized controlled trial comparing sham device to dummy pill. J Eval Clin Pract. 2009 Feb; 15(1):14-9. PMID: 19239577.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  53. Malhotra A, Bertisch S, Wellman A. Complex sleep apnea: it isn't really a disease. J Clin Sleep Med. 2008 Oct 15; 4(5):406-8. PMID: 18853695.
    Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  54. Birdee GS, Legedza AT, Saper RB, Bertisch SM, Eisenberg DM, Phillips RS. Characteristics of yoga users: results of a national survey. J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Oct; 23(10):1653-8. PMID: 18651193.
    Citations: 87     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  55. Bertisch SM, Wee CC, McCarthy EP. Use of complementary and alternative therapies by overweight and obese adults. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008 Jul; 16(7):1610-5. PMID: 18451783.
    Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  56. Meckstroth KR, Whitaker AK, Bertisch S, Goldberg AB, Darney PD. Misoprostol administered by epithelial routes: Drug absorption and uterine response. Obstet Gynecol. 2006 Sep; 108(3 Pt 1):582-90. PMID: 16946218.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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