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    Sally L. Ward, MD

    TitleAssociate Professor of Pediatrics
    SchoolKeck School of Medicine of USC
    AddressCHL Mail Stop 83
    Off Campus
    Los Angeles California 90089
    Phone+1 323 669 2101
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      TitleDivision Head, Pulmonary Medicine

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      1. Javed A, Kim YC, Khoo MC, Ward S, Nayak KS. Dynamic 3-D MR Visualization and Detection of Upper Airway Obstruction During Sleep Using Region-Growing Segmentation. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2016 Feb; 63(2):431-7. PMID: 26258929; PMCID: PMC4801340 [Available on 02/01/17].
      2. De A, Don DM, Magee W, Ward S. Vallecular cyst as a cause of obstructive sleep apnea in an infant. J Clin Sleep Med. 2013 Aug 15; 9(8):825-6. PMID: 23946714; PMCID: PMC3716675.
      3. Kim YC, Lebel RM, Wu Z, Ward S, Khoo MC, Nayak KS. Real-time 3D magnetic resonance imaging of the pharyngeal airway in sleep apnea. Magn Reson Med. 2014 Apr; 71(4):1501-10. PMID: 23788203; PMCID: PMC4159137.
      4. Quan SF, Buysse DJ, Ward S, Harding SM, Iber C, Kapur VK, Rowley JA, Sateia MJ, Silber MH, Sorscher AJ, Vaughn BV, Witmans M, Woodson BT, Zee P, Mills LE, Hess BJ. Development and growth of a large multispecialty certification examination: sleep medicine certification--results of the first three examinations. J Clin Sleep Med. 2012 Apr 15; 8(2):221-4. PMID: 22505871; PMCID: PMC3311423.
      5. Kun SS, Edwards JD, Ward S, Keens TG. Hospital readmissions for newly discharged pediatric home mechanical ventilation patients. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2012 Apr; 47(4):409-14. PMID: 21901855; PMCID: PMC3694986.
      6. Hunt CE, Corwin MJ, Weese-Mayer DE, Ward S, Ramanathan R, Lister G, Tinsley LR, Heeren T, Rybin D. Longitudinal assessment of hemoglobin oxygen saturation in preterm and term infants in the first six months of life. J Pediatr. 2011 Sep; 159(3):377-383.e1. PMID: 21481418; PMCID: PMC3479632.
      7. Chaicharn J, Lin Z, Chen ML, Ward S, Keens T, Khoo MC. Model-based assessment of cardiovascular autonomic control in children with obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep. 2009 Jul; 32(7):927-38. PMID: 19639756; PMCID: PMC2706908.
      8. Lesser DJ, Ward S, Kun SS, Keens TG. Congenital hypoventilation syndromes. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2009 Jun; 30(3):339-47. PMID: 19452394.
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      9. Quan SF, Berry RB, Buysse D, Collop NA, Grigg-Damberger M, Harding SM, Iber C, McCall WV, Sateia MJ, Sheldon SH, Silber MH, Sorscher A, Ward S, Veasey S, Woodson BT, Hess B, Kangilaski R. Development and results of the first ABMS subspecialty Certification Examination in Sleep Medicine. J Clin Sleep Med. 2008 Oct 15; 4(5):505-8. PMID: 18853709; PMCID: PMC2576318.
      10. Perez IA, Ward S. The snoring child. Pediatr Ann. 2008 Jul; 37(7):465-70. PMID: 18710136.
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      11. Hunt CE, Corwin MJ, Lister G, Weese-Mayer DE, Ward S, Tinsley LR, Neuman MR, Willinger M, Ramanathan R, Rybin D. Precursors of cardiorespiratory events in infants detected by home memory monitor. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2008 Jan; 43(1):87-98. PMID: 18041078.
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      12. Marcus CL, Rosen G, Ward S, Halbower AC, Sterni L, Lutz J, Stading PJ, Bolduc D, Gordon N. Adherence to and effectiveness of positive airway pressure therapy in children with obstructive sleep apnea. Pediatrics. 2006 Mar; 117(3):e442-51. PMID: 16510622.
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      13. Lin Z, Chen ML, Keens TG, Ward S, Khoo MC. Noninvasive assessment of cardiovascular autonomic control in congenital central hypoventilation syndrome. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2004; 5:3870-3. PMID: 17271141.
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      14. Koh S, Ward S, Lin M, Chen LS. Sleep apnea treatment improves seizure control in children with neurodevelopmental disorders. Pediatr Neurol. 2000 Jan; 22(1):36-9. PMID: 10669203.
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      15. Aljadeff G, Gozal D, Schechtman VL, Burrell B, Harper RM, Ward S. Heart rate variability in children with obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep. 1997 Feb; 20(2):151-7. PMID: 9143075.
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      16. Ward S, Marcus CL. Obstructive sleep apnea in infants and young children. J Clin Neurophysiol. 1996 May; 13(3):198-207. PMID: 8714340.
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      17. Arens R, Gozal D, Burrell BC, Bailey SL, Bautista DB, Keens TG, Ward S. Arousal and cardiorespiratory responses to hypoxia in Prader-Willi syndrome. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1996 Jan; 153(1):283-7. PMID: 8542130.
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      18. Aljadeff G, Gozal D, Bailey-Wahl SL, Burrell B, Keens TG, Ward S. Effects of overnight supplemental oxygen in obstructive sleep apnea in children. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1996 Jan; 153(1):51-5. PMID: 8542162.
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      19. Livingston FR, Arens R, Bailey SL, Keens TG, Ward S. Hypercapnic arousal responses in Prader-Willi syndrome. Chest. 1995 Dec; 108(6):1627-31. PMID: 7497773.
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      20. Marcus CL, Gozal D, Arens R, Basinski DJ, Omlin KJ, Keens TG, Ward S. Ventilatory responses during wakefulness in children with obstructive sleep apnea. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1994 Mar; 149(3 Pt 1):715-21. PMID: 8118641.
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      21. Keens TG, Ward S. Apnea spells, sudden death, and the role of the apnea monitor. Pediatr Clin North Am. 1993 Oct; 40(5):897-911. PMID: 8414714.
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      22. Swaminathan S, Paton JY, Ward S, Sargent CW, Keens TG. Theophylline does not increase ventilatory responses to hypercapnia or hypoxia. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1992 Dec; 146(6):1398-401. PMID: 1456555.
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      23. Ward S, Keens TG. Prenatal substance abuse. Clin Perinatol. 1992 Dec; 19(4):849-60. PMID: 1464194.
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      24. Marcus CL, Omlin KJ, Basinki DJ, Bailey SL, Rachal AB, Von Pechmann WS, Keens TG, Ward S. Normal polysomnographic values for children and adolescents. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1992 Nov; 146(5 Pt 1):1235-9. PMID: 1443877.
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      25. Ward S, Bautista DB, Keens TG. Hypoxic arousal responses in normal infants. Pediatrics. 1992 May; 89(5 Pt 1):860-4. PMID: 1579395.
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      26. Marcus CL, Keens TG, Ward S. Comparison of nap and overnight polysomnography in children. Pediatr Pulmonol. 1992 May; 13(1):16-21. PMID: 1589307.
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      27. Marcus CL, Bautista DB, Amihyia A, Ward S, Keens TG. Hypercapneic arousal responses in children with congenital central hypoventilation syndrome. Pediatrics. 1991 Nov; 88(5):993-8. PMID: 1945641.
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