Associate Professor, Director of Sleep, Health & Wellness Lab
Physical Therapy & Rehab Science Dept , University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, Kansas
Catherine (Katie) Siengsukon ,PT, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science and is the Director of the Sleep, Health & Wellness (SleepWell) Laboratory at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Siengsukon’s research agenda includes understanding the association between sleep and other health-related outcomes (ie. fatigue, cognitive function, pain) and investigating non-pharmacological interventions (ie. exercise, CBT-I) to improve sleep quality in adults, including those with multiple sclerosis. Dr. Siengsukon's research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the American Heart Association, and National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Dr. Siengsukon received her MPT from Rockhurst University in 2002 and her PhD in Rehabilitation Science from the University of Kansas Medical Center in 2008.