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Cathy A. Alessi, MD

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[CONTACT INFORMATION]
VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
16111 Plummer Street (11E)
North Hills, CA 91343
Phone: (818) 895-9311
Fax: (818) 895-9519
E-mail:cathy.alessi@va.gov

[AFFILIATION]
Professor of Medicine | Geriatric Medicine;
Acting Director, Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC),
VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System

[EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS]
Education:
BS, University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign, IL
MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine, Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Certification:
ABIM certification in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Sleep Medicine

[RESEARCH INTERESTS]
Sleep problems in older adults

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OTHER GRANTS
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VA Health Services Research & Development Service (HSR&D) — Implementing Sleep Interventions in Older Veterans. (IIR 08-295-1; PI: Alessi)

VA Health Services Research & Development Service (HSR&D) — Nonpharmacological Interventions on Sleep in Post-Acute Rehabilitation. (IIR-04-321-3; PI: Alessi)

VA Health Services Research & Development Service (HSR&D) — Treatment of Insomnia in Older Veterans: Identifying Obstacles of Best Practices. (PPO 09-239-1; PI: Alessi)