Polysomnography; Sleep Diagnostics and Therapeutics; Respiratory Care; Public Health
Integrating her experience in clinical practice, research, and public health, Lisa Endee’s areas of expertise include pediatric and adult polysomnography, outpatient clinic management, standards for accreditation, quality assurance and performance improvement in sleep diagnostics, and public sleep wellness. Lisa spent the early part of her career managing the clinical operations of a 6-bed adult sleep testing center and a 4-bed pediatric sleep disorders center, and leading the facility towards success in becoming an American Academy of Sleep Medicine accredited facility. Since transitioning to academia, Lisa’s scholarly endeavors have included various publications contributing knowledge to her field as well as numerous research projects and public health initiatives targeting community sleep health. Some of her most notable contributions include authoring the textbook, “Essentials of Polysomnography: A Training Guide and Reference for Sleep Technicians, 3rd Edition,” and serving as an item writer for the National Board for Respiratory Care Sleep Specialty Exam and a co-author of several articles for the journals Respiratory Care, Health Promotion Practice, and the American Association of Respiratory Care’s Sleep Section. Through grant funding, Lisa has spearheaded three public health initiatives targeting the prevention of drowsy driving including a drowsy driving data collection and curriculum development project that involved a pilot study and program evaluation, the development of the stopdrowsydriving.org website and launch of a drowsy driving prevention social media campaign, and the development of a webinar targeting fatigue and drowsy driving in law enforcement personnel. In addition, Lisa has been an invited presenter at various community and academic venues, on topics that include sleep diagnostics and therapeutics, the dangers and prevention of drowsy driving, and the effect of digital media on sleep. Lisa serves as an active member of numerous professional organizational committees for the American Association of Sleep Technologists and the New York State Society for Respiratory Care.
Bachelor of Science, Fordham University
Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care, Stony Brook University
Master of Public Health, Stony Brook University