Siengsukon, Katie

Siengsukon, Katie
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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 Laboratory at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. Dr. Siengsukon received her Masters in Physical Therapy from Rockhurst University in 2002 and her PhD in Rehabilitation Science from the University of Kansas Medical Center in 2008. Dr. Siengsukon has received research funding from the American Heart Association and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Her research focuses on understanding the relationship between sleep and other health-related outcomes (such as fatigue, cognitive and physical function, pain) and non-pharmacological interventions (cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia and exercise) to enhance sleep, primarily in adults with multiple sclerosis. She has presented her research and education sessions on sleep-related topics at national conferences, including the American Physical Therapy Association’s Combined Sections Meeting, International Stroke Conference, and the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers Annual Meeting.