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Ignacio E. Tapia, MD
Ignacio E. Tapia
Attending Physician

Dr. Tapia's research program focuses on understanding the central nervous system complications of obstructive sleep apnea in children.



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Education and Training

MD, University of Concepcion, Chile, 1993

MTR, University of Pennsylvania (Translational Research), 2014

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Director, Pulmonary Medicine Fellowship Program

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Professional Memberships

American Thoracic Society, 2006-

Sleep Research Society, 2007-

American Academy of Sleep Medicine, 2010-

Pediatric Pulmonary Training Directors Association, 2014-

Pennsylvania Sleep Society, 2014-

Society for Pediatric Research, 2017-

Professional Awards

European Respiratory Society Travel Award, 2002

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Travel Award, 2003

American College of Chest Physicians Travel Award, 2005

Associated Professional Sleep Societies Honorable Research abstract award, 2008

Clinical and Translational Research Center Junior Investigator Pilot Grant Program, 2010

American Board of Sleep Medicine Junior Faculty Award, American Sleep Medicine Foundation, 2013

Carole L. Marcus Outstanding Achievement Award, American Thoracic Society, 2018