Dr. Julio A. Miranda, the founder of Sleep Panama, is an American-trained doctor. He is a specialist in Internal Medicine, Pulmonology (diseases of the lungs), and Critical Care Medicine with special training in diseases and disorders of sleep at the Sleep Disorders Center of Dartmouth Medical School in New Hampshire, USA.
||4/97-3/00 Instructor of Medicine - University of Panama
4/00-6/01 Assistant Professor of Medicine - University of Panama
7/04-6/05 Instructor of Medicine - Rush University, Chicago, Illinois
7/05-6/08 Instructor of Medicine, Critical Care and Pulmonary Physiology - Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire
ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES:
2/96-3/97 Panamanian Association for Family Planning (APLAFA)
Changuinola, Bocas del Toro, Republica de Panama - Medical Director
1/01-4/01 Hospital Complex of the CSS, Panama City, Panama -
Selection Committee for Internal Medicine Residents
2001 Applied Computing Center of the Social Security Fund - Member
6/04-7/05 Applicants Selection Committee for Internal Medicine Residency at Cook County Hospital, Chicago, Illinois - Reviewer
6/04-7/05 Promotions Committee Program Resident Internal Medicine Cook County Hospital, Chicago, Illinois - Member Evaluator
Original Articles (Peer Reviewed):
- Trick WE, Miranda JA, Evans A, Charles-Damte M, Reilly BM, Clarke P. Prospective cohort
study of central venous catheters among internal medicine ward patients. American Journal of
Infection Control. 2006 Dec;34(10):636-41.
- Miranda JA, Trick WE, Evans AT, Charles-Damte M, Reilly BM, Clarke P. Firm-based trial to
improve central venous catheter insertion practices. Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2007
- Miranda JA, Ernst A. Complications in interventional pulmonology. Minerva Pneumologica.
2007 June:46 (2):109-21.
A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study to assess the efficacy, safety and
tolerability to indacaterol in patients with COPD using formoterol and tiotropium.
Novartis Pharmaceutical Corporation. Approved on 6/1/2007 at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical
Center. Sub-Principal Investigator.
Approved Research by Dartmouth Medical School (currently under preparation):
Safety and Tolerability of Inhaled Hypertonic Saline in Cystic Fibrosis Patients with Severe. Prospective Study. Principal Investigator: Julio A. Miranda.
Early mortality (less than 24 hours) in the Intensive Care Unit of the Hospital of Dartmouth College in the period 2001 to 2007. New Hampshire, USA. Principal Investigator: Julio A. Miranda