4150 V St., Suite 3400
Sacramento, CA 95817
B.A., Sonoma State University, Sonoma, California, 1986
M.S., UC San Francisco, San Francisco, California, 1988
American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, 2003
American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, 2001
American Board of Sleep Medicine, 2003
American College of Chest Physicians
American Medical Association
American Thoracic Society
Honors and Awards:
Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award, UC Davis Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellows, 2010
America's Best Women's Physician, 2009
America's Top Physician Award, 2009
America's Top Physician Award From Consumer's Research Council, 2007
Select Recent Publications:
Hardin K. A. Syndromic Crainosynostosis: Complicated airway obstruction calls for progressive strategies in surgical management. Expert Rev Resp Med, 2010;4(3): 315-319.
Zeki, A.A., M. Schivo , A.L. Chan, K.A. Hardin, N.J. Kenyon, T.E. Albertson, G.L. Rosenquist, S. Louie. Immunological Aspects and Geoepidemiology of COPD and Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Autoimmunity Reviews, 2010;34(3): 327-338.
Hardin, K.A. Sleep in the ICU: potential mechanisms and clinical implications. Chest, 2009;136(1): 284-94.
Hilty, D, Young, J, Bourgeoise, J, Klein, S, and Hardin, K. Algorithms for the assessment and management of insomnia in primary care. Patient Preference and Adherence, 2009;3: 9-20.
J. Young., D. Hilty, J. Bourgeoise, and Hardin, K.A. Sleep in Hospitalized Medical Patients, Part 2: Behavioral and Pharmacological Management of Sleep Disturbances. Journal of Hospital Medicine, 2009;4(1): 50-59.
J. Young, D. Hilty, J. Bourgeoise, and Hardin, K.A. Sleep in Hospitalized Medical Patients, Part 1: Factors Affecting Sleep. Journal of Hospital Medicine, 2008;3(6): 473-482.
Hardin, K.A., F. Meyers, S. Louie. Intergrating palliative care in severe chronic obstructive lung disease. COPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, 2008;5: 207-220.
Tzeng, Z.D., M. Markman, and Hardin, K.A. Necrotizing pneumonia and pulmonary gangrene: Difficulty in diagnosis and evaluation, and treatment. Critical Care/Respiratory Care, 2007;14: 166-170.