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Department of Internal Medicine

Kimberly A. Hardin, M.D. View profile as PDF

Clinical Interests

Kimberly A. Hardin's primary clinical area of interest is in pulmonary medicine. She is director of the UC Davis Health System—Veterans Administration Hospital Sleep Lab. Her research includes sleep deprivation in the ICU patient and the development of new bedside neurophysiologic monitoring techniques in patients receiving neuromuscular blocking agents.


Director, Sleep Medicine Fellowship Program


Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care


Internal Medicine


Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine


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M.D., UC Irvine College of Medicine, Irvine, California, 1995
B.A., Sonoma State University, Sonoma, California, 1986
M.S., UC San Francisco, San Francisco, California, 1988


University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 1995-96


University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 1996-98


University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 1998-2001

Board Certifications:

American Board of Internal Medicine, 1998
American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, 2003
American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, 2001
American Board of Sleep Medicine, 2003

Professional Memberships:

American Academy of Sleep Medicine
American College of Chest Physicians
American Medical Association
American Thoracic Society

Select Honors and Awards:

Princeton Recognition Award for Professional Women, 2010

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. Integrating 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.

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