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Wayne State University School of Medicine

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James A Rowley, MD
Professor, Clinical Educator
Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship Director
Chief of Medicine, Harper University Hospital
Full Time
Medical Fellow/Resident/Student Instruction

Harper University Hospital
3990 John R - 3 Hudson
Detroit, MI 48201

(313) 745-8210
Clinical Interests

Sleep-disordered breathing

Sleep disorders

COPD

Asthma

Cough

Dyspnea

Education

1981-85 B.A., Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA
1985-89 M.D., New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY

 

Post Graduate Training

1989-90 Medical Intern, The University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL

1990-92 Medical Resident, The University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL

1992-95 Fellow, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Faculty Appointments

2010-present
Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine

 

 

 

Research

Dr. Rowley’s research interests are in diagnosis, clinical manifestations and treatment of sleep-disordered breathing.

Peer-Reviewed Publications

PubMed     

Reviews and Books

Book Chapters

Rowley, JA, Badr, MS. Normal sleep. In: Badr MS, ed. Essentials of Sleep Medicine: An Approach for Clinical Pulmonology. New York: Humana Press, 2011, pages 1-15.

Rowley, JA. Approach to hypersomnia. In: Badr MS, ed. Essentials of Sleep Medicine: An Approach for Clinical Pulmonology. New York: Humana Press, 2011, pages 73-89.

Rowley, JA, Badr, MS. Breathing during sleep: ventilation and the upper airway.In: Carney, PR, Berry, RB, Geyer, JD, ed. Clinical Sleep Disorders. 2nd Edition Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2011, pages: 53-70.

Rowley, JA. Diagnostic algorithm for sleep-related breathing disorders. In: Kushida C.A. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Sleep, Vol. 3, Waltham, MA: Academic Press. 2013, pp. 460-464.

Reviews

Arfoosh, R, Rowley, JA. Adherence to Positive Airway Pressure. Sleep Med Clin 5:321-334, 2010.


Caples SM, Rowley JA, Prinsell JR, Pallanch JF, Elamin MB, Katz SG, Harwick JD. Surgical Modifications of upper airway for obstructive sleep apnea in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Sleep 33:1396-1407, 2010.

Guidelines

Aurora RN, Chowdhuri S, Ramar K, Bista SR, Casey KR, Lamm CI, Kristo DA, Mallea JM, Rowley JA, Zak RS, Tracy SL. The treatment of central sleep apnea syndromes in adults: practice parameters with an evidence-based literature review and meta-analyses. Sleep 2012;35(1):17-40.

Aurora RN, Kristo DA, Bista SR, Rowley JA, Zak RS, Casey KR, Lamm CI, Tracy SL, Rosenberg RS. The treatment of restless leg syndrome and periodic limb movement disorder in adults�an update for 2012: Practice parameters with an evidence-based systematic review and meta-analyses. Sleep 2012; 35:1039-1062.

Aurora RN, Lamm CI, Zak RS, Kristo DA, Bista SR, Rowley JA, Casey KR. Practice parameters for the non-respiratory indications for polysomnography and multiple sleep latency testing for children Sleep 2012; 35:1467-1473.