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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Enhancing pulmonary rehabilitation in veterans with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease through internet-based cognitive-behavioral treatment for insomnia
Principal Investigator:

Faith Luyster

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Congressional District Code: 18
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: April 2021 - March 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $106,559
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease that is highly prevalent among veterans. Pulmonary rehabilitation which incorporates exercise training and self-management education is recommended as standard management for COPD and aims to increase daily activity and quality of life through improvement in symptoms and exercise tolerance and prompting health behavior change. Although insomnia is common is veterans with COPD, the self-management education component of pu...

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