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Dr Karyn O'Keeffe PhD

Research Officer

Sleep/Wake Research Centre

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: 04 979 3260
    Location: 4D26, Block 4, Level D
    Campus: Wellington

Qualifications

  • PhD (2012)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Fatigue-related risk amongst health professionals

Improving sleep health

Treatment provision for sleep disorders

Thematics

Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (111705): Medical And Health Sciences (110000): Medical Physiology (111600): Neurosciences (110900): Other Medical and Health Sciences (119900): Public Health and Health Services (111700)

Keywords

Sleep physiology

Circadian physiology

Sleep disorders

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 1 6
Team Member 1 2

Research Outputs

Journal

Bakker, JP., O'Keeffe, KM., Neill, AM., & Campbell, AJ. (2014). Continuous positive airway pressure treatment for obstructive sleep apnoea: Māori, Pacific and New Zealand European experiences. Journal of Primary Health Care. 6(3), 221-228
[Journal article]Authored by: O'Keeffe, K.
Bakker, JP., O'Keeffe, KM., Neill, AM., & Campbell, AJ. (2011). Ethnic disparities in CPAP adherence in New Zealand: Effects of socioeconomic status, health literacy and self-efficacy. Sleep. 34(11), 1595-1603
[Journal article]Authored by: O'Keeffe, K.
O'Keeffe, KM., Gander, PH., Scott, WG., & Scott, HM. (2012). Insomnia treatment in New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal. , 46-59
[Journal article]Authored by: Gander, P., O'Keeffe, K.
Scott, GW., Scott, HM., O'Keeffe, KM., & Gander, PH. (2011). Insomnia - treatment pathways, costs and quality of life. Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation. 9
[Journal article]Authored by: Gander, P., O'Keeffe, K.
Muhm, JM., Signal, TL., Rock, PB., Jones, SP., O'Keeffe, KM., Weaver, MR., . . . Belenky, G. (2009). Sleep at simulated 2438 m: Effects on oxygenation, sleep quality, and postsleep performance. Aviation Space and Environmental Medicine. 80(8), 691-697
[Journal article]Authored by: Gander, P., O'Keeffe, K., Signal, T.
O'Keeffe, KM., Galletly, DC., Miller, JH., & Larsen, PD. (2005). Quantal breathing frequency variation in halothane anaesthetised neonatal rats. Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology. 146(2-3), 147-153
[Journal article]Authored by: O'Keeffe, K.
Campbell, AJ., Leigh Signal, T., O'Keeffe, KM., & Bakker, JP. (2011). Narcolepsy in new zealand: Pathway to diagnosis and effect on quality of life. New Zealand Medical Journal. 124(1336)
[Journal article]Authored by: O'Keeffe, K., Signal, T.
Fleming, JS., Gibson, R., Harris, B., Morgan, S., Noble, A., O'Keeffe, K., . . . Gander, P. (2011). The 'waking incubator': Exploring the interface between the performing arts and the science of sleep. International Journal of Science in Society. 2(3), 291-308 Retrieved from http://ijy.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.187/prod.144
[Journal article]Authored by: Gander, P., Gibson, R., Morgan, S., Noble, A., O'Keeffe, K.

Creative Work

Morgan, S., O'Keeffe, K., & Pierce, R. (2010) Expo the Waking Incubator. [Exhibition] Minas Gerais, Brazil
[Artwork]Authored by: Morgan, S., O'Keeffe, K.

Report

O'Keeffe, KM., & Gander, PH.(2012). Best practice rostering, shift work and hours of work: A review. Wellington, New Zealand: Sleep/Wake Research Centre, Massey University
[Technical Report]Authored by: Gander, P., O'Keeffe, K.
O'Keeffe, KM., Gander, PH., Guy Scott, W., & Scott, HM.(2012). Insomnia treatment in New Zealand.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Gander, P., O'Keeffe, K.
Jay, SM., Signal, TL., O'Keeffe, KM., & Gander, PH.(2010). The effects of mild hypobaric hypoxia on oxygen saturation during sleep: An investigation of the physiologic mechanisms and significance. Wellington, New Zealand: Sleep/Wake Research Centre
[Technical Report]Authored by: Gander, P., O'Keeffe, K.
Signal, TL., Gander, PH., Van den Berg, MJ., & O'Keeffe, KM.(2007). Time course and magnitude of sleep inertia: Interim progress report. Wellington: Massey University SWRC
[Technical Report]Authored by: Gander, P., O'Keeffe, K., Signal, T., van den Berg, M.
Signal, TL., O'Keeffe, KM., Gander, PH., & Van den Berg, MJ.(2007). Investigation to determine the effects of mild hypobaric hypoxia on sleep and post-sleep neurobehavioural performance: Report on sleep and oximetry data. Wellington, New Zealand: Sleep/Wake Research Centre
[Technical Report]Authored by: Gander, P., O'Keeffe, K., Signal, T., van den Berg, M.

Conference

Zaslona, JL., O'Keeffe, KM., Signal, TL., & Gander, PH. (2016). Pilots' self-reported fatigue management on long-range and ultra-long-range routes. In Journal of Sleep and Sleep Disorders Research Vol. 39 (pp. A71 - A71). , 30th Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies: Associated Professional Sleep Societies
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Gander, P., O'Keeffe, K., Signal, T., Zaslona, J.
Zaslona, JL., O'Keeffe, KM., Signal, TL., & Gander, PH. (2015). Pilots' perspectives on in-flight sleep facilities: A retrospective study of data from four airlines. In Journal of Sleep and Sleep Disorders Research Vol. Abstract Supplement (pp. A128 - A128). , 29th Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, LLC: American Academy of Sleep Medicine
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Gander, P., O'Keeffe, K., Signal, T., Zaslona, J.
Bakker, JP., O'Keeffe, KM., Neill, A., & Campbell, AJ. (2014). Thematic Analysis Of Barriers To Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Adherence Amongst Ethnic Groups In New Zealand. In AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RESPIRATORY AND CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE Vol. 189
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: O'Keeffe, K.
Scott, HM., Scott, WG., O'Keeffe, K., & Gander, P. (2012, July). Insomnia treatment: Evaluating the health practitioners, patients' pathways, treatment costs and quality of life. Presented at 9th European Conference on Health Economics [ECHE 2012] Progress in Health Economics. Zurich, Switzerland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gander, P., O'Keeffe, K.
Bakker, JP., O'Keeffe, KM., Neill, A., & Campbell, A.(2011, June 11). Ethnic disparities in CPAP compliance in New Zealand: Effects of socioeconomic deprivation, health literacy and self-efficacy. In Sleep Vol. Abstract Supplement (pp. A137). , 25th Annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies (APSS)
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: O'Keeffe, K.
O'Keeffe, KM., Larsen, PD., & Galletly, DC. (2010). Cardioventilatory coupling during sleep: Association with age and gender. In Sleep and Biological Rhythms Vol. Suppl 1 (pp. A64). , 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association and Australasian Sleep Technologissts Association
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: O'Keeffe, K.
Scott, HM., Scott, WG., Gander, PH., & O'Keeffe, KM.(2009, July 12). Pathways and treatment of insomnia: Developing a health economic costing model for New Zealand.. , 7th iHEA Congress on Health Economics
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Gander, P., O'Keeffe, K.
O'Keeffe, KM., Gander, PH., Scott, WG., & Scott, HM. (2008). Comparison of insomnia treatment providers in New Zealand. In Sleep and Biological Rhythms Vol. Suppl 1 (pp. A34). , 20th ASM of Australasian Sleep Association and Australasian Sleep Technologists Association.
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Gander, P., O'Keeffe, K.
Muhm, M., Signal, TL., Rock, P., Jones, S., O'Keeffe, KM., Weaver, M., . . . Belenky, G. (2008). Sleep and oxygen saturation at 8000 feet. In Sleep and Biological Rhythms Vol. Suppl 1 (pp. A17 - A18). , The 20th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Technologists Association: Wiley-Blackwell
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: O'Keeffe, K., Signal, T.
O'Keeffe, KM., Galletly, DC., Campbell, AJ., & Larsen, PD. (2007). Repeatability of cardioventilatory coupling during sleep in human adults. In Sleep and Biological Rhythms Vol. Suppl 1 (pp. A84). , WorldSleep07: 5th World Congress of the World Federation of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Societies
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: O'Keeffe, K.
Campbell, A., Signal, TL., & O'Keeffe, KM. (2006). Narcolepsy in New Zealand. In Sleep and Biological Rhythms Vol. Suppl 1 (pp. A22). , 19th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association and the Australasian Sleep Technologists Association
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: O'Keeffe, K., Signal, T.

Thesis

Zaslona, JL. (2017). In-flight sleep as a pilot fatigue mitigation on long range and ultra-long range flights. (Doctoral Thesis, Massey University, New Zealand)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Zaslona, J.Edited by: O'Keeffe, K., Signal, T.
O'Keeffe, KM. (2012). Interaction between cardiac and ventilatory timing during sleep. (Doctoral Thesis, University of Otago, New Zealand)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: O'Keeffe, K.

Other

Scott, HM., Scott, WG., O'Keeffe, KM., & Gander, PH. (2010, August). Insomnia treatment: Evaluating the health practitioners, pathways, treatment costs and quality of life. In Wellington Health and Biomedical Research Society Poster Meeting, Massey University. Presented at Wellington, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gander, P., O'Keeffe, K.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
CoSupervisor 0 1

Completed Doctoral Supervision

CoSupervisor of:

  • 2017 - Jennifer Louise Zaslona - PhD
    In-Flight Sleep as a Pilot Fatigue Mitigation on Long Range and Ultra-Long Range Flights

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