David S. Kountz, MD, MBA, FACP
Professor of Medicine, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Seton Hall Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine
Vice President, Academic Affairs, Jersey Shore University Medical Center
Co-Chief Academic Officer, Hackensack Meridian Health
Dr. David Kountz is Vice President, Academic Affairs for Jersey Shore University Medical Center (JSUMC) in Neptune, New Jersey and Co-Chief Academic Officer for the parent health network, Hackensack Meridian Health. In these roles he is responsible for coordinating non-nursing academic programs
(Continuing Medical Eeducation and Graduate Medical Education) at the hospital and across the 13 hospital network in Central and Northern New Jersey.
Dr. Kountz earned his AB at Princeton, MD at SUNY/Buffalo School of Medicine, and MBA from Georgian Court University. He completed residency training in Internal Medicine at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. Kountz was a member of the faculty at Hahnemann, Temple,
and Robert Wood Johnson Medical Schools with progressive responsibilities prior to joining Meridian in 2007.
A certified hypertension-clinician by the American Society of Hypertension, Dr. Kountz's clinical and research interests include the management of hypertension and
related disorders in underserved populations; the role of health literacy in health outcomes and medical education. He is immediate Past-President of the International Society on Hypertension in Blacks and currently
serves on the Board of Directors for the Alliance for Independent Medical Centers as well and the Governor's Council of the New Jersey Chapter of the American College of Physicians.
Dr. Kountz has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed publications, book chapters, editorials and abstracts, as well as serving as Principal Investigator, Co-Principal Investigator,
or Co-Investigator on more than 20 grants. In 2002 he was elected to the Stuart D. Cook, MD Master Educator Guild of Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Domingo Rodriguez-Cue, MD
Martin General Hospital Sleep Center, Williamston, NC
Integra Sleep, Raleigh, Clayton, and Chapel Hill, NC
Wilson Sleep Associates, Wilson, NC
Former Associate Professor, Eastern Carolina University School of Medicine
Dr. Domingo Rodriguez-Cue was born in Havana, Cuba. Inspired by his father, who was also a physician, he went to Medical School at San Pedro de Macoris in the Dominican Republic.
He did general surgery at Morristown Memorial Hospital in NJ and subsequently transferred to East Carolina University in Greenville, NC.
He completed a rural residency program and then a faculty development fellowship. Dr. Cue was featured in Peter Jennings's world news tonight American Agenda program
on TeleMedicine use in rural practice.
He trained students and residents with ECU for 4 years, and then went into private practice in Williamston, NC. He was chief of staff for 7 years and practiced holistic family medicine, including ICU, ER, OBGYN and newborn care. With a strong focus on diet and exercise, he felt he needed to focus on the third pillar of health, which is sleep. He underwent his sleep training at
Atlanta Sleep School at Northside Hospital. He became board certified in Sleep Medicine in 2009. He is also board certified in Family Medicine, but mostly practices sleep medicine.
He is the medical director of the Sound Sleep Institute in Raleigh, North Carolina, and practices at 6 locations throughout the state.
Dr. Cue is also a sleep consultant for CareHere on site Wellness and interprets sleep studies for several of their industrial and private clinics. His sleep practice is 40 % pediatrics
with a focus on movement disorders, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, circadian rhythm disorders and insomnia.
He interprets Level I polysomnograms and also Level II-IV home based tests.
Along with prescribing CPAP therapy, Dr. Cue also works closely with dentists to provide oral appliances for his sleep apnea patients. He is a member of the American Academy of Sleep
Medicine and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. He specializes in non pharmacologic approaches to insomnia and movement disorders.
He lectured at the 2013 North Carolina Academy of Sleep Medicine summer meeting on the association between sleep apnea and cancer. He also presented at the Carolina Sleep Society Meeting in 2015. One of his areas of interest is how the fusion of modern technology is interacting with every day sleep. Heis an avid user of actigraphy to help treat patients with circadian dysrythmias and movement disorders. His focus will be on common sleep disorders in primary care and achieving optimal sleep for your personal well-being.