Gintas Petras Krisciunas, MPH, MA

Research Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Gintas Krisciunas
820 Harrison Ave

Biography

Gintas Krisciunas is a Research Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology at Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center. His research focuses on clinical outcomes with a particular focus on head and neck cancer treatment morbidity. His interdisciplinary research involves testing behavioral treatments for radiation induced dysphagia, designing outcome measurement instruments, and creating/testing novel medical technologies related to surgical margin guidance and endoscopy. He has served as a PI, Co-I, or project manager on a number of NIH, PCORI, industry, and internally funded clinical research projects, and serves as a member of the Boston University Medical Center IRB.

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Education

  • Boston University School of Medicine, MA/MPH

Publications

  • Published on 8/12/2019

    Katz DH, Sella O, Golan H, Banai K, Van Swearingen J, Krisciunas GP, Abbott KV. Buteyko Breathing Technique for Exertion-Induced Paradoxical Vocal Fold Motion (EI-PVFM). J Voice. 2019 Aug 12. PMID: 31416749.

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  • Published on 7/17/2019

    Silbergleit AK, Schultz L, Krisciunas G, Langmore S. Association of Neck Range of Motion and Skin Caliper Measures on Dysphagia Outcomes in Head and Neck Cancer and Effects of Neck Stretches and Swallowing Exercises. Dysphagia. 2020 Apr; 35(2):360-368. PMID: 31317266.

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  • Published on 4/24/2019

    Krisciunas GP, Vakharia A, Lazarus C, Taborda SG, Martino R, Hutcheson K, McCulloch T, Langmore SE. Application of Manual Therapy for Dysphagia in Head and Neck Cancer Patients: A Preliminary National Survey of Treatment Trends and Adverse Events. Glob Adv Health Med. 2019; 8:2164956119844151. PMID: 31041144.

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  • Published on 1/29/2019

    Borders JC, Fink D, Levitt JE, McKeehan J, McNally E, Rubio A, Scheel R, Siner JM, Taborda SG, Vojnik R, Warner H, White SD, Langmore SE, Moss M, Krisciunas GP. Relationship Between Laryngeal Sensation, Length of Intubation, and Aspiration in Patients with Acute Respiratory Failure. Dysphagia. 2019 08; 34(4):521-528. PMID: 30694412.

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  • Published on 1/10/2019

    Van Daele DJ, Langmore SE, Krisciunas GP, Lazarus CL, Pauloski BR, McCulloch TM, Gramigna GD, Messing BP, Wagner CW, Mott SL. The impact of time after radiation treatment on dysphagia in patients with head and neck cancer enrolled in a swallowing therapy program. Head Neck. 2019 03; 41(3):606-614. PMID: 30629306.

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  • Published on 1/1/2019

    McNally E, Krisciunas GP, Langmore SE, Crimlisk JT, Pisegna JM, Massaro J. Oral Care Clinical Trial to Reduce Non-Intensive Care Unit, Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia: Lessons for Future Research. J Healthc Qual. 2019 Jan/Feb; 41(1):1-9. PMID: 29634593.

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  • Published on 10/1/2018

    Crimlisk JT, Krisciunas GP, Sipe MH, Winter MR, Gonzalez RM, Grillone GA. Emergency Airway Response Team (EART) Documentation: Criteria, Feasibility, and Usability. Crit Care Nurs Q. 2018 Oct/Dec; 41(4):426-438. PMID: 30153187.

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  • Published on 9/1/2017

    Crimlisk JT, Krisciunas GP, Grillone GA, Gonzalez RM, Winter MR, Griever SC, Fernandes E, Medzon R, Blansfield JS, Blumenthal A. Emergency Airway Response Team Simulation Training: A Nursing Perspective. Dimens Crit Care Nurs. 2017 Sep/Oct; 36(5):290-297. PMID: 28777116.

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  • Published on 8/15/2017

    Kaneoka A, Pisegna JM, Krisciunas GP, Nito T, LaValley MP, Stepp CE, Langmore SE. Variability of the Pressure Measurements Exerted by the Tip of Laryngoscope During Laryngeal Sensory Testing: A Clinical Demonstration. Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2017 Aug 15; 26(3):729-736. PMID: 28732098.

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  • Published on 7/28/2017

    Grillone GA, Wang Z, Krisciunas GP, Tsai AC, Kannabiran VR, Pistey RW, Zhao Q, Rodriguez-Diaz E, A'Amar OM, Bigio IJ. The color of cancer: Margin guidance for oral cancer resection using elastic scattering spectroscopy. Laryngoscope. 2017 Sep; 127 Suppl 4:S1-S9. PMID: 28752518.

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