Jessica Maxham Pisegna, PhD, MS, MEd

Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Jessica Pisegna
635 Commonwealth Avenue



  • Boston University, PhD
  • Boston University, MS
  • Long Island University Brooklyn, MEd
  • Hamilton College, BA

Classes Taught

  • Ann Zumwalt
  • ENT resident
  • Lab


  • Published on 1/4/2021

    Ganann MG, Kitila M, Patel R, Brook CD, Pisegna JM. The FEES box: A novel barrier to contain particles during aerosol-generating procedures. Am J Otolaryngol. 2021 Jan 04; 42(3):102888. PMID: 33460980.

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  • Published on 11/24/2020

    Plocienniczak MJ, Patel R, Pisegna J, Grillone G, Brook CD. Evaluating a Prototype Nasolaryngoscopy Hood During Aerosol-Generating Procedures in Otolaryngology. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 Nov 24; 194599820973652. PMID: 33228434.

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  • Published on 8/14/2020

    Marchina S, Pisegna JM, Massaro JM, Langmore SE, McVey C, Wang J, Kumar S. Transcranial direct current stimulation for post-stroke dysphagia: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. J Neurol. 2021 Jan; 268(1):293-304. PMID: 32797300.

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  • Published on 7/7/2020

    Pisegna JM, Langmore SE, Meyer TK, Pauloski B. Swallowing Patterns in the HNC Population: Timing of Penetration-Aspiration Events and Residue. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 Dec; 163(6):1232-1239. PMID: 32633196.

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  • Published on 5/14/2020

    Tadavarthi Y, Hosseini P, Reyes SE, Focht Garand KL, Pisegna JM, Pearson WG. Pilot Study of Quantitative Methods for Differentiating Pharyngeal Swallowing Mechanics by Dysphagia Etiology. Dysphagia. 2020 May 14. PMID: 32410203.

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  • Published on 4/18/2020

    Kim K, Pisegna JM, Kennedy S, Langmore S. Measuring Vallecular Volume on Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing: A Proof of Concept Study. Dysphagia. 2021 Feb; 36(1):96-107. PMID: 32303907.

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  • Published on 1/20/2020

    Borders JC, O'Dea MB, McNally E, Norberg E, Kitila M, Walsh M, Liu R, Pisegna JM. Inter- and Intra-Rater Reliability of Laryngeal Sensation Testing with the Touch Method During Flexible Endoscopic Evaluations of Swallowing. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2020 Jun; 129(6):565-571. PMID: 31958985.

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  • Published on 1/8/2020

    Pisegna JM, Kaneoka A, Coster WJ, Leonard R, Langmore SE. Residue Ratings on FEES: Trends for Clinical Application of Residue Measurement. Dysphagia. 2020 10; 35(5):834-842. PMID: 31912241.

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  • Published on 10/30/2019

    Kennedy S, Pisegna JM, Kim K, Parker L, Langmore S. The pitch glide speech task lacks clinical utility to infer laryngeal lift during swallowing†. Int J Speech Lang Pathol. 2020 10; 22(5):511-516. PMID: 31665611.

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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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