Gintas P. Krisciunas, PhD, MPH, MA Hear my name
Research Assistant Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

MPH, Boston University School of Public Health
MA, Boston University School of Medicine

Pronouns: he/him/his

Gintas Krisciunas is a Research Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology at Chobanian and Avedisian 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.

Aspiration in Acute Respiratory Failure Survivors
08/23/2021 - 05/31/2025 (PI)
University of Colorado National Institute o

CTSI Voucher Award: Variation in Dysphagia Clinical Care
12/01/2021 - 05/31/2023 (PI)
Trustees of Boston University, BUMC

A prospective multi-center study comparing the performance of the Dysphagia Detection System (DDS…
08/30/2017 - 08/30/2020 (PI)
Nestec Ltd.

Prospective Exploration of Dual Axis Accelerometry Swallowing Signals as a Means of Detecting Swallo
06/13/2014 - 09/30/2017 (PI)
Nestec Ltd.


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  1. Daniels K, Chanda A, Berry L, Edke A, Patel P, Wun A, Krisciunas GP. A Survey of Manual Therapy Techniques and Protocols Used to Prevent or Treat Dysphagia in Head and Neck Cancer Patients During and after Radiation Therapy. Glob Adv Integr Med Health. 2024; 13:27536130241263349. PMID: 38903482; PMCID: PMC11189010; DOI: 10.1177/27536130241263349;
  2. Krisciunas GP, Scheel R, Slavin M. Implementing Dysphagia Outcome Assessments into Clinical Settings: Leveraging Principles of Implementation, Dissemination, and Psychometrics. Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2024 Mar 07; 33(2):707-715. PMID: 38284938
  3. Kitila M, Borders JC, Krisciunas GP, McNally E, Pisegna JM. Confidence, Accuracy, and Reliability of Penetration-Aspiration Scale Ratings on Flexible Endoscopic Evaluations of Swallowing by Speech Pathologists. Dysphagia. 2024 Jun; 39(3):504-513.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37980635
  4. Amador R, Goebel R, Noordzij JP, Bhatt NK, Cohen S, Daniels K, Tracy L, Yajima M, Krisciunas GP. A systematic review and meta-analysis of neuromodulators to treat chronic airway hypersensitivity. Am J Otolaryngol. 2023; 44(3):103815.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36870112
  5. Speyer R, Cordier R, Denman D, Windsor C, Krisciunas GP, Smithard D, Heijnen BJ. Development of Two Patient Self-Reported Measures on Functional Health Status (FOD) and Health-Related Quality of Life (QOD) in Adults with Oropharyngeal Dysphagia Using the Delphi Technique. J Clin Med. 2022 Oct 07; 11(19). PMID: 36233787; PMCID: PMC9572600; DOI: 10.3390/jcm11195920;
  6. Chanda A, Krisciunas GP, Grillone GA. Correlating muscle resection with functional swallow outcomes: An anatomic framework informed systematic review of the literature. Am J Otolaryngol. 2022 Mar-Apr; 43(2):103386.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35158265
  7. Martino R, Fitch MI, Fuller CD, Hope A, Krisciunas G, Langmore SE, Lazarus C, Macdonald CL, McCulloch T, Mills G, Palma DA, Pytynia K, Ringash J, Sultanem K, Theurer J, Thorpe KE, Hutcheson K. The PRO-ACTIVE trial protocol: a randomized study comparing the effectiveness of PROphylACTic swallow InterVEntion for patients receiving radiotherapy for head and neck cancer. BMC Cancer. 2021 Oct 13; 21(1):1100.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34645411; PMCID: PMC8513207; DOI: 10.1186/s12885-021-08826-0;
  8. Langmore SE, Krisciunas GP, Warner H, White SD, Dvorkin D, Fink D, McNally E, Scheel R, Higgins C, Levitt JE, McKeehan J, Deane S, Siner JM, Vojnik R, Moss M. Correction to: Abnormalities of Aspiration and Swallowing Function in Survivors of Acute Respiratory Failure. Dysphagia. 2021 Oct; 36(5):842-853.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33635374
  9. Langmore SE, Krisciunas GP, Warner H, White SD, Dvorkin D, Fink D, McNally E, Scheel R, Higgins C, Levitt JE, McKeehan J, Deane S, Siner JM, Vojnik R, Moss M. Abnormalities of Aspiration and Swallowing Function in Survivors of Acute Respiratory Failure. Dysphagia. 2021 10; 36(5):831-841.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33156398
  10. Krisciunas GP, Langmore SE, Gomez-Taborda S, Fink D, Levitt JE, McKeehan J, McNally E, Scheel R, Rubio AC, Siner JM, Vojnik R, Warner H, White SD, Moss M. The Association Between Endotracheal Tube Size and Aspiration (During Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing) in Acute Respiratory Failure Survivors. Crit Care Med. 2020 11; 48(11):1604-1611.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32804785; PMCID: PMC7644217; DOI: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000004554;
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