Gintas P. Krisciunas, MPH, MA
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

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.

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. 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
  2. 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;
  3. 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
  4. 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;
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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;
  8. Moss M, White SD, Warner H, Dvorkin D, Fink D, Gomez-Taborda S, Higgins C, Krisciunas GP, Levitt JE, McKeehan J, McNally E, Rubio A, Scheel R, Siner JM, Vojnik R, Langmore SE. Development of an Accurate Bedside Swallowing Evaluation Decision Tree Algorithm for Detecting Aspiration in Acute Respiratory Failure Survivors. Chest. 2020 11; 158(5):1923-1933.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32721404; PMCID: PMC7674978; DOI: 10.1016/j.chest.2020.07.051;
  9. Halevi-Katz D, 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. 2021 Jan; 35(1):40-51. PMID: 31416749
  10. 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 04; 35(2):360-368.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31317266
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