2021 Scientific Poster Winners

Find out which Posters received special recognition.


Posters General

Scientific Posters are a key component to the cutting-edge research presented at the Annual Meeting. These visual displays detail the latest advancements in otolaryngology research and allow the viewers the opportunity to appraise and assimilate scientific evidence for improved patient care practices. The Annual Meeting Program Committee recognize the following authors for their Scientific Poster presentations during the 2021 Annual Meeting. All Posters are available to view online at https://www.researchposters.com/display_posters.aspx?code=AAO2021.

BEST IN SHOW

Reliability of a Pediatric Sleep Endoscopy Scoring System (SP421) Authors: Adrian Williamson, MD; Samira Ibrahim, DO; Wei Fang, PhD; Matthew Kabalan, MD; Steven W. Coutras, MD, FRACS; Michele M. Carr, MD, DDS, PhD, FRCSCReliability of a Pediatric Sleep Endoscopy Scoring System (SP421)

Authors: Adrian Williamson, MD; Samira Ibrahim, DO; Wei Fang, PhD; Matthew Kabalan, MD; Steven W. Coutras, MD, FRACS; Michele M. Carr, MD, DDS, PhD, FRCSC

BEST BASIC SCIENCE

Acute Tracheal Injury Assessment Following Tracheostomy in Pigs (SP195) Authors: Alexandra Jeanne Berges, MD; Ioan Lina, MD; Rafael Ospino; Hsiu-Wen Tsai, Dacheng Ding, MD, PhD; Alexander T. Hillel, MDAcute Tracheal Injury Assessment Following Tracheostomy in Pigs (SP195)

Authors: Alexandra Jeanne Berges, MD; Ioan Lina, MD; Rafael Ospino; Hsiu-Wen Tsai, Dacheng Ding, MD, PhD; Alexander T. Hillel, MD

HONORABLE MENTION 

(One selected for each specialty area below)

Business of Medicine:  

A Simple Checkbox Improves Gender Representation at AAO-HNSF Annual Meetings (SP545)

Authors: Lekha V. Yesantharao, BS; Jamie R. Litvack, MD; Sujana S. Chandrasekhar, MD; Deepa J. Galaiya, MD

Comprehensive Otolaryngology:

Quantifying Tracheal Graft Function in vivo with Computational Fluid Dynamics (SP049)

Authors: Barak Spector; Lumei Liu; Kai Zhao, PhD; Tendy Chiang, MD

Endocrine:
Thyroid Tumor Immune Microenvironment in Nodules with Indeterminate FNA (SP578) Authors: Jennifer March; Maisie L. Shindo, MD; Courtney Betts; Sam Sivagnanam; Lisa Coussens; Olga Senashova

Facial Plastics:

Perioperative Hypercoagulability in Free Flap Reconstructions Performed for Intracranial Tumors (SP553)

Authors: Gabriela Lilly, MD; Ryan Li, MD; Daniel Petrisor, DMD, MD; Steven Cannady, MD; Joseph Curry, MD; Sidharth Puram, MD, PhD; Patrik Pipkorn, MD; Andrew Fuson, MD; Larissa Sweeny, MD; Mark Wax, MD

Head and Neck Predicting Complications: Comparing Surgeon Assessment to Validated Risk Calculators (SP160)
Authors:
Kelly Vittetoe, BS; Kelly C. Landeen, MD; C. Burton Wood, MD; Marc Logan Bennett, MD

Laryngology and Broncho-esophagology Acute Tracheal Injury Assessment Following Tracheostomy in Pigs (SP195)
Authors:
Alexandra Jeanne Berges, MD; Ioan Lina, MD; Rafael Ospino; Hsiu-Wen Tsai; Dacheng Ding, MD, PhD; Alexander T. Hillel, MD

Otology:

Frequency Reallocation Based on Cochlear Place Frequencies in Cochlear Implants (SP268)

Authors: Marco Carner, MD; Flavia Di Maro; Andrea Sacchetto, MD; Davide Soloperto, MD, PhD; Daniele Marchioni, MD, PhD

Pediatric:

Public Perception of Tympanostomy Tubes in Children: A Social Media Analysis (SP419)

Authors: Nicholas A. Rossi, MD; Katherine R. French, MD; Chad L. Evans, BS; Jason F. Ohlstein, MD, MS, MPH; Luis D. Neve, MD, MS; Dayton L. Young, MD; Brian J. McKinnon, MD, MBA, MPH; Tomoko Makishima, MD, PhD; Shiva Daram, MD, MBA; Harold S. Pine, MD

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement:

Preoperative Functional Status Assessment Before Major Head and Neck Surgery (SP352)

Authors: Ashley L. Miller, MD; Andrew Holcomb, MD; Anuraag Parikh, MD; Julianne Richards, PA-C; Eleni Rettig, MD; Mark A. Varvares, MD

Professional and Personal Development: Pregnancy and Fertility Trends among Female Otolaryngologists (SP456)
Authors:
Makenzie Huguet, BSc; Angela M. Beliveau, MPH, CCRP; Sandra Taylor, PhD; Debbie A. Aizenberg, MD

Rhinology/Allergy:

Closure of Oroantral Communication with Combined Endoscopic Sinus Surgery and Buccal Fat Pad Graft (SP471)

Authors: Tory A. McKnight; Gurston Nyquist, MD; Theodore Klug, MD, MPH; Mindy R. Rabinowitz, MD; Marc R. Rosen, MD

Sleep:

Assessing GERD Severity in OSA Patients Undergoing Upper Airway Surgery (SP524)

Authors: Leonard E. Estephan, BS; Angela Alnemri, BS; Matthew Stewart, BS; Ashwin Ananth, MD; Maurits Boon, MD; Colin T. Huntley, MD