Publications

Published – Peer-reviewed Journals

 

Payer database and geospatial analysis to evaluate practice patterns in treating allergy in North Carolina.  Crowson MG, Schulz K, Ulvila A, Witsell DL. Am J Otolaryngol. 2018 Jan – Feb;39(1):20-24. doi: 10.1016/j.amjoto.2017.10.004. Epub 2017 Oct 10. PMID: 29031937

Validations of the OM-6 Parent-Proxy Survey for Infants/Toddlers with Otitis Media.  Tao J, Schulz K, Jeffe DB, Lieu JEC. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 Jan 1:194599817750372. doi: 10.1177/0194599817750372. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29313440

Burden of Hearing Loss on Communication Partners and Its Influence on Pursuit of Hearing Evaluation.  Schulz KA, Modeste N, Lee JW, Roberts R, Saunders GH, Witsell DL. Ear Hear. 2017 Sep/Oct;38(5):e285-e291. doi: 10.1097/AUD.0000000000000421.  PMID:28338495

National Database Analysis of Single-Level versus Multilevel Sleep Surgery.  Brietzke SE, Ishman SL, Cohen S, Cyr DD, Shin JJ, Kezirian EJ. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 May;156(5):955-961. doi: 10.1177/0194599817696503. Epub 2017 Mar 21. PMID: 28322112

CHEER National Study of Chronic Rhinosinusitis Practice Patterns: Disease Comorbidities and Factors Associated with Surgery.  Chapurin N, Pynnonen MA, Roberts R, Schulz K, Shin JJ, Witsell DL, Parham K, Langman A, Carpenter D, Vambutas A, Nguyen-Huynh A, Wolfley A, Lee WT. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 Apr;156(4):751-756. doi: 10.1177/0194599817691476. Epub 2017 Feb 14. PMID: 28195023

Factors Influencing Likelihood of Voice Therapy Attendance.  Misono S, Marmor S, Roy N, Mau T, Cohen SM. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 Mar;156(3):518-524. doi: 10.1177/0194599816679941. Epub 2016 Nov 26. PMID:  27879417

Nonadherence to Guideline Recommendations for Tympanostomy Tube Insertion in Children Based on Mega-database Claims Analysis.  Sajisevi M, Schulz K, Cyr DD, Wojdyla D, Rosenfeld RM, Tucci D, Witsell DL.  Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 Jan;156(1):87-95. doi: 10.1177/0194599816669499. Epub 2016 Oct 3. PMID: 27625028

Access to Health Care and Hearing Evaluation in US Adults.  Crowson MG, Schulz K, Tucci DL. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2016 Sep;125(9):716-21. doi: 10.1177/0003489416649972. Epub 2016 May 17. PMID: 27189154

National Utilization and Forecasting of Ototopical Antibiotics: Medicaid Data Versus “Dr. Google”.  Crowson MG, Schulz K, Tucci DL. Otol Neurotol. 2016 Sep;37(8):1049-54. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000001115. PMID: 27348390

Access to Health Care and Hearing Evaluation in US Adults.  Crowson MG, Schulz K, Tucci DL.  Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2016 Sep;125(9):716-21. doi: 10.1177/0003489416649972. Epub 2016 May 17. PMID: 27189154

Does an Otolaryngology-Specific Database Have Added Value? A Comparative Feasibility Analysis.  Bellmunt AM, Roberts R, Lee WT, Schulz K, Pynnonen MA, Crowson MG, Witsell D, Parham K, Langman A, Vambutas A, Ryan SE, Shin JJ. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Jul;155(1):56-64. doi: 10.1177/0194599816651036. PMID: 27371627

Evaluation of Compliance for Treatment of Sudden Hearing Loss: A CHEER Network Study.  Witsell DL, Khoury T, Schulz KA, Stachler R, Tucci DL, Wojdyla D. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Jul;155(1):48-55. doi: 10.1177/0194599816650175. PMID: 27371626

Variation in the Use of Vestibular Diagnostic Testing for Patients Presenting to Otolaryngology Clinics with Dizziness.  Piker EG, Schulz K, Parham K, Vambutas A, Witsell D, Tucci D, Shin JJ, Pynnonen MA, Nguyen-Huynh A, Crowson M, Ryan SE, Langman A, Roberts R, Wolfley A, Lee WT. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Jul;155(1):42-7. doi: 10.1177/0194599816650173. PMID: 27371625

Multi-institutional Study of Voice Disorders and Voice Therapy Referral: Report from the CHEER Network.  Misono S, Marmor S, Roy N, Mau T, Cohen SM. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Jul;155(1):33-41. doi: 10.1177/0194599816639244. PMID: 27371624

Tonsillectomy Bleed Rates across the CHEER Practice Research Network: Pursuing Guideline Adherence and Quality Improvement.  Lee WT, Witsell DL, Parham K, Shin JJ, Chapurin N, Pynnonen MA, Langman A, Nguyen-Huynh A, Ryan SE, Vambutas A, Roberts RS, Schulz K. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Jul;155(1):28-32. doi: 10.1177/0194599816630523. PMID: 27371623

Thyroid Disease and Surgery in CHEER: The Nation’s Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Practice-Based Network  Parham K, Chapurin N, Schulz K, Shin JJ, Pynnonen MA, Witsell DL, Langman A, Nguyen-Huynh A, Ryan SE, Vambutas A, Wolfley A, Roberts R, Lee WT. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Jul;155(1):22-7. doi: 10.1177/0194599815627641. PMID:  27371622

Ménière’s Disease: A CHEER Database Study of Local and Regional Patient Encounter and Procedure Patterns.  Crowson MG, Schulz K, Parham K, Vambutas A, Witsell D, Lee WT, Shin JJ, Pynnonen MA, Nguyen-Huynh A, Ryan SE, Langman A. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Jul;155(1):15-21. doi: 10.1177/0194599815617752. PMID: 27371621

Factors influencing pursuit of hearing evaluation: Enhancing the health belief model with perceived burden from hearing loss on communication partners.  Schulz KA, Modeste N, Lee J, Roberts R, Saunders GH, Witsell DL.  Int J Audiol. 2016 Jul;55 Suppl 3:S69-78. doi: 10.3109/14992027.2015.1136437. Epub 2016 Feb 15. PMID: 26878243

Frequency and factors associated with use of videolaryngostroboscopy in voice disorder assessment.  Cohen SM, Thomas S, Roy N, Kim J, Courey M.  Laryngoscope. 2014 Sep;124(9):2118-24. doi: 10.1002/lary.24688. Epub 2014 May 7. PMID: 24659429

The Otology Data Collection project: report from the CHEER network.  Witsell DL, Rauch SD, Tucci DL, Telian SA, Roland PS, Nguyen-Huynh AT, Schulz K. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Oct;145(4):572-80. doi: 10.1177/0194599811416063. Epub 2011 Jul 19. PMID: 21771950

Implementation and testing of research infrastructure for practice-based research in hearing and communication disorders.  Witsell DL, Schulz KA, Moore K, Tucci DL; CHEER Investigators. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Oct;145(4):565-71. doi: 10.1177/0194599811406369. Epub 2011 May 18. PMID: 21593460

Building a national research network for clinical investigations in otology and neurotology.  Tucci DL, Schulz K, Witsell DL. Otol Neurotol. 2010 Feb;31(2):190-5. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0b013e3181c9940c. PMID: 20101159

 

In the AAO-HNSF Bulletin:

CHEER Databases for Clinician Investigators – in the literature

Publications that acknowledged the CHEER Network and its databases include: