Posters, Presentations & Publications

Here are some of the academic papers in peer-reviewed journals, and posters and presentations at academic conferences, that have been made possible by our trips:

  • Jayawardena A, Kahue C, Netterville JL. "Evaluation of a pre-surgical otologic screening tool: a pilot study in rural Kenya." Poster at the 8th Annual Coalition for Global Hearing Health Conference, University of Miami Coral Gables, Coral Gables, FL, 12-14 October 2017.
  • Jayawardena A, Netterville JL. "Kenya’s physician-extender hearing screening program." Humanitarian Grant Forum, Grant recipient, 2017 American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. 10-13 September 2017.
  • Jayawardena A, Kahue C, Netterville JL. Evaluation of a pre-surgical otologic screening tool: a pilot study in rural Kenya. Presented at the ENT World Congress, International Federation of Otorhinolaryngological Societies (IFOS), Paris, France, June 26, 2017. Associated video, Kenya Hear Me, awarded Best Video.
  • Jayawardena A, Kahue CN, Netterville JL. "Barriers to the Implementation of an Otolaryngology Physician-Extender Program in Deaf Schools in Rural Kenya." Poster. American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, Austin, TX. 18-21 May 2017.
  • Kahue CN, Ghiam MK, Fernando SJ, Aswani J, Omutsani M, Dwojak SM, Rohde SL, Netterville JL. After we’re gone: Establishing follow-up and measuring outcomes for patients treated during two-week head and neck surgical/educational mission trips to Kenya. American Head & Neck Society at Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings, San Diego, CA. 26-27 April 2017. 
  • Fagan JJ, Zafereo M, Aswani J, Netterville JL, Koch W. Head and neck surgical subspecialty training in Africa: Sustainable models to improve cancer care in developing countries. Head Neck. 2017 Mar;39(3):605-611. Epub 2016 Nov 23. PMID: 27880008.
  • Dwojak S, Sharbel D, Espahbodi M, Fernando S, Ghiam M, Netterville J. "Outcomes of a 2-Week Head and Neck Teaching Course in East Africa." 2016 American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Foundation Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. 18-21 September 2016.
  • Pearce EC, Mainthia R, Netterville JL, Rohde SL. "Impact of a Yearly Head and Neck Surgery Trip to Rural Kenya." Poster presented at the AAO-HNS/F Annual Meeting & Oto Expo, Washington, DC, 9 - 12 September 2012.
  • Netterville JL, Keynote Speaker, "Head & Neck Surgery in Third-World Africa," Head & Neck Oncology Summit, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, August 2010.
  • Netterville JL, Invited Lecturer: "More than Medicine: Lessons learned from Medical Missions to Nigeria" Middle East Otolaryngology Meeting, Abu Dhabi, UAE, April 2009.
  • Mueller JS, Schultenover S, Simpson J, Ely K, Netterville J. Value of rapid assessment cytology in the surgical management of head and neck tumors in a Nigerian mission hospitalHead Neck. 2008 Aug; 30(8):1083-5. PMID: 18528905.
  • Netterville JL. "Surgical Treatment of Thyroid and Other Head and Neck Tumors in a Third World Country – Nigeria," 2003 Spring Seminar Series & 17th Annual Pediatric ORL Nurses Spring Meeting, Society of Otorhinolaryngology and Head-Neck Nurses, Inc., Nashville, TN, May 4, 2003.