Monday, July 17, 2017

Excellence in Nursing - Congratulations to Karen Ulmer, RN

Karen M. Ulmer, MS, RN, CORLN
Otolaryngology Nurse Specialist

The winners will be featured in the May issue of Baltimore Magazine and will be celebrated at a dinner and awards reception oat the Belvedere on Wednesday, April 19, from 6-9 pm.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Prophylactic Swallow Therapy

Dance Center Head & Neck Team's research on prophylactic swallow therapy for patients with head and neck cancer undergoing chemoradiotherapy was recently published in the peer reviewed journal, Dysphagia.

 Prophylactic Swallow Therapy for Patients with Head and Neck Cancer

Friday, May 5, 2017

Laryngology Grand Rounds

Johns Hopkins Voice Center
Greater Baltimore Medical Center


Laryngology Grand Rounds
Friday, May 12, 2017

Physician Pavilion West 3rd Floor Conference Center
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM

“Interesting Cases in Laryngology” 

Lee Akst, M.D.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

GBMC Head & Neck Grand Rounds

Friday, May 5, 2017
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Physician Pavilion East Conference Center

Ray Blanco, M.D.


“Updates and Clinical Applications of Oral and Oropharyngeal
Sonography in Head and Neck Surgery ”

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Hopewell Cancer Support - 20th Reach Out and Run Race

Hopewell Cancer Support...20th Reach Out and Run Race was held 4/23/2017. Thank you to Hopewell for the compassionate care and programs offered to cancer survivors in our community. Thank you to the Dance Endowment who continue to provide annual support for this race.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Karen T. Pitman, MD, FACS

Karen T. Pitman MD, FACS currently serves as the Medical Director of the Milton J. Dance Jr, Head and Neck Center. Dr. Pitman graduated from the University of Maryland prior to receiving her medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda MD. She completed her otolaryngology residency at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth VA and fellowship training in Advanced Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Pitman’s clinical interests include quality of life in head and neck cancer patients, premalignant lesions, and young patients with head and neck cancer. She specializes in tumors of the tongue, oral cavity, throat, larynx, thyroid, parathyroid glands and salivary glands, and advanced skin cancers.

A Clinical Pathway for Swallowing Services for Patients with Head and Neck Cancer: A Service Implementation Evaluation.

Congratulations to Barbara Pisano Messing on her well received poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Dysphagia Research Society in Portland Oregon. A Clinical Pathway for Swallowing Services for Patients with Head and Neck Cancer: A Service Implementation Evaluation.