2003 - 2007 SOUTHERN UTAH UNIVERSITY
B.S. Biology (Zoology), Chemistry minor, Dean's List
2008 - 2009 UNIVERSITY OF UTAH
Coursework in advanced anatomy, physiology, research techniques
2009 - 2013 UNIVERSITY OF UTAH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE M.D.
2013 - 2018 WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS - BARNES JEWISH HOSPITAL– ST. LOUIS CHILDRENS HOSPTIAL
Resident in Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery
2018 - 2019 AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FACIAL PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY — TEXAS CENTER FOR FACIAL PLASTICS AND LASER SURGERY
Clinical Fellow in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
2013-current Missouri—Temporary medical license
2018-current Texas—Full medical license
2007 - 2010
BASIC SCIENCE—VASCULAR DYSFUNCTION
J David Symons, PhD. Elucidated mechanisms of ceramide induced vascular endothelial cell dysfunction as a result of a high fat environ- ment at animal, tissue, and cellular levels. Contributions to this work have been presented at many national and international meetings and published in high impact journals such as Diabetes and Circulation Research.
2011 - 2012
RESEARCH IN MEDICAL EDUCATION
Jeremy Meier, MD. Evaluated general otolaryngology knowledge of 98 primary care residents and medical students. Results presented at AAO - HNS Foundation Annual Meeting, Washington. DC . Published in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery.
2011 - 2013 CLINICAL OUTCOMES—VASCULAR MALFORMATIONS
Fredrick Grimmer, MD. Described outcomes and safety of bleomycin sclerotherapy for vascular and lymphatic malformations of the head and neck. Results presented at the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, spring 2013.
2011 - 2013 CLINICAL OUTCOMES—PEDIATRIC TRAUMA
Jeremy Meier, MD. Determined the clinical contribution of high reso- lution CT scans and predictors of complicated fractures in pediatric temporal bone fractures. Results presented at AAO - HNS Foundation Annual Meeting, Washington. DC.
2012 - 2013 CLINICAL/SURGICAL OUTCOMES—ACOUSTIC NEUROMAS
Clough Shelton, MD. Compared long - term outcomes in acoustic neu- roma management using patient - reported outcome scales. Reviewed charts of ~400 patients, patient follow - up, tabulating data, and statisti- cal analysis. Published in World Neurosurgery.
2014 - present BASIC SCIENCE—NERVE FUNCTION, REPAIR, AND RECOVERY
Randall C. Paniello, MD. Experiment design, performing animal ex- periments and dissections investigating methods of nerve repair after complete transection and sensory function. Developed novel method and instruments for performing laryngoscopy and quantifying supra- glottic sensation in a rat model which will be used to investigate mechanisms leading to superior laryngeal nerve dysfunction. Work has been presented at multiple scientific meetings and resulted in multiple publications in the Laryngoscope.
Bhatt N, Kallogjeri D, Gale D, Park A, Paniello R. Promoting Nerve Recovery Following Com- plete Transection with Laser Nerve Welding. Laryngoscope. 2017 Feb. Publication status: Submitted and under review.
Bhatt N, Park A, Al - Lozi M, Gale D, Paniello R. Compound Motor Action Potential Durationand Latency Are Markers of Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Injury. Laryngoscope. 2017 Jan. Publication status: Accepted for publication.
Bhatt NK, Mejias C, Kallogjeri D, Gale DC, Park AM, Paniello RC. Potassium Titanyl Phosphate Laser Welding Following Complete Nerve Transection. Laryngoscope. 2016 Nov 16. [Epub ahead of print] Cited in PubMed; PMID: 27859300
Bowers CA, Gurgel RK, Brimley C, Hawryluk GW, Taggart M, Braden S, Collett T, Gale D, Salz- man KL, MacDonald JD. Surgical Treatment of Vestibular Schwannoma: Does Age Matter?.World Neurosurgery. 2016 Dec; 96 :58 - 65. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 27565466
Error M, Wilson KF, Ward PD, Gale D, Meier JD. Assessment of Otolaryngic Knowledge in Pri- mary Care Residents. Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. 2013 Mar; 148(3): 420 - 424. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 23302149
Gale D, Bhatt N, Paniello R. Quantification of rat supraglottic laryngeal sensation threshold. Laryngoscope. 2017 January. Publication status: Accepted for publication.
Hunter B, Curtis J, Padia R, Gale D, Taggart M, Meier J. Predictors of complicated pediatric tem- poral bone fractures. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2017 Jan. Publication Status: Submitted and under review.
Larson A, Bruno R, Guo Y, Gale D, Tanner J, Jalili T, Symons JD. Acute Quercetin Supplementa- tion Does Not Lower Blood Pressure or Ace Activity in Normotensive Males. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 2009 Sep; 109(9): A16.
Symons JD, McMillin SL, Riehle C, Tanner J, Palionyte M, Hillas E, Jones D, Cooksey RC, Birn- baum MJ, McClain DA, Zhang Q - J, Gale D, Wilson LJ, Abel ED. Contribution of insulin and Akt1 signaling to endothelial nitric oxide synthase in the regulation of endothelial function and blood pressure. Circulation Research. 2009 May; 104(9): 1085 - 1094. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 19342603
Zhang QJ, Holland WL, Wilson L, Tanner JM, Kearns D, Cahoon JM, Pettey D, Losee J, Duncan B, Gale D, Kowalski CA, Deeter N, Nichols A, Deesing M, Arrant C, Ruan T, Boehme C, McCamey DR, Rou J, Ambal K, Narra KK, Summers SA, Abel ED, Symons JD. Ceramide Mediates Vascular Dysfunction in Diet - Induced Obesity by PP2A - Mediated Dephosphorylation of the eNOS - Akt Complex. Diabetes. 2012 Jul; 61(7): 1848 - 1859. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 22586587
Bhatt N, Park A, Al - Lozi M, Gale D, Paniello R. (2016, May). Compound Motor Action Potential Duration and Latency Are Markers of Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Injury. Poster presented at: Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting, Americaln Laryngological Association, Poster Session; Chicago, IL *American Laryngological Association (ALA) Award, Winning Poster (1st Place).
Gale D, Pipkorn, P. (2016, September) Introduction to Head and Neck Radiology. Lecture presented at: Washington University in St. Louis Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Resident Immersion Course; St. Louis, MO
Gale D, Schneider, J. (2016, August) Anterior Skull Base Anatomy, Embryology, and Olfaction physiology. Lecture presented at: Washington University in St. Louis Department of Otolar- yngology - Head and Neck Surgery Resident Immersion Course; St. Louis, MO
Gale D, Bhatt N, Paniello R. (2016, June) Quantification of rat supraglottic laryngeal sensation threshold. Oral presentation presented at: Washington University in St. Louis Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Ogura Day Lectureship; St. Louis, MO.
Bhatt N, Kallogjeri D, Gale D, Park A, Paniello R. (2016, May) Promoting Nerve Recovery Following Complete Transection with Laser Nerve Welding. Oral Presentation presented at Combined Otolar- yngology Spring Meeting, American Bronchoesophageal Association, Session V; Chicago, IL. *ABEA Steven Dean Gray Resident Research Award.
Gale D, Bhatt N, Paniello R. (2016, May) Quantification of rat supraglottic laryngeal sensation threshold. Poster presented at: Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting, American Laryngological Association, Poster Session; Chicago, IL.
Gale D, Chole R. (2014, October). Posterior Semi-circular Canal Dehiscence. Oral presentation presented at: Washington University in St. Louis Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Senturia Day Lectureship; St. Louis, MO.
Collett T, Gale D, Arnold R, Coburn L, Grimmer JF (2013, April). Intralesional Bleomycin Sclerotherapy for Lymphatic Malformation of the Head and Neck. Poster presented at: American Society of Pedi- atric Otolaryngology (ASPO) 2013 Spring Meeting; Arlington, VA.
Gale D, Crockett D, Meier J (2013, April). Combined endoscopic and open septorhinoplasty approach to nasal dermoid. Poster presented at: American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ASPO) 2013 Spring Meeting; Arlington, VA.
Error M, Wilson KF, Ward PD, Gale D, Meier JD. (2012, September). Assessment of Otolaryngic Knowledge in Primary Care Residents. Poster presented at: AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting & Oto Expo; Washington, DC.
Gale D, Meier JD. (2012, September). Carotid canal injury and HRCT in pediatric temporal bone fractures. Poster presented at: AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting & Oto Expo; Washington, DC.
Gale D, Wilson K. (2012, September). Sialolithiasis: An uncommon complication of a common medication. Runner-up. Poster presented at: American College of Physicians Regional Poster Competition; Salt Lake City, UT.
Gale D, Meier, J. (2012, June). Temporal Bone Fractures; Adults and Pediatrics. Oral presentation presented at: University of Utah Department of Otolaryngology Grand Rounds; Salt Lake City, UT.
Gale D, Pettey, D., Wilson, L., Tanner, J., Symons, J. (2009, February). Pharmacological and Genetic Models Indicate that Ceramide Accrual Impairs Vascular Function in a Tissue Autonomous Manner. Oral presentation presented at: Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research; Salt Lake City, UT.
Wilson L, Gale D, Pettey DH, Cahoon J, Tanner J, Narra K, Wang LP, Abel ED, Symons JD. (2009,January). Endogenous ceramide biosynthesis impairs vascular function in a tissue autonomous manner. Poster presented at: Research Posters on the Hill; Salt Lake City, UT.
Cahoon J, Holland W, Gale D, Boehm K, Pettey D, Tanner J, Losee J, Wilson L, Palmer D, Narra K, Wang L, Abel E, Summers S, Symons J. (2008, September). Endogenous ceramide biosynthesis impairs vascular function. Poster presented at: Keystone Symposium: Metabolism and Cardiovascular Risk; Breckenridge, CO.
Cahoon, J., Gale, D., Tanner, J., Kearns, D., Grisham, J., Duncan, B., Simpson, S., Losee, J., Palionyte, M., Symons, J. (2008, April). Ceramide accumulation impairs vascular function: Increased reactive oxygen species and decreased ENOS phosphorylation might play a role. Oral Presentation presented at: National Conference on Undergraduate Research; Salisbury, MD.
Honors & Awards
2004 HONORABLE FRESHMAN AWARD
Awarded to two college of science students each year who have demonstrated the greatest academic potential. Based on faculty nomi- nation and vote.
2008 RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS
Awarded $1800 for two research proposals submitted to University of Utah's Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program.
MEDICAL ALUMNI AND HUBBARD FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
$8000 and $3500 merit based scholarships awarded to a single medical student for "academic excellence."
American Academy of Otolaryngology
University Groups and Committees
2012 - 2013 SCHOOL OF MEDICINE ADMISSIONS COMMITTEE
University of Utah. Review applications. Interview, evaluate and rank applicants.
2011 - 2013 ENT INTEREST GROUP—CO - FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT
University of Utah School of Medicine. Organized biannual faculty lectures and activities to educate students about otolaryngology as a career. Mentored lower - classmen interested in ENT. Facilitated oto- laryngology faculty in student outreach efforts.
2004 - 2008 Teaching assistant for anatomy, honors exercise physiology, ecology, and bio - organic chemistry. Ran wet labs and review sessions, tutored students one - on - one, graded lab performance, papers, tests, etc.
2007 - 2008 Taught English and mentored African refugees and Latin American Immigrants helping them become U.S. citizens.
2011 - 2013 School of Medicine faculty selected and employed tutor. Prepared practice questions and co - taught USMLE board prep classes with fac- ulty. Provided one - on - one tutoring for all medical school subjects.
Extracurricular and Volunteer Work
MEDICAL SPANISH IMMERSION PROGRAM
Participated in 160 hours of medical Spanish training in classroom and clinic settings at the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara School of Medicine in Jalisco, Mexico.
2007 - 2008 VOLUNTEER PATIENT CARE
Provided one - on - one patient care to very ill cancer patients during infusions as an auxiliary member of the nursing team at the Huntsman Cancer Hospital for 4 hrs/wk for one year.
2003 - 2013 RURAL STUDENT OUTREACH
Member of the Utah Rural Outreach Program. University of Utah
School of Medicine and Southern Utah University. Coordinated trips and taught rural students at rural Utah high schools about academic opportunities and medical school.
2006 - present MEDICAL MISSION LEADER
Organized 4 medical trips to Sonora, Mexico and led a group of 20+ volunteers each trip to take medical supplies to and work in Mexico's underprivileged public hospitals.
2003 - 2007 HVAC Technician. Hotel Maintenance Engineer, Hampton Inn - Cedar City, Utah. Ski Patrol—Brian Head, Utah,
2006 - 2007 Sleep Lab Technician, Robert Pearson, M.D. - Cedar City, Utah
2007 - 2009 Research Assistant and Lab Technician, J. David Symons PhD, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
2001 - 2003 TWO YEAR RELIGIOUS MISSION IN LUZON, PHILIPPINES
Proselytized door - to - door. Trained local church leaders and new missionaries. Organized and participated in weekly community service projects which involved rebuilding housing, providing disaster relief after floods, and teaching health and tobacco awareness to schoolchil- dren. Provided referrals for cleft palate and club foot missions. Man- aged the efforts of a team of twelve missionaries for six months.
Interests - Skiing and Snowboarding (Certified National Ski Patroller)
Soccer, played on SOM club team, SUU Men's Soccer team, and in the Gothia Cup (Gothenburg, Sweden) and Manchester Festival (Manchester City, England)
Languages - English, Tagalog (Filipino), basic Spanish
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