Russell, Kathy

Phone: (902) 494-7175

Email: Kathy.Russell@Dal.Ca

Division Head / Professor, Department of Dental Clinical Sciences, Division of Orthodontics

Academic Credentials:
BSc (Dalhousie), DDS (Dalhousie), Dip. Ortho. (Toronto), MSc (Toronto)
Professional Appointments:
Cross-appointment to School of Biomedical Engineering, Dalhousie University
Member, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Dalhousie University
Staff Orthodontist, IWK Health Centre



Allen VM, Doucet JC, Sitzman TJ, Russell KA. The effect of presurgical nasoalveolar molding (NAM) for cleft lip and palate on long-term treatment outcomes: A systematic review. American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association 75th Annual Meeting Abstracts. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal 2018; 55(1S):1-123.

Dabbagh w, Long R, Horst M, Daskalogiannakis J, Hathaway R, Russell K, Mercado A, Beals P, Weaver L, Doucet JC, Hall T, Beals S. Long-term Changes in CUCLP Nasolabial Appearance Ratings at 5, 8, and 11 Years of Age Without Secondary Revision Surgery. American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association 75th Annual Meeting Abstracts. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal 2018; 55(1S):1-123.

Dabbagh W, Long R, Beals P, Horst M, Mackay D, Samson T, Weaver L, Doucet JC, Hathaway R, Russell K, Daskalogiannakis J, Hall T. Changes in CUCLP Nasolabial Appearance Ratings Following Secondary Revision Surgery. American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association 75th Annual Meeting Abstracts. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal 2018; 55(1S):1-123

Doucet JC, Martyna S, Russell K, J. Daskalogiannakis, Beals P, Beals S, Mercado A, Sitzman T, Hathaway R, Long R. Early Secondary Alveolar Bone Grafting Does Not Restrict Transverse Maxillary Growth. American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association 75th Annual Meeting Abstracts. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal 2018; 55(1S):1-123.

Long R, Sitzman T, Chapman K, Kapp-Simon K, Doucet JC, Russell K, Mercado A, Cordero K, Crerand C, Baylis A. Challenges and Benefits of Internal Clinical Audits and Transparent External Peer-Benchmarking.American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association 75th Annual Meeting Abstracts. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal 2018; 55(1S):1-123.

Frequency of Segmental Le Fort 1 Osteotomy after Alveolar Bone Grafting at Around 6 Years of Age without Pre-Graft Arch Expansion. ACOMS and CAOMS Joint Scientific Conference and Exhibition, Vancouver, BC, May 3-5, 2017.

R. Long, R. Hathaway, J. Daskalogiannakis, A. Mercado, K. Russell, P. Glick, S.Peanchitlertkajorn, C. Cermin, T. Hall. Orthodontic / Prosthodontic Forum: Standards, Data and Outcome Studies. 2017 ACPA Scientific Conference March 2017. Colorado Springs, Colorado.

A. Petros, J. Daskalogiannakis, E. Singer, R. Hathaway, WC Shaw, G. Semb, K. Russell, A. Mercado. The Americleft Project: A Modification of Asher-McDade Method for Rating Nasolabial Esthetics in Patients with Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate Using Q-Sort ACPA Scientific Conference March 2017. Colorado Springs, Colorado.

K Russell, A Reyhani, J Daskalogiannakis, J-C Doucet, R Hathaway, A Mercado, P Glick, S Beals, T Sitzman, D Fisher, R Long. The Americleft Study: Long-term effects of Nasoalveolar Molding in Patients with Complete Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate. ACPA Scientific Conference March 2017. Colorado Springs, Colorado.

JC Doucet, K Russell, J Kearns, S Martyna, J Daskalogiannakis, P Glick, S Beals, M Kornbluth, A Mercado, T Sitzman, N Emanuele, R Campbell, R Hathaway, R Long. Comparison of alveolar bone graft outcomes with or without the use of cortical bone graft for nasal floor reconstruction in cleft lip and palate. ACPA Scientific Conference March 2017. Colorado Springs, Colorado.

C Cermin, J Daskalogiannakis, P Glick, S Beals, K Russell, JC Doucet, A Mercado, R Hathaway, L Prada, A Reyhani, L Weaver, R Long. A comparison of mixed dentition dental arch relationships among four centers using distinctly different infant management protocols. ACPA Scientific Conference March 2017. Colorado Springs, Colorado.

K Russell. Orthodontics for Patients with Cleft Lip and Palate: IWK Cleft Palate Team Family Education Day. November 5, 2017. Halifax, IWK Health Centre.

T. Sitzman, M. Kornbluth, J. Daskalogiannakis, E. Ross, P. Glick, S. Beals, K. Russell, J. C. Doucet, A. Mercado, R. Campbell. The Americleft Project: A comparison of nasolabial aesthetics among five centers using distinct types of active presurgical orthopedics. Abstract #51. American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association 73rd Annual Meeting Abstract Book. April 2016.

M. Kornbluth, J. Daskalogiannakis, J. C. Doucet, E. Ross, T. Sitzman, R. Campbell, P. Glick, S. Beals, K. Russell, A. Mercado, R. Hathaway. A comparison of dental arch relationships among five centers using distinct types of presurgical orthopedics. Abstract #52. American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association 73rd Annual Meeting Abstract Book. April 2016.

J. C. Doucet, K. A. Russell, J. Daskalogiannakis, N. Emanuele, L. James, A. Mercado, R. Hathaway, G. Semb, W. Shaw, R. Long facial growth in unilateral cleft lip and palate treated with alveolar bone grafting at 6 years: Comparison with Eurocleft Data. Abstract #88. American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association 73rd Annual Meeting Abstract Book. April 2016.

J. C. Doucet, K. A. Russell, J. Daskalogiannakis, N. Emanuele, L. James, P. Glick, M. Kornbluth, T. Sitzman, S. Beals, R. Hathaway. Facial growth in unilateral cleft lip and palate treated with alveolar bone grafting at 6 years: Comparison with Americleft Data. Abstract #182. American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association 73rd Annual Meeting Abstract Book. April 2016.

S. Beals, P. Glick, R. Long, J. Daskalogiannakis, R. Hathaway, K. Russell, T. Sitzman, Smith, G. Semb, W. Shaw. Comparison of CUCLP dental arch relationships between 5 centers with varied infant management protocols (NAM, GPP, primary grafting, infant orthopedics). American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association 72nd Annual Meeting Abstract Book. April 2015.

P. Glick, S. Beals, G. Semb, R. Long, K. Russell, R. Hathaway, J. Daskalogiannakis, Smith, T. Sitzman, W. Shaw. The use and limitations of intercenter outcomes comparisons protocols for internal audits and quality improvement. American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association 72nd Annual Meeting Abstract Book. April 2015.

P. Glick, S. Beals, T. Sitzman, G. Semb, J. Daskalogiannakis, R. Hathaway, K. Russell, R. Long, J. Fessler, Muller. Comparison of CUCLP nasolabial appearance between 4 centers with infant management protocols +/- use of NAM, GPP, or infant orthopedics. American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association 72nd Annual Meeting Abstract Book. April 2015.

Kathleen Russell, Alicia Stoutland, John Daskalogiannakis, Ana Mercado, Ronald Reed Hathaway, Ross Long, Jr, Gunvor Semb, William Shaw, Jennifer Fessler. A modification of Asher-McDade method for rating nasolabial esthetics in patients with CUCLP. American Cleft Palate Meeting: indianapolis March 24-29, 2014.

Ronald Reed Hathaway, Ross Long, Jr., John Daskalogiannakis, Ana Mercado, Kathleen Russell, Gunvor Semb, William Shaw. Use of a standardized outcome measure of dental arch relationships (Golson) to allow international, inter-study comparisons. American Cleft Palate Meeting: indianapolis March 24-29, 2014.

Christine Jones, Ana Mercado, Kathleen Russell, John Daskalogiannakis, Thomas Samson, Ronald Reed Hathaway, Gunvor Semb, Andrea Smith, Jennifer Fessler, Ross Long, Jr. The Americleft project: comparison of ratings using 2D vs. 3D images for evaluation of nasolabial appearance in patients with CUCLP. American Cleft Palate Meeting: indianapolis March 24-29, 2014.

Thomas Samson, Ross Long, Jr., John Daskalogiannakis, Kathleen Russell, Ana Mercado, Ronald Reed Hathaway, Jennifer Fessler. The Americleft project: Burden of care from secondary surgery in patients with CUCLP. American Cleft Palate Meeting: indianapolis March 24-29, 2014.

Daskalogiannakis J, Mercado A, Russell K, Hathaway R, Long RE, Jr., Semb G, Shaw W. Lessons Learned From Inter-Center Outcome Assessments – Americleft Project. International Cleft Palate Congress. Orlando Florida, May 2013.

Burden Of Care Analysis Of Various Infant Orthopedic Protocols For Improvement Of Nasolabial Aesthetics In Patients With Cuclp – Americleft Project Singer E Daskalogiannakis J, Mercado A, Russell K, Hathaway R, Long RE, Jr., Semb G, Shaw W. International Cleft Palate Congress. Orlando Florida, May 2013.

A Modification Of Asher-Mcdade Method For Rating Nasolabial Esthetics In Patients With Cuclp – Americleft Project Long RE Jr., Stoutland A, Mercado A, Russell K, Singer E, Daskalogiannakis J, Hathaway R, Semb G, Shaw W, Gregory, J. International Cleft Palate Congress. Orlando Florida, May 2013.

Use Of A Standardized Outcome Measure Of Dental Arch Relationships (Golson) To Allow International, Inter-Study Comparisons – Americleft Project Hathaway R, Russell K, Mercado A, Daskalogiannakis J, Long RE Jr., Semb G, Shaw, W. International Cleft Palate Congress. Orlando Florida, May 2013.

Alveolar Bone Graft Outcome Assessment: History, Challenges, And A Method Developed To Overcome These Challenges – Americleft Project Russell K, Mercado A, Daskalogiannakis J, Long RE Jr., Hathaway R, Semb, G, Shaw W. International Cleft Palate Congress. Orlando Florida, May 2013.

A Proposed Expanded Nasolabial Appearance Yardstick For 5-Year Old Patients With Cuclp – Americleft Project Mercado A, Russell K, Daskalogiannakis J, Long RE Jr., Hathaway R, Semb, G, Ozawa, T, Smith A, Lin A, Gregory J, Shaw W. International Cleft Palate Congress. Orlando Florida, May 2013.

The Americleft Project: A Two-Center Comparison of Short and Long Term Outcomes of Alveolar Bone Grafting Using a New Rating Scale. J.Ruppel, R.E. Long, Jr., G.Semb, R.Hathaway, A.Mercado, K.Russell, M.Lamichane, J.Daskalogiannakis. American Cleft Palate Association 69th Annual Scientific Meeting. San Jose CA. April 2012.

Americleft - The Swag Method used to Assess Secondary Alveolar Bone Grafts in the Mixed and Permanent Dentitions and Aid in Future Treatment Decision-Making. K. Russell, R. Long, M. Lamichane, J. Daskalogiannakis, A. Mercado, R. Hathaway, G. Semb, B. Shaw. American Cleft Palate Association 69th Annual Scientific Meeting. San Jose CA. April 2012.

Roundtable Discussion of Orthodontic Treatment for the Patient with Bilateral Cleft Lip and Palate. KE Simmons, KA Kelly, J Daskalogiannakis, K Russell. American Cleft Palate Association 69th Annual Scientific Meeting. San Jose CA. April 2012.

The Americleft Project: Guidelines for Participation in Collaborative Intercenter Outcome studies. Long RE, Daskalogiannakis J, Hathaway R, Mercado A, Lamichane M, Russell K, Trost-Cardamone J, Chapman K, Sell D. American Cleft Palate Association 68th Annual Scientific Meeting. Puerto Rico, April 2011. Abstract #3.

Multicentre Retrospective Secondary Alveolar Bone grafting Outcome Study – Americleft Project. Russell KA, Long RE, Daskalogiannakis J, Mercado A, Lamichane M, Hathaway R, Semb G, Shaw W. American Cleft Palate Association 68th Annual Scientific Meeting. Puerto Rico, April 2011. Opening General Session Presentation: Abstract #14.

An Expansion of the Americleft Intercenter Comparison of Nasolabial Appearance Outcomes to include a Center using NAM as part of its Primary Protocol. Mercado A, Peanchitlerkajorn S, Daskalogiannakis J, Hathaway R, Lamichane M, Russell KA, Semb G, Long RE. American Cleft Palate Association 68th Annual Scientific Meeting. Puerto Rico, April 2011. Opening General Session Presentation: Abstract #15.

A Multicenter Retrospective Study of Patients with CUCLP from 5 North American Centers. Peanchitlerkajorn S, Daskalogiannakis J, Lamichane M, Mercado A, Hathaway R, Russell KA, Long RE, Gregory J. American Cleft Palate Association 68th Annual Scientific Meeting. Puerto Rico, April 2011. Abstract #191.