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



M Kombluth, RE Campbell, J. Daskalogiannakis, EJ Ross, PH Glick, K Russell, JC Doucet, RR Hathaway, RE Long Jr, TJ Sitzman. Active Presurgical infant orthopedics for unilateral cleft lip and palate: Intercenter outcome comparison of Latham, modified McNeil, and nasoalveolar molding. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal 2018; 55(5):639-648.

S. Peanchitlertkajorn, A. M. Mercado, J. Daskalogiannakis, R. R. Hathaway, K. A. Russell, G. Semb, W. C. Shaw, M. Lamichane, J. Fessler, R. E. Long Jr. An inter-center comparison of dental arch relationships and craniofacial form including a center using nasoalveolar molding. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal 2018: Feb 22 https://doi.org/10.1597/16-018

S. Peanchitlertkajorn, A. M. Mercado, J. Daskalogiannakis, R. R. Hathaway, K. A. Russell, G. Semb, W. C. Shaw, M. Lamichane, M Cohen, RE Long Jr. An inter-center comparison of nasolabial appearance including a center using nasoalveolar molding. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal 2018; 55(5):655-663.

CM Jones, B Roth, AM Mercado, KA Russell, J Daskalogiannakis, TD Samson, RR Hathaway, A Smith, DR Mackay, RE Long.The Americleft Project: Comparison of ratings using two-dimensional veruss three-dimensional images for evlaluation of nasiolabial appearance in patients with unilateral cleft lip and palate. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 2018; 2991):105-108.

RE Long, A Stoutland, A Mercado, J Daskalogiannakis, R Hathaway, K Russell, E Singer, G Semb, W Shaw. The Americleft Project: A Modification of Asher-McDade Method for Rating Nasolabial Esthetics in Patients with Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate Using Q-Sort. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. 2017; 28(8):1911-1917.

RE Long, J. Daskalogiannakis, AM Mercado, RR Hathaway, J Fessler, KA Russell. The Americleft Project: Plaster dental casts versus digital images for GOSLON yardstick ratings when used in intercenter comparisons. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 2017; 28(5):1269-1273.

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R. E. Long Jr, J. Daskalogiannakis, A. M. Mercado, R. R. Hathaway, G. Semb, W. C. Shaw. Reliability of the SWAG - The standardized way to assess the grafts method for alveolar bone grafting in patients with cleft lip and palate. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal 2017; 54(6):680-686.

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l, R. E. Long Jr, J. Daskalogiannakis, A. M. Mercado, R. R. Hathaway, G. Semb, W. C. Shaw. A multicentre study using the SWAG scale to compare secondary alveolar bone graft outcomes for patients with cleft lip and palate. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal 2016; 53(2):180-186.

Ruppel, J. K. Long, R. E., Jr. Oliver, D. R. Semb, G. Russell, K. A. Mercado, A. M. Daskalogiannakis, J. Hathaway, R. R.The Americleft Project: A Comparison of Short- and Longer-Term Secondary Alveolar Bone Graft Outcomes in Two Centers Using the Standardized Way to Assess Grafts Scale. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2016; 53(5):508-513.

Mercado, A. M. Russell, K. A. Daskalogiannakis, J. Hathaway, R. R. Semb, G. Ozawa, T. Smith, A. Lin, A. Y. Long, R. E. The Americleft Project: A Proposed Expanded Nasolabial Appearance Yardstick for 5- to 7-Year-Old Patients With Complete Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate. Jr. Cleft Palate Craniofac J 2016; 53(1):30-7.

Sitzman, T. J. Mara, C. A. Long, R. E., Jr. Daskalogiannakis, J. Russell, K. A. Mercado, A. M. Hathaway, R. R. Carle, A. C. Semb, G. Shaw, W. C. The Americleft Project: Burden of Care from Secondary Surgery. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 3(2):e442; July 2016.

Ross Long , Ronald Hathaway , John Daskalogiannakis , Ana Mercado , Kathleen Russell, Marilyn Cohen , Gunvor Semb , William Shaw. "The Americleft Study: An Inter-Center Study of Treatment Outcomes for Patients with Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate Part 1. Principles and Study Design". The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal. 2011; 48(3):239-243.

Ronald Hathaway , John Daskalogiannakis , Ana Mercado , Kathleen Russell, Ross Long , Marilyn Cohen , Gunvor Semb , William Shaw. "The Americleft Study: An Inter-Center Study of Treatment Outcomes for Patients with Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate Part 2. Dental Arch Relationships". The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal. 2011; 48(3):244-251.

John Daskalogiannakis , Ana Mercado , Kathleen Russell, Ronald Hathaway , Greg Dugas , Ross Long , Marilyn Cohen , Gunvor Semb , William Shaw. "The Americleft Study: An Inter-Center Study of Treatment Outcomes for Patients with Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate Part 3. Analysis of Craniofacial Form". The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal. 2011; 48(3):252-258.

Ana Mercado, Kathleen Russell, Ronald Hathaway , John Daskalogiannakis , Hani Sadek , Ross Long , Marilyn Cohen , Gunvor Semb , William Shaw. "The Americleft Study: An Inter-Center Study of Treatment Outcomes for Patients with Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate Part 4. Nasolabial Esthetics. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal. 2011; 48(3):259-264.

Kathleen Russell, Ross Long , Ronald Hathaway , John Daskalogiannakis , Ana Mercado , Marilyn Cohen , Gunvor Semb , William Shaw. The Americleft Study: An Inter-Center Study of Treatment Outcomes for Patients with Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate Part 5. General Discussion and Conclusions. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal. 2011; 48(3):266-270.

Russell KA, Milne AD, Varma D, Josephson K, Lee JM. Three-dimensional Morphologic Nasal Surface Characteristics that Predict the Extremes of Esthetics in Patients with Repaired Cleft Lip and Palate. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 2010.

Russell K. Treatment and care options for patients with facial differences. J Can Dent Assoc 2010; 76(2):93-94.

Russell, K .A., Tompson, B., Correlation between Facial Morphology and Esthetics in Patients with Repaired Complete Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal. 2009;26(3):319-325.

Russell, K .A., Edwards, L.J. A Family Representative as a Cleft Palate Team Member. Face Forward - AboutFace Volume 2, Issue 1, Fall 2008.

Russell, K.A., Allen, V.M., MacDonald, M.E., Smith, K., Dodds, L. A Population-based Evaluation of Antenatal Diagnosis of Facial Clefts. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal: 2008;45 (2):148-153.

Kathleen A. Russell, D.D.S., M.Sc., Catherine E. McLeod, B.Sc. Canine Eruption in Patients with Complete Cleft Lip and Palate. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal. 2008;45 (1):73–80