Press Release - October 11, 2013

John H. Krouse, MD, PhD, to Become Next Editor In Chief of
Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery

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ALEXANDRIA, VA –John H. Krouse, MD, PhD, has been named editor-elect of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, the official peer-reviewed journal of the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation.

Dr. Krouse, who will assume the position of editor in chief October 1, 2014, has served as an associate editor for the journal for seven years. He will succeed Richard M. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH, who is completing two full four-year terms as the editor in chief.

“We are delighted that Dr. Krouse will be the next editor in chief and confident that he will build on the outstanding research and innovation that Dr. Rosenfeld has brought to our journal,’’ said AAO-HNSF President Richard W. Waguespack.

Dr. Krouse is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery and Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education at the Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. He is board certified in otolaryngology, and specializes in rhinology and allergy.  His list of publications includes more than 125 articles and book chapters as well as five textbooks. He has presented numerous papers at national and international meetings. Among his research interests are allergic and nonallergic rhinitis, local nasal immunity, chronic rhinosinusitis, endoscopic sinus surgery, and allergic rhinitis, asthma, and sleep.

Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, published by SAGE, is the official peer-reviewed publication of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation. The mission of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery is to publish contemporary, ethical, clinically relevant information in otolaryngology, head and neck surgery (ear, nose, throat, head, and neck disorders) that can be used by otolaryngologists, clinicians, scientists, and specialists to improve patient care and public health.
The AAO-HNS Foundation works to advance the art, science, and ethical practice of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery through education, research, and lifelong learning.

About the AAO-HNS
The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery (, one of the oldest medical associations in the nation, represents about 12,000 physicians and allied health professionals who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the ears, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck. The Academy serves its members by facilitating the advancement of the science and art of medicine related to otolaryngology and by representing the specialty in governmental and socioeconomic issues. The organization's vision: “Empowering otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeons to deliver the best patient care.”