CURRICULUM VITAE

              JOHN R. SAUNDERS, JR., M.D., F.A.C.S.

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:          Associate Professor of Surgery, Plastic Surgery,
                                Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (2008)
                                The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
                                Baltimore, MD

                                Assistant Professor of Surgery (1982)/Plastic Surgery
                                (1982)/Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (1993)
                                The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
                                Baltimore, MD

                                Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery
                                F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
                                Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
                                Bethesda, MD (1986)

                                Assistant Professor of Surgery
                                University of Maryland (1982)

PRESENT POSITION:               Executive Vice President
                                Chief Medical Officer
                                Greater Baltimore Medical Center

OFFICE ADDRESS:                 6569 N. Charles Street, Suite 401
                                Baltimore, MD 21204
                                443-849-8940, 443-849-2121

EDUCATION:                      Georgetown University AB, History - 1967
                                Washington, DC
                                Georgetown University School of Medicine MD - 1971
                                Washington, DC

                                Loyola College MBA - 1996
                                Baltimore, MD

          Internship -          Internal Medicine
                                Walter Reed Army Medical Center
                                  Washington, DC - 1971-1972
          Residency -             General Surgery
                                  Walter Reed Army Medical Center
                                  Washington, DC - 1972-1976
          Fellowship -            Head and Neck Surgery
                                  Walter Reed Army Medical Center
                                  Washington, DC - 1979-1980
                           Chief, General Surgery Service
                           US Army Hospital
                           Augsburg, Germany
                           Staff Surgeon
                           General Surgery Service
                           Walter Reed Army Medical Center
                           Washington, DC
                           Assistant Chief
                           General Surgery Service
                           Walter Reed Army Medical Center
                           Washington, DC

                           Jaques, Hirata & Saunders MD, PA
                           Private Practice
                           1001 Cromwell Bridge Road
                           Suite 300
                           Towson MD 21286

                           Private Practice
                           6565 N. Charles Street# 605
                           Baltimore, MD 21204

                           Medical Director
                           Milton Dance Head and Neck Center
                           Greater Baltimore Medical Center
                           6569 N. Charles Street
                           Baltimore, MD 21204
                           1993- 2012

                           Head and Neck Surgeon
                           Johns Hopkins Head and Neck Surgery at GBMC
                              6569 N. Charles Street # 200
                              Baltimore, MD 21204
                              1993- present

                              Chief of Staff
                              Greater Baltimore Medical Center
                              2004- 2010

                              Interim President and CEO
                              Greater Baltimore Medical Center
                              February 2010 to June 2010

                              Executive Vice President
                              Chief Medical Officer
                              Greater Baltimore Medical Center
                              August 2010 to present

MILITARY RANK:      Colonel, US Army Reserve, Retired

MILITARY SERVICE: US Army Medical Corps Active Duty - 1971-1982
                      US Army Medical Corps Reserve Duty - 1982-1994

AWARDS & COMMENDATIONS:              National Defense Medal - 1971
                                     Meritorious Service Medal - 1979
                                     Overseas Service Ribbon - 1979
                                     Army Service Ribbon - 1981
                                     Meritorious Service Medal
                                       First Oak Leaf Cluster - 1982
                                     Army Commendation Medal – 1990
                                     AMC Cancer Research Center Award - 1996
                                     Greater Baltimore Medical Center
                                     Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
                                     Residents’ Teaching Award -
                                     Johns Hopkins Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
                                     Part- Time Faculty Teaching Award – 1993,1994,1996,
                                     2000, 2005, Special Teaching Recognition-2012
                                     American Head and Neck Society Presidential Citation
                                     Thomas Hobbins, MD Physicians Distinguished Service
                                     Award, Baltimore County Medical Association, 2002

BOARD CERTIFICATION:                 American Board of Surgery #22992 - 1977
                                                  Recertification - 1988,1997, 2008
ORGANIZATIONAL MEMBERSHIPS: American College of Surgeons, 1980
                                        American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck
                                        Surgery, 2001
                                        American Head and Neck Society, 1999
                                        Association of Military Surgeons of the US, 1973
                                        American College of Physician Executives 1996
                                        Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of
                                        Maryland, 1982
                                        Baltimore County Medical Association, 1982
                                        American College of Surgeons, Maryland Chapter, 1983
                                        Baltimore Academy of Surgery, 1984
                                           President - 1995
                                        Maryland Medical Breast Society
                                           President - 1994 & 1995
                                        Surgical Associates of the Uniformed Services
                                        University, 1981
                                        The Society of Head and Neck Surgeons, 1983
                                           President – 1996-1997

MEDICAL LICENSURE:                      Maryland, #D28133, 1982
                                        District of Columbia, #9527, 1976 (inactive)


Peer Reviewed Publications:

1. Saunders JR, Jaques DA, Casterline PF, Percarpio B and Goodlow J: Liposarcomas
of the Head and Neck. Cancer 43:162-8, 1979.

2. Saunders JR, Susann PW and Zazzarino DA: Surgical Manpower, General
Surgery in a Small Army Hospital. Military Medicine 145:5, 329-30, 1980.

 3. Lillemoe KD, Brigham RA, Harmon JW, Feaster MM, Saunders JR, and d’Avis
JC: Surgical Management of Small Bowel Radiation Enteritis. Arch Surg 118:905-907,

4. Morgan RF, Hirata RM, Jaques DA, and Saunders JR: Value of Contralateral
Supraomohyoid Neck Dissections. Amer J Surg 146:439-40, 1983.

5. Brigham RA, Fallon WF, Saunders JR, Harmon JW, d’Avis JC: Paraduodenal
Hernia: Diagnosis and Surgical Management. Surgery 1984 Sep; 96(3):498-502.

6. Saunders JR, Hirata RM, Jaques DA: Considering the Spinal Accessory Nerve in
Head and Neck Surgery. Am J Surg 150:491, October 1985. Abstracted in Yearbook of
Surgery, 1986 (p. 239).
 7. Morgan RF, Saunders JR , Hirata RM, Jaques DA: A Comparative Analysis of
the Clinical, Sialographic and Pathologic Findings in Parotid Disease. Am Surg Vol 51,
No. 11:664-667, 1985.

8. Marks SC, Jaques DA, Hirata RM, Saunders JR: Blindness Following Bilateral
Radical Neck Dissection, Head & Neck 12:342-345, 1990.

9. Saunders JR, Hirata RM, Jaques DA: Definitive Mandibular Replacement Using
Reconstruction Plates, Am J Surg Vol 160:387-389, October 1990.

10. Saunders JR, Brown MS, Hirata RM, Jaques DA: Percutaneous Endoscopic
Gastrostomy in Head and Neck Cancer Patients, Am J Surg Vol 162:381-383, October

11. Tu AS, Wang H, Harris-McCorkle L, Saunders JR: Bilateral Involvement of the
Cerebellopontine Angles by Malignant Melanoma Metastasis:      A Case Report,
Maryland Medical Journal Vol 43 No 11, pp. 967-970 November 1994.

12. Boyle JO, Mao L, Brennan JA, Koch WM, Eisele DW, Saunders JR, Sidransky D: .
Gene Mutations in Saliva as Molecular Markers for Head and Neck Squamous Cell
Carcinomas, Am J Surg Vol 168:429-432, November 1994.

13. Saunders JR.: Genetic Basis of Head and Neck Carcinoma: Presidential Address
Society of Head and Neck Surgeons. Am J Surg Vol 174:459-461 November 1997

14. Koch WM, Choti MA, Civelek AC, Eisele DW, Saunders JR: Gamma-Probe
Directed Biopsy of Sentinel Node in Oral Squamous Carcinoma Arch Otolaryngol Head
Neck Surg 124:455-459 1998

15. Levine, M., Saunders, JR, Zinreich E, Kunar, D, Price, J, Hirata, RM, Williams M,
Concurrent chemoradiation therapy for advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
(HNSCC) in a community hospital Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2004 ASCO Annual
Meeting Proceedings (Post-Meeting Edition). Vol 22, No 14S (July 15 Supplement),
2004: 5558

16. Poeta, ML, Manola, J, Goldwasser, MA, Forastiere, A, Benoir, BA, Califano, JA,
Ridge, JA, Goodwin J, Kenady, D, Saunders, JR, Westra, W, Sidransky, D, Kock, WM
T53 Mutations and Survivial in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck, New
England Journal of Medicine 325;25 December 20, 2007

17. Lyford-Pike S, Ha PK, Jacene HA, Saunders JR, Tufano RP Limitations of PET/CT
in Determining Need for Neck Dissection after Primary Chemoradiation for Advanced
Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma..ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec. 2009
Sep 16;71(5):251-256.
18. Durr, ML, Saunders, JR, Califano, JA, P. Tufano, RP; Koch, WM; Ha, PK, Severe
Hypocalcemia Complicating Thyroid Surgery After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
Procedure Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck /VOL 135 (NO. 5), MAY 2009 (507-5090)

19. Sedaghat, A, Zhang, Z, Begum, S, Palmermo, R, Best, S, Ulmer, K, Levine, M, Zinreich,
E, Messing, MA, Gold, D, Wu, A, Niparko, K, Kowalski, J, Hirata, R, Saunders, JR,
Westra, WH, Pai, SI, Prognostic Significance of HPV in Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell
Carcinomas; Laryngoscope, 2009 Aug; 119(8):1542-1549.

20. Best SR, Peng S, Juang CM, Hung CF, Hannaman D, Saunders JR, Wu TC, Pai SI.
Administration of HPVDNA vaccine via electroporation elicits the strongest CD8+T cell
immune responses compared to intramuscular injection and intradermal gene gun
delivery, Vaccine. 2009 Sep 4;27(40):5450-9. Epub 2009 Jul 19.

21. Hillel, AT, Fakhry, C, Williams, MF, Blanco, RG, Zinreich, ES, Westra, WH, Saunders,
JR, Ha, PK Selective versus comprehensive neck dissection after chemoradiation for
advanced oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma; Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009

22. Durr, ML, Argiwal, A, Saunders, JR, and Ha, PK, Laryngeal lipoma associated with
difuse lipomatosis: Case report and literature review Ear Nose and Throat J Vol 89 No1
January 2010,34-37

23. Chu, EA, Saunders, JR, Dubin, MG, Endoscopic transpterygoid biopsy of a
pterygopalatine fossa mass Ear Nose Throat J 2010 Jan; 89(1):E28-9.

24. Peng, S, Best, S, Hung, C, Loyo M, Lyford-Pike, S, Flint, PW, David E. Tunkel, DE,
Saunders, JR, Wu, TC, and Pai, SI Characterization of HPV-11 Specific Immune Responses
in a Preclinical Model; Laryngoscope,. March 2010 120(3) 504-510

25. Lyford-Pike S, Westra WH, Loyo M, Peng S, Hung CF, Wu AA, Flint PW, Tunkel
DE, Saunders JR, Pai SI. Differential expression of epidermal growth factor receptor in
juvenile and adult-onset recurrent respiratory papillomatosis. Histopathology. 2010
Nov;57(5):768-70. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2559.2010.03691.x.

26. Park IL, Loyo M, Kim MS, Westra W, Saunders JR, Sidransky D, Pai SI. Epigenome
of human papillomavirus-16 in head and neck cancers. Manuscript in preparation.

27. Best S, Ha P, Blanco R, Saunders JR, Zinreich E, Levine M, Pai S, Walker M,
Trachta J, Ulmer K, Murakami P, Thompson R, Califano J, Messing B, Factors
associated with pharyngoesophageal stricture in patients treated with concurrent
chemotherapy and radiation therapy for oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Head
and Neck Jan 2011

28. Park IS, Chang X, Loyo M, Wu G Chuang A, Kim MS, Chae YK, Lyford-Pike S,
Westra WH, Saunders JR Sigransky D, Pai, Characterization of the methylation patterns
in human papillomavirus type 16 viral DNA in head and neck cancers. Cancer Prev Res
(Phila) 2011 Feb;4(2):207-17.

29. Blanco RG, Ha PK, Califano JA, Saunders JR. Transoral robotic surgery of the
vocal cord. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2011; 21(2): 157-9.

30. Fan KY, Gogineni H, Zaboli D, Lake S, Zahurak ML, Best SR, Levine MA, Tang M,
Zinreich ES, Saunders JR, Califano JA, Blanco RG, Pai SI, Messing B, Ha PK.
Comparison of acute toxicities in two primary chemoradiation regimens in the treatment
of advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinomas. Ann Surg Oncol. 2012 Jan 31.
[Epub ahead of print]

31. Junn, JC, , Kim, IA, Zahurak, M,, Tan, M, Fan, K,, Lake, S,, Zaboli, D, Messing, B,
Ulmer, K, Harrer, K, Gold, D, Ryniak, K, Zinreich, E, Tang, M, Levine, M, Blanco, GR,
Saunders, JR,. Califano, JA, Ha, PK. Managing the Advanced Head and Neck Cancer
Patient: A Study of Resource Utilization in the Multidisciplinary Setting – A Single
Institution Experience Submitted for publication

32. Melvin, TA, Eliades, S, Ha, P, Fakhry, C, Saunders, JR, Califano, JA, Blanco, GR,
Neck dissection through a facelift incision Laryngoscope accepted for publication

33. Zaboli, D, Tan, M, Hrishikesh, G, Lake, S. Fan, K, Zahurak, M, Messing, B, Ulmer,
K, Ziinreich, E, Levine, M,, Tang, M, Pai, S, Blanmco, G, Saunders, JR, Best, S,
Califano, J, Ha, P. Hyperfractionated Radiotherapy with Concurrent Cisplatin/5-
Fluorouracil for Locoregional Advanced Head and Neck Cancer: Analysis of 105
Consecutive Patients International Journal of Otolaryngology Volume 2012 (2012),
Article ID 754191, 10 pages doi:10.1155/2012/754191 2012

34. Junn, JC, Sciubba, JJ, Bishop,JA, Zinreich, E, Tang, M, Levine, MA, Palermo ,RA
Fakhry, C, Blanco, RG, Saunders, JR, Califano, JA and Ha, PK The Effect of
Amifostine on Submandibular Gland Histology after Radiation International Journal of
Otolaryngology Volume 2012, Article ID 508279, 7 pages

Non-Peer Reviewed Publications:
1. Manson PN, Saunders JR: Anesthesia in Head and Neck Surgery.          Clin Plastic
Surg Vol 12, No. 1:115-122, 1985.

2. Saunders JR, Hirata RM, Jaques DA: Salivary Glands. Surg Clin North Am Vol 66,
No. 1:59-81 1986

3. Jaques DA, Saunders JR: Chapter on Neck Wounds       NATO War Handbook of
Surgery, update, 1988.

4. Jaques DA, Hirata RM, Saunders JR: Head and Neck Cancer 1987--Progress
and Problems. Oral Cancer and Jaw Tumours, Professional Postgraduate Services, K.K.,
Tokyo, pp. 95-99, 1988.

5. Jaques DA, Hirata RM, Saunders JR: Metastatic Neck Nodes from an Unknown
Primary. Oral Cancer and Jaw Tumours, Professional Postgraduate Services, K.K.,
Tokyo, pp. 113-118, 1988.

6. Jaques DA, Hirata RM, Saunders JR: Options for Nutrition in Head and Neck
Cancer Patients. Oral Cancer and Jaw Tumours, Professional Postgraduate Services,
K.K., Tokyo, pp. 181-187, 1988.

7. Saunders, JR: Recurrent Pleomorphic Adenomas of the Parotid Proceedings 2Nd
World Congress of the International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies
129-133 Nov 29-Dec 2, 2002

  Shoulder function following neck dissection surgery, comparing radical,
  comprehensive and selective neck dissections in 100 consecutive patients. 1984-1985
       Principle investigator.

  Long-term jejunostomy feeding in head and neck cancer patients. Review of 144
  patients. Principle investigator

  Review of mandibular reconstruction plates for head and neck cancer patients:
  outcomes in 27 patients. 1989 Principle investigator

  Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostostomy in head and neck cancer patients. Study of
  feasibility and complications in 245 patients. 1990 Principle investigator

  Study of pharyngocutaneous fistulas after total laryngectomy; associated factors and
  the role of modified barium swallow in 84 patients. GBMC 95-001-03 1996 co-
  investigator with Eric J. Cohen, MD.

  Quality of life among patients with myocutaneous and free tissue transfer
  reconstruction of the oral cavity and oropharynx. A comparison of 69 patients.
  Presented at the Fifth International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer. 2000
      Principle investigator

  Clinical Efficacy of Molecular Analysis of Surgical Margins and Regional Lymph
  Nodes in the management of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma ECOG 4393.
  Study Chairman, Wayne M. Koch, MD 1997-2002 Associate investigator

  SWAL2 The Efficacy of Prophylactic Swallow Interventions and Trismus
  Management in the Head and Neck Cancer Patient (04-015-07
    Investigators: John Saunders MD, Barbara Messing MD
    History: Current Renewal February 18, 2008. Fourteen enrolled. OPEN to

  9ZR0234 A Phase II Randomized Trial of Surgery Followed by Chemoradiotherapy
     Plus C225 (cetuximab) for Advanced Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and
     Neck (IRB #04-029-10)
        Investigator: John Saunders MD
        History: CLOSED January 2007

  CC0203 Case Control Study of High-Risk Sexual Behaviors, Human Papillomavirus,
  and Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma (IRB #02-020-03)
  Investigator: John Saunders MD History: CLOSED
2007 Retrospective Records Review: Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Head and
Neck Cancer
IRB #07-044-11
   Investigators: Alexander Hillel MD, Patrick Ha MD, Ray Blanco MD, John
Saunders MD

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