Department of Otolaryngology

Mariann C. McElwain, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology

Education & Training

  • B.S. Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA
  • M.D., Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, OH
  • Ph.D., The Ohio State University College of Medicine Columbus, OH

Representative Publications

McElwain, MC, Pollack JD: Synthesis of Deoxyribomononucleotides in Mollicutes: Dependence on deoxyribose-1-phosphate and pyrophosphate. J. Bacteriol 169:3647-3653, 1987.

McElwain, MC, Williams MV, Pollack, JD, Acholeplasma Laidlawii B-PG9 adfenine-specific purine nucleoside phosphorylase that accepts ribose-1-phosphate, deoxyribose-1-phosphate, and xylose-1-phosphate. J. Bacteriol. 1988 Feb; 170(2):564-7.

McElwain, MC, Chandler DKF, Barile, MF, Young, TF, Tryon, VV, Davis, JW Jr, Petzel JP, Chang, CJ, Williams, MV, and Pollack, JD (1988) Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 38, 417-423, 1988

Petzel JP, McElwain, MC, Desantis D, Manolukas J, Williams MV, Hartman, PA, Allison, MJ, Pollack JD; Enzymic activities of carbohydrate, purine and pyrimidine, metabolism in the Anaeroplastmataceae (class Mollicutes). Arch Microbiol. 1989, 142(4): 309-16.  

Pollack, JD, McElwain, MC, Desantis, D, Manolukas, T, Tully, JG, Chang, CJ, Whitcomb, RF, Hackett, KJ and Williams, MV (1989) Metabolism of members of the Spiroplasmataceae. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 39, 406-412.

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Research Interest Summary

Sino-nasal disorders, Pediatric ENT

Research Interests

Dr. McElwain's Research Interests include:

  • General otolaryngology 
  • Sinonasal disorders 
  • Pediatric otolaryngology
  • Swallowing disorders 
  • Head and Neck cancer