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Timothy T. Houle, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Timothy T. Houle, Ph.D.

Associate Professor,

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-7473

Email: thoule@wakehealth.edu

Education & Training

  • B.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1997
  • Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology, 2002
  • Residency, U Mississippi Med Ctr, 2002
  • Fellowship, Psychology, Northwestern University Medica, 2004
Timothy T. Houle, Ph.D.

Timothy T. Houle, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Anesthesiology
Neurology

Research Interests

pain

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-7473

Email: thoule@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

Boada MD, Gutierrez S, Aschenbrenner CA, Houle TT, Hayashida KI, Ririe DG, Eisenach JC. Nerve injury induces a new profile of tactile and mechanical nociceptor input from undamaged peripheral afferents. J Neurophysiol. 2015;113(1):100-109.

Smitherman TA, Davis RE, Walters AB, Young J, Houle TT. Anxiety sensitivity and headache: diagnostic differences, impact, and relations with perceived headache triggers. Cephalalgia. 2015;35(8):710-721.

Peters CM, Hayashida KI, Suto T, Houle TT, Aschenbrenner CA, Martin TJ, Eisenach JC. Individual differences in acute pain-induced endogenous analgesia predict time to resolution of postoperative pain in the rat. Anesthesiology. 2015;122(4):895-907.

Brown CL, Irby MB, Houle TT, Skelton JA. Family-based obesity treatment in children with disabilities. Acad Pediatr. 2015;15(2):197-203.

Turner DP, Smitherman TA, Black AK, Penzien DB, Porter JA, Lofland KR, Houle TT. Are migraine and tension-type headache diagnostic types or points on a severity continuum? An exploration of the latent taxometric structure of headache. Pain. 2015;156(7):1200-1207.

Booth JL, Sharpe EE, Harris LC, Aschenbrenner C, Houle TT, Eisenach JC. Modeling recovery from pain following non-emergent cesarean delivery [abstract]. In: Abstracts of the 47th Annual SOAP Meeting; 2015 May 13-17; Colorado Springs (CO). 2015;():25.

Sharpe EE, Booth JL, Harris LC, Aschenbrenner C, Houle TT, Eisenach JC. Recovery of physical activity after cesarean delivery and its relationship with pain [abstract]. In: Abstracts of the 47th Annual SOAP Meeting; 2015 May 13-17; Colorado Springs (CO). 2015;():164.

Penzien DB, Irby MB, Smitherman TA, Rains JC, Houle TT. Well-established and empirically supported behavioral treatments for migraine. Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2015;19(7):34.

Bellinger CR, Chatterjee AB, Adair N, Houle T, Khan I, Haponik E. Learning curve for EBUS-TBNA: longer than we may think [reply to letter]. Respiration. 2015;():.

Walters A, Davis R, Turner D, Houle T, Smitherman TA. A meta-analytic review of perceived triggers of migraine and tension-type headache [abstract]. Headache. 2015;55(Suppl 3):181.

McDermott MJ, Tull MT, Gratz KL, Houle TT, Smitherman TA. Comorbidity of migraine and psychiatric disorders among substance-dependent inpatients. Headache. 2014;54(2):290-302.

Turner DP, Smitherman TA, Penzien DB, Porter JA, Martin VT, Houle TT. Nighttime snacking, stress, and migraine activity. J Clin Neurosci. 2014;21(4):638-643.

Sher T, Braun L, Domas A, Bellg A, Baucom DH, Houle TT. The partners for life program: a couples approach to cardiac risk reduction. Fam Process. 2014;53(1):131-149.

Peters CM, Ririe D, Houle TT, Aschenbrenner CA, Eisenach JC. Nociceptor-selective peripheral nerve block induces delayed mechanical hypersensitivity and neurotoxicity in rats. Anesthesiology. 2014;120(4):976-986.

Turner KR, Fisher EC, Hade EM, Houle TT, Rocco MV. The role of perioperative sodium bicarbonate infusion affecting renal function after cardiothoracic surgery. Front Pharmacol. 2014;5():127.

Wells RE, Smitherman TA, Seng EK, Houle TT, Loder EW. Behavioral and mind/body interventions in headache: unanswered questions and future research directions. Headache. 2014;54(6):1107-1113.

Eisenach JC, Houle TT. Replication to advance science: changes in ANESTHESIOLOGY [editorial]. Anesthesiology. 2014;121(2):209-211.

Aschenbrenner CA, Houle TT, Gutierrez S, Eisenach JC. Modeling individual recovery after peripheral nerve injury in rats and the effects of parturition. Anesthesiology. 2014;121(5):1056-1067.

Mason KP, Turner DP, Houle TT, Fontaine PJ, Lerman J. Hemodynamic response to fluid management in children undergoing dexmedetomidine sedation for MRI. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014;202(6):W574-W579.

Black A, Johnson YL, Houle TT, Smitherman TA. Perceived headache triggers as a function of headache diagnosis versus headache frequency [abstract]. Headache. 2014;54(Suppl 1):61.

Smitherman TA, Walters A, Ambrose CE, Davis RE, Roland M, Houle TT, Rains J. Randomized controlled trial of behavioral insomnia treatment for chronic migraine with comorbid insomnia: preliminary results of a sham-controlled pilot study [abstract]. Headache. 2014;54(Suppl 1):33-34.

Wells RE, Burch R, Paulsen RH, Wayne PM, Houle TT, Loder E. Meditation for migraines: a pilot randomized controlled trial. Headache. 2014;54(9):1484-1495.

Danilo Boada M, Martin TJ, Peters CM, Hayashida K, Harris MH, Houle TT, Boyden ES, Eisenach JC, Ririe DG. Fast-conducting mechanoreceptors contribute to withdrawal behavior in normal and nerve injured rats. Pain. 2014;155(12):2646-2655.

Bellinger CR, Chatterjee AB, Adair N, Houle T, Khan I, Haponik E. Training in and experience with endobronchial ultrasound. Respiration. 2014;88(6):478-483.

Rothrock JF, Bloudek LM, Houle TT, Andress-Rothrock D, Varon SF. Real-world economic impact of onabotulinumtoxinA in patients with chronic migraine. Headache. 2014;54(10):1565-1573.

Miller AN, Deal DD, Green J, Houle TT, Brown WR, Thore CR, Stump DA, Webb LX. Use of the reamer/irrigator/aspirator during intramedullary nailing decreases carotid and cranial embolic events [abstract]. In: Abstracts of the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA); 2014 Oct 15-18; Tampa (FL). 2014;():173.

Gutierrez S, Liu B, Hayashida K, Houle TT, Eisenach JC. Reversal of peripheral nerve injury-induced hypersensitivity in the postpartum period: role of spinal oxytocin. Anesthesiology. 2013;118(1):152-159.

Eisenach JC, Pan P, Smiley RM, Lavand'homme P, Landau R, Houle TT. Resolution of pain after childbirth. Anesthesiology. 2013;118(1):143-151.

Turner DP, Houle TT. Psychological evaluation of a primary headache patient. Pain Manag. 2013;3(1):19-25.

Houle TT, Turner DP. Natural experimentation is a challenging method for identifying headache triggers. Headache. 2013;53(4):636-643.

Turner DP, Smitherman TA, Martin VT, Penzien DB, Houle TT. Causality and headache triggers. Headache. 2013;53(4):628-635.

Pan PH, Tonidandel AM, Aschenbrenner CA, Houle TT, Harris LC, Eisenach JC. Predicting acute pain after cesarean delivery using three simple questions. Anesthesiology. 2013;118(5):1170-1179.

Houle TT, Turner DP, Smitherman TA, Penzien DB, Lipton RB. Influence of random measurement error on estimated rates of headache chronification and remission. Headache. 2013;53(6):920-929.

Houle TT, Turner DP, Houle TA, Smitherman TA, Martin V, Penzien DB, Lipton RB. Rounding behavior in the reporting of headache frequency complicates headache chronification research. Headache. 2013;53(6):908-919.

Turner DP, Smitherman TA, Penzien DB, Lipton RB, Houle TT. Rethinking headache chronification. Headache. 2013;53(6):901-907.

Lipton RB, Penzien DB, Turner DP, Smitherman TA, Houle TT. Methodological issues in studying rates and predictors of migraine progression and remission. Headache. 2013;53(6):930-934.

Turner D, Miller S, Aschenbrenner C, Houle T, Eisenach J. Predicting pain after joint surgery [abstract]. J Pain. 2013;14(4 Suppl 1):S15.

Houle TT, Turner DP. Bayesian statistical inference in anesthesiology [editorial]. Anesthesiology. 2013;119(1):4-6.

Houle TT, Turner DP, Penzien DB. Type I error in headache research [editorial]. Headache. 2013;53(7):1031-1033.

Rothrock JF, Bloudek LM, Houle TT, Andress-Rothrock D, Hanlon C, Varon SF. Real-world economic impact of onabotulinumtoxina in patients with chronic migraine. J Headache Pain. 2013;14(Suppl 1):P216.

Moynahan VL, McDermott MJ, Tull MT, Gratz KL, Houle TT, Smitherman TA. Comorbidity of migraine and affective disorders among substance dependent inpatients [abstract]. Cephalalgia. 2013;33(8 Suppl):68.

Tegeler, CH, Tegeler CL, Kumar SR, Turner DP, Gerdes L, Lee SW, Houle TT. Randomized, placebo-controlled pilot trial of a novel, noninvasive EEG-based intervention, HIRREM, for alleviation of episodic migraine [abstract]. Cephalalgia. 2013;33(8 Suppl):99-100.

Turner DP, Smitherman TA, Penzien DB, Porter JAH, Houle TT. Are migraine and tension headaches categorical types or on a continuum? [abstract]. Cephalalgia. 2013;33(8 Suppl):130.

Wells RE, Burch R, Paulsen R, Wayne P, Aschenbrenner C, Houle TT, Eisenach JC, Loder E. Meditation for migraines: a pilot randomized controlled trial [abstract]. Cephalalgia. 2013;33(8 Suppl):96-97.

Houle TT, Turner DP, Penzien DB. How does the migraine attack stop? It is not the trigger: common headache triggers do not predict cessation of pain. Headache. 2012;52(1):189-190.

Turner DP, Smitherman TA, Eisenach JC, Penzien DB, Houle TT. Predictors of headache before, during, and after pregnancy: a cohort study. Headache. 2012;52(3):348-362.

Tegeler CH, Kumar S, Conklin D, Turner D, Tegeler C, McCall V, Houle T. A new method of dynamic, relational, electroencephalic auditory feedback for primary insomnia [abstract]. Sleep. 2012;35(Abstract Suppl):A220.

Rothrock J, Bloudek L, Houle T, Andress-Rothrock D, Hanlon C, Varon S. Real-world economic impact of onabotulinumtoxinA in patients with chronic migraine [abstract]. Neurology. 2012;78(Suppl 1):P03233.

Turner DP, Lipton RB, Houle TA, Penzien DB, Martin VT, Houle TT. Rounding may bias self-reported headache frequency: results from the American Migraine Prevalence and Prevention (AMPP) study [abstract]. Headache. 2012;52(5):891-892.

Walters AB, Hamer JD, Houle TT, Smitherman TA. Anxiety sensitivity and headache triggers [abstract]. Headache. 2012;52(5):911-912.

All Publications

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Associate Professor, Anesthesiology

Timothy T. Houle, Ph.D.

Timothy T. Houle, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Anesthesiology
Neurology

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