Alicia Vose Awarded Sumiko Okada Fellowship

Former T32 trainee and current rehabilitation science postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Alicia Vose, was awarded the prestigious Sumiko Okada International Fellowship from the Dysphagia Research Society for her work “The Role of Anticipatory Postural Adjustments in Swallowing Airway Protection Accuracy.” This research grant honors Sumiko Okada, a Japanese speech pathologist, who contributed to the field of dysphagia with her publications and yearly presentations and posters at DRS Annual Meetings. Dr. Vose will present her research findings in an oral presentation during the Japanese-Korean Joint Swallowing Conference and the meeting of the Japanese Society of Dysphagia Rehabilitation. Congratulations, Alicia!