BREATHE T32 Alumni Present at World Dysphagia Summit 2021

Tabor-Gray and Vose
Dr. Lauren Tabor-Gray and Dr. Alicia Vose

BREATHE T32 alumni Alicia Vose, PhD and Lauren Tabor-Gray, PhD presented their research at the 2021 World Dysphagia Summit held in Nagoya, Japan this past weekend. Dr. Vose and Dr. Tabor-Gray were the 2020 and 2021 recipients of the prestigious Sumiko Okada International Fellowship which was awarded at the Dysphagia Research Society annual meeting. Award recipients were invited to present their research findings in an oral presentation during the annual meeting of the Japanese Society of Dysphagia Rehabilitation and the World Dysphagia Summit and each recipient received $3,000. Dr. Vose presented her research entitled “The Role of Anticipatory Postural Adjustments in Swallowing Airway Protection Accuracy.” Dr Tabor-Gray presented on “The Impact of Expiratory Muscle Strength Training on Swallowing Kinematics in Individuals with ALS.”