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Dysphagia

BREATHE Trainee Alicia Vose Advocates for “Fearless” Dysphagia Treatment

Alicia Vose, PhD, CCC-SLP, a BREATHE postdoctoral associate, was recently featured on the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association podcast, ASHA Voices. In this episode, Dr. Vose and her co-presenter, Ed Bice, MEd, CCC-SLP, clinical consultant, IOPI Medical LLC, advocate for taking the fear out of dysphagia treatment. They discuss what…

Cara Donohue Awarded Sumiko Okada Fellowship

BREATHE T32 trainee, Dr. Cara Donohue, was awarded the prestigious Sumiko Okada International Fellowship from the Dysphagia Research Society for her work was “Comparison of Validated Outcomes of Swallowing Efficiency: Perceptual Ordinal DIGEST Versus Quantitative Pixel-Based ASPEKT Ratings of Pharyngeal Residue.” This…

Emily Plowman & Eric Jeng Receive R01 from NINR

Dr. Emily Plowman and Dr. Eric Jeng Dr. Emily Plowman, BREATHE Steering Committee Member, and Dr. Eric Jeng, Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery, were awarded a 4-year, $2.5M R01 grant from the National Institute of…

Dysphagia following cardiac surgery: Risk factors and paths forward

After a major health procedure like cardiac surgery, a patient’s main focus should be one thing: recovery. However, new research published in the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery highlighted previously underrecognized threats to postoperative success: Dysphagia, or swallowing impairment, characterized airway invasion of ingested material into the lungs…

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,…