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Emily Plowman

NeuroNines: Welch & Donohue

Thursday, June 2, at 9 am, the NMPT and BREATHE Training Programs will host a NeuroNines session featuring postdoctoral fellows Joseph Welch (mentors: Gordon Mitchell & Emily Fox) and Cara Donohue (mentor: Emily Plowman). Join us live in the Communicore Building (C1-007) or via Zoom:

17th Annual NMPT Symposium

Hosted by the Department of Physical Therapy in collaboration with the BREATHE and Neuromuscular Plasticity NIH-funded T32 Training Programs, the 17th annual Neuromuscular Plasticity Training Symposium returned on March 17-18 as an in-person event for the first time in two years. The symposium gives predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees the chance…

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…

BREATHE Trainee Lunch

Nothing says autumn like an outdoor lunch! Program Director, Dr. Gordon Mitchell, and Clinical Coordinator, Dr. Emily Plowman joined our T32 and match-funded BREATHE trainees at 4th Avenue Food Park to talk science and celebrate their hard work.

NeuroNines: Olsen & Donohue

Thursday, July 1, at 9 am, the NMPT and BREATHE Training Programs will host a NeuroNines session featuring Dr. Wendy Olsen (mentor: Don Bolser) and Dr. Cara Donohue (mentor: Emily Plowman). Register via Zoom.

Emily Plowman Earns National Award for Mentorship

Steering Committee member and BREATHE Training Program Clinical Coordinator Emily Plowman, PhD, was awarded the 2021 Landis Award for Outstanding Mentorship from the NIH’s National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Nominations for the Landis Award were initiated by current and former trainees.

BREATHE Alumni Receive DRS Awards

Dr. Lauren Tabor-Gray (left) and Dr. Raele Robison (right) BREATHE Center Alumni, Dr. Lauren Tabor-Gray and Dr. Raele Robison, recently received several awards at the Dysphagia Research Society Annual Meeting. Dr. Tabor-Gray, Co-Director of the Phil Smith Neuroscience Institute ALS Center in Fort Lauderdale, was…

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…