Menu UF Health Home Menu

Faculty Accomplishments Category Subscribe to RSS Feed

News about the SLHS Faculty


Dr. Karen Hegland to Serve as President of ISARP

Published: Oct 29th, 2015

Dr. Karen Hegland was recently elected to serve a two-year term as president of the International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology (ISARP). This mission of the society is […]


Dr. Ianessa Humbert Presents at ESSD Congress in Barcelona

Published: Oct 29th, 2015

Dr. Humbert was invited to present her research on swallowing and brain plasticity, “Swallowing Disorders: from Compensation to Recovery,” at the recent European Society for Swallowing Disorders Congress in Barcelona, […]


Sheridan Martin Named one of Gainesville’s Heroes in Healthcare

Published: Sep 3rd, 2015

Please join us in congratulating PHHP audiologist Dr. Sheridan Martin, who has been named one of Gainesville’s Heroes in Healthcare! She is truly deserving of this honor! Heroes in Healthcare: […]


SLP Clinicians Create Protocol to Improve Surgical Outcomes for Esophageal Cancer

Published: Aug 28th, 2015

The incidence of pneumonia and tracheal aspiration following esophagectomy is high. However, with the implementation of a routine prospective formal swallowing evaluation, SLP clinicians at UF Health were able to […]


Dr. Emily Plowman Featured on the American Speech and Hearing Association Clinical Education Library

Published: Aug 28th, 2015

Dr. Emily K. Plowman published an article entitled “Is there a role for exercise in the management of bulbar dysfunction in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis?” in the August issue of the […]


UF study shows benefits of multitasking on exercise

Published: Jun 3rd, 2015

Dr. Christopher Spankovich

When it comes to hearing, diet may trump noise exposure

Published: May 28th, 2015


Melissa Hall, Au.D., recognized at the University of Florida’s Outstanding Young Alumni Awards

Published: Apr 22nd, 2015


Assistant professor Karen Hegland, Ph.D., Receives NIH Funding

Published: Apr 22nd, 2015

Assistant professor Karen Hegland, Ph.D., director of the Upper Airway Dysfunction Laboratory (, has recently received funding from the National Institutes of Health to study airway protective deficits in people […]

Cathy Zenko, M.S., CCC-SLP, adjunct lecturer with SLHS in the April issue of the ASHA Leader

Published: Apr 9th, 2015

Cathy Zenko, M.S., CCC-SLP, adjunct lecturer with SLHS shares her tips for teaching writing composition to students with autism spectrum disorder.