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Swallowing Systems Core Lab Acquires OEC 9900 Super C-arm

Swallowing Systems Core Lab Acquires OEC 9900 Super C-arm

Published: Feb 18th, 2016

The OEC 9900 Super C-arm is a medical imaging device that is designed to deliver superb clinical images during both simple and challenging imaging cases and can be used with […]

SLHS Ph.D. Student, Ali Barikroo, Awarded ASHA Scholarship

Published: Dec 10th, 2015

We are pleased to announce that one of our PhD students, Ali Barikroo, has received the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation Scholarship for International Students during the recent 2015 Convention of the […]

Laryngectomy Club

Published: Nov 23rd, 2015

                         

SLHS alumna, Dr. Sarah Key-DeLyria, receives Portland State University’s I-CASS early career award

SLHS alumna, Dr. Sarah Key-DeLyria, receives Portland State University’s I-CASS early career award

Published: Nov 5th, 2015

Dr. Sarah Key-DeLyria received PSU’s I-CASS (Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Social Sciences) early career award. It will be used to support her exploration of sentence processing in people who have […]

Dr. Karen Hegland to Serve as President of ISARP

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, […]

Introducing Shelby Hart, First Graduate of the BHS-CMS Distance Learning Program

Published: Aug 28th, 2015

In August 2015, Shelby Hart became the first graduate of the online Bachelor of Health Sciences Communication Sciences and Disorders program. Hart is from Mayo, Florida, and has worked 20 […]

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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 […]

Remembering Lowell C. Hammer, Emeritus Professor, 1930 – 2015

Remembering Lowell C. Hammer, Emeritus Professor, 1930 – 2015

Published: Jun 18th, 2015

Obituary for Lowell C. Hammer Lowell Clarke Hammer Lowell Clarke Hammer died in Gainesville, Florida on Monday, June 15th, 2015. Dr. Hammer was born January 7, 1930 to Clara Victoria […]