Graduate student Michelle Valenti receives award at PHHP Research day

Published: April 20th, 2016

Category: Features, Local News, University and Department news

UAD graduate student Michelle Valenti

UAD graduate student Michelle Valenti presents her thesis project at PHHP research day

was selected as one of the top abstract presenters at PHHP’s research day. Her project, entitled  “Oropharyngeal swallowing in Parkinson’s disease: A retrospective comparison on longitudinal swallowing function,” was completed in partial fulfillment of her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology.  Ms. Valenti successfully defended her thesis under the mentorship of Dr. Karen Hegland, and plans to submit her results for publication in a peer-reviewed journal.  Congratulations, Michelle!