Graduate student Michelle Valenti receives award at PHHP Research day
UAD graduate student Michelle Valenti
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!