The UAD Receives Top Honors at Annual Meeting of the International Dysphagia Research Society

Published: March 19th, 2014

Category: national presentations, Uncategorized, University and Department news

The Upper Airway Dysfunction Lab had a prominent presence at the Annual Meeting of the International Dysphagia Research Society in Nashville, TN March 6-8, 2014. Collectively, the UAD had one platform and three poster presentations. The UAD’s work was well-received and honored with two awards: first and third place posters overall (Brandimore and Troche, respectively).

Awards:

Alexandra Brandimore (PhD student; Mentor: M.Troche and K.Hegland)– 1st place overall poster
Michelle Troche (Faculty) – 3rd place overall poster

Poster presentations:

Alexandra Brandimore, Karen W. Hegland, & Michelle Troche
Peak expiratory flow in Parkinson’s disease
Karen W. Hegland, Paul W. Davenport, Alexandra E. Brandimore, & Michelle S. Troche
Expiratory muscle strength training (EMST) to improve airway protection in post-stroke patients
Michelle S. Troche, Alexandra E. Brandimore, Kelly Foote, Michael Okun & Karen Hegland
Swallowing outcomes following unilateral STN vs. GPi surgery: retrospective analysis

Podium presentations:

Michelle S. Troche, Alexandra E. Brandimore, Michael Okun, Paul Davenport, & Karen Hegland
Reflex cough sensitivity in Parkinson’s disease and dysphagia.

Poster