Presentations and Publications

Recent and most Relevant Publications

Troche, M.S., Brandimore, A.E., Godoy, J., 7 Hegland, K.W. (2014).  A framework for understanding shared substrates of airway protection. Journal of Applied Oral Science, 22, 251-260. Pdf link

Troche, M.S., Brandimore, A.E., Davenport, P.W., Okun, M.S., & Hegland, K.W. (2014).  Decreased sensitivity to cough stimulus in persons with Parkinson’s disease and dysphagia.  Chest. [Epub ahead of print] Pdf link

Hegland, K.W., Troche, M.S., Brandimore, A.E., davenport, P.W., & Okun, M.S. (2014; In Press).  Comparison of voluntary and reflex cough effectiveness in Parkinson’s disease. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders.Pdf link

Troche, M.S., Brandimore, A.E., Foote, K.F., Morishita, T., Chen, D., Hegland, K.W., & Okun, M.S. (In press; 2014). Swallowing Outcomes following Unilateral STN vs. GPi Surgery: A retrospective analysis. Dysphagia. March 21. [Epub ahead of print] Pdf link

Troche, M.S., Rosenbek, J.C., Okun, M.S., & Sapienza, C.M. (In press; 2014). Detraining outcomes with Expiratory Muscle Strength Training in Parkinson’s disease. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 51(2) .Pdf link

Troche, M.S., Okun, M.S., Rosenbek, J.C., Altmann, L.P.J., & Sapienza, C.M. (2014). Attentional resource allocation and swallowing safety in Parkinson’s disease: A dual task study. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, 20, 439-443. Pdf link

Hegland, K.W., Okun, M.S., & Troche, M.S. (2014).  Sequential cough in Parkinson’s disease. Lung, May 3.Pdf link

Hegland, K.W., Troche, M.S., & Davenport, P.W. (2013). Cough expired volume and airflow rates during sequential induced cough. Frontiers in Respiratory Physiology, 4, 167. Pdf link

Troche, M.S., Brandimore, A.E., Foote, K.D., & Okun, M.S. (2013). Swallowing and deep brain stimulation in Parkinson’s disease: a systematic review. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, 19, 783-788.  Pdf link

Hegland, K,W., Bolser, D.C., & Davenport, P.W.  (2012)  Voluntary control of cough.   Journal of Applied Physiology, 113, 39-46. Pdf link

Sapienza, C., Troche, M., Pitts, T., & Davenport, P.  Respiratory strength training: concept and intervention outcomes. Seminars in Speech Language, 32, 21-30.  Pdf link

Wheeler Hegland, K., Pitts, T., Bolser, D., & Davenport, P.W. (2011). Urge to cough with voluntary suppression following mechanical pharyngeal stimulation. Bratslavia Medical Journal, 112(3); 109-114. Pdf link

Wheeler-Hegland, K., Huber, J., Pitts, T., Davenport, P.W. & Sapienza, C. (2011). Lung Volume Measured during Sequential Swallowing in Healthy Young Adults. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 54, 777-786. Pdf link

Troche, M.S., Okun, M.S., Rosenbek, J.C., Musson, N., Fernandez, H.H., Rodriguez, R., Romrell, J., Pitts, T., Wheeler-Hegland, K.M. & Sapienza, C.M. (2010). Aspiration and Swallowing in Parkinson’s Disease and Rehabilitation with EMST: The ASPIRE Study. Neurology, 75, 1912-1919.  Pdf link

Wheeler-Hegland, K., Pitts, T., & Davenport, P.W. (2010). Cortical gating of oropharyngeal sensory stimuli. Frontiers in Respiratory Physiology, 1:167. Pdf link

Wheeler-Hegland, K., Pitts, T., & Davenport, P. (2010). Scalp topography and peak morphology of the pharyngeal sensory evoked potential. Dysphagia, 26, 287-294. Pdf link

Pitts, T., Wheeler-Hegland, K., Davenport, P.W. (2010). Event-Related potentials and and swallow system. Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia), March 2010, 19: 21- 25.

Troche, M.S., Huebner, I., Rosenbek, J.C., Okun, M.S., & Sapienza, C.M. (2010) Respiratory Events and Swallow Safety in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease (PD). Dysphagia, 26, 218-224. Pdf link

Pitts, T., Troche, M.S., Carnaby-Mann, G., Rosenbek, J.C., Okun, M.S., & Sapienza, C.M. (2010). Using voluntary cough to detect penetration/aspiration during swallowing in PD. Chest, 138, 1426-1431. Pdf link

Vovk, A., Davenport, P., Wheeler-Hegland, K., Morris, K.F., Sapienza, C.M., Bolser, D.C. (2009). Swallow Pattern Generator Reconfiguration of the Respiratory Neural Network. Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia), March 2009; 18: 3 – 12.

Pitts, T., Bolser, D., Rosenbek, J.C., Troche, M.S., Okun, M.S., & Sapienza, C.M. (2009). Impact of Expiratory Muscle Strength Training on Voluntary Cough and Swallow Function in Parkinson’s disease. Chest, 135, 1301-1308 Pdf link

Upcoming & Recent Presentations

Troche, M.S. Respiratory Muscle Strength Training (RMST): How to get started. Invited presentation: American Speech Language Hearing Association Annual Convention. November 2014: Orlando, FL. EMST PPT Handout

Troche, M.S., Rosenbek, J.C., Hegland, K.W., Brandimore, A.E., & Parham, K.W. The management of communication deficits in the complex movement disorder patient.  Accepted for presentation at the American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention.  November 2014: Orlando, FL. Presentation Handout

Hegland, K.W., Troche, M.S., & Plowman, E. Dysphagia and other airway protection deficits in neurologic disease: best practices in the evaluation and management of complex patients. Accepted for presentation at the American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention.  November 2014: Orlando, FL.

Brandimore, A.E., Troche, M.S, Huber J. & Hegland, K.W. Respiratory kinematics and airflow associated with voluntary and reflex cough in healthy young adults.  Accepted for presentation at the American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention.  November 2014: Orlando, FL.

Laciuga, H., Troche, M.S., Sapienza, C.S., & Hegland, K.W. Functional outcomes associated with expiratory muscle strength training (EMST).  Accepted for presentation at the American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention.  November 2014: Orlando, FL.

Troche, M.S., Hegland, K.W., Brandimore, A.E., Okun, M.S., & Davenport, P.W. Deep brain stimulation surgery and airway protection in Parkinson’s disease.  Accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting for the International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology.  September 2014: New Brunswick, NJ.

Hegland, K.W., Troche, M.S., Singletary, F., & Davenport, P.W. The effect of expiratory muscle strength training (EMST) on urge-to-cough in stroke patients. Accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting for the International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology.  September 2014: New Brunswick, NJ.

Brandimore, A.E., Troche, M.S., Davenport, P.W., & Hegland, K.W. Respiratory kinematics of reflex and voluntary cough in healthy adults.  Accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting for the International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology.  September 2014: New Brunswick, NJ.

Troche, M.S., Davenport, P.W., Okun, M.S., & Hegland, K.W. Urge to cough and aspiration in Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation at the Annual Translational Science Meeting. April 2014: Washington D.C.

Troche, M.S. Airway protection and PSP: Strategies to prevent aspiration. Invited presentation: PSP Symposium and Think Tank. April 2014: Gainesville, FL.

Troche, M.S., Brandimore, A.E., Foote, K.F., Okun, M.S., & Hegland, K.W. Swallowing outcomes following unilateral STN vs. GPi surgery: retrospective analysis. Accepted for presentation at the International Dysphagia Research Society’s Annual Meeting. March 2014: Nashville, TN.

Troche, M.S., Brandimore, A.E., Okun, M.S., Davenport, P.W., & Hegland, K.W. Reflex cough sensitivity in Parkinson’s disease and dysphagia. Accepted for presentation at the International Dysphagia Research Society’s Annual Meeting. March 2014: Nashville, TN.

Hegland, K.W., Davenport, P.W., Brandimore, A.E., & Troche, M.S. Expiratory muscle strength training (EMST) to improve airway protection in post-stroke patients. Accepted for presentation at the International Dysphagia Research Society’s Annual Meeting. March 2014: Nashville, TN.

Brandimore, A.E., Hegland, K.W., & Troche, M.S. Peak expiratory flow in Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation at the International Dysphagia Research Society’s Annual Meeting. March 2014: Nashville, TN.

Troche, M.S. Managing Motor Speech Disorders in Neurodegenerative Disease: Our Toolbox. Invited presentation: ASHA online conference on neurogenic degenerative diseases. February/March 2014.

Troche, M.S., Hegland, K.W., Okun, M.S., & Davenport, P.W. Decreased sensitivity to cough stimulus in persons with Parkinson’s disease and dysphagia. Accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting for the International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology. September 2013: Leuven, Belgium.

Laciuga, H., Brandimore, A., Troche, M.S., & Hegland, K.W. The Analysis of Clinicians Perceptual Cough Evaluation. Accepted for presentation at the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association Annual Convention. November 2013: Chicago, IL.

Hegland, K.W., Troche, M.S., Okun, M.S., & Davenport, P.W. Differences in urge to cough and total coughs produced in Parkinsons disease versus healthy adults. Accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting for the International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology. September 2013: Leuven, Belgium.

Troche, M.S. Treatment of Motor Speech Disorders. Invited presentation: XX Jornada de Fonoaudiologia Profa Giedre Berretin-Felix. August 2013: Sao Paolo, Brazil.

Troche, M.S., Hegland, K.W., Berman, J., Okun, M.S., & Davenport, P.W. Urge to cough and airway protection in Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation at the American Cough Conference. June 2013: NYC.

Hegland, K.W., Troche, M.S., & Okun, M.S. Sequential cough in Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation at the American Cough Conference. June 2013: NYC.

Troche, M.S. Dystussia for the SLP: Implications for Dysphagia Management. Invited presentation: ASHA 2013 Health Care and Business Institute. April 2013: Orlando, FL.

Troche, M.S. Swallowing and Respiration: Considerations for Assessment and Treatment. Invited presentation: ASHA 2013 Health Care and Business Institute. April 2013: Orlando, FL.

Troche, M.S., Hegland, K.W., Okun, M.S., & Davenport, P.W. Swallowing dysfunction and breathing effort in Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation at the Annual Translational Science Meeting. April 2013: Washington D.C.

Troche, M.S., Hegland, K.W., Johnson, A.E., Okun, M.S., & Davenport, P. Assessing dyspnea in patients with dysphagia and Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation at the International Dysphagia Research Society’s Annual Meeting. March 2013: Seattle, Washington.

Hegland, K.W., Troche, M.S., Johnson, A.E., Okun, M.S., & Davenport, P. Relationship between peak expiratory flow, cough expired volume, and cough number in persons with Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation at the International Dysphagia Research Society’s Annual Meeting. March 2013: Seattle, Washington.

Troche, M.S. Understanding and Identifying Motor Speech Disorders. Invited presentation: XIX Jornada de Fonoaudiologia Profa Katia Flores Genaro. August 2012: Sao Paolo, Brazil.

Troche, M.S. & Hegland, K.W. Dyspnea and quality of life associated with dysphagia in Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation at the International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology (ISARP). September 2012: Orlando, Florida.

Hegland, K.W. & Troche, M.S.  Dyspnea and quantitative measures of dysphagia in Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation at the International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology (ISARP). September 2012: Orlando, Florida.

Hegland, K.W., Troche, M.S., & Davenport, P.W. Relationship between total expired air, peak airflow, and cough number in down-regulated reflex cough. Accepted for presentation at The Fall Voice Conference. October 2012: New York City, NY.

Troche, M.S., Hegland, K.W., & Johnson, A.C. Cough function pre/post DBS in Parkinson’s disease: a case series.Accepted for presentation at The Fall Voice Conference. October 2012: New York City, NY.

Hegland, K.W., Pitts, T.E., & Troche, M.S. Airway protection deficits for the SLP: Cough and Swallowing. Accepted for presentation as Short Course at American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention. November 2012: Atlanta, GA.

Davenport, P., Hoit, J., Brehm, S.B., Huber, J.E., Hegland, K.W., Stachowiak, L., & Sapienza, C. Respiratory Function: Assessment & Treatment in Disease. Invited presentation: American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention. November 2012: Atlanta, GA.