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2019 DRS Annual Meeting



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Course Overview and Intended Audience

This meeting is designed for a variety of clinicians, researchers, resident physicians, fellows and students from a wide range of disciplines including gastroenterology, neurology, otolaryngology, radiology, speech-language pathology, nutrition, biomedical engineering, dentistry, pediatrics, psychology and basic sciences, who take care of patients with swallowing disorders, including aspiration, and/or conduct research on patients with swallowing disorders.

Pre-Conference Course
March 6

Main Course
March 7-9

Our Annual Meeting will be filled, as always, with cutting edge scientific research presentations—from poster to podium.


Hotel Information and Registration Rates

It's never too early to book your hotel room!

To make a reservation, please contact the hotel at 1-800-996-3426 or visit this link. When making a reservation, please tell the agent that you are booking a room under the Dysphagia Research Society in order to receive the hotel room rate. If you are using the link, please select "Make a Reservation" on the left to begin scheduling your booking.


Abstract Submission Site Now Open!

Would you like to present at the 2019 Dysphagia Research Society's Annual Meeting in San Diego, California on March 7-9, 2019? Share your interests and research with fellow colleagues by submitting your abstract to the ScholarOne submission site. Presenting a the professional conference is a great opportunity for you to: 

  • Contribute to the most recent advances in your field.
  • Advocate for your scientific work. 
  • Contribute to your overall professional profile and resume.
  • Participate in great networking opportunities for inter-disciplinary research collaborations.
  • Explore career development opportunities and even future DRS leadership positions.
  • Learn and interact with authorities in dysphagia research!

 Click here to submit your abstract. Deadline is October 4th, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. (EDT).




Program Committee

The Dysphagia Research Society would like to honor the following members for their hard work in creating the 2019 Annual Meeting agenda:

Sudarshan R. Jadcherla, MD-CHAIR

Reza Shaker, MD

Martin Brodsky, PhD

Catriona Steele, PhD

Arash Babaei, MD

Georgia Malandraki, PhD

Hanneke Kalf, PhD

Roberto Dantas, MD

Liz Ward, PhD

Karen Hegland, PhD

Maureen Lefton-Greif, PhD

Joan Arvedson, PhD

Mark Nicosia, PhD

Koichiro Matsuo, DDS

Yoko Inomoto, PhD

Gary McCullough, PhD

Susan Langmore, PhD

Nadine Connor, PhD

Sebastian Doeltgen, PhD

Jan Vanderwegen, MD


Your outstanding efforts make this event possible! Thank you!



The Dysphagia Research Society gratefully acknowledges the support of the following companies

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