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Lunch & Learn III

Lunch & Learn II:Something to Chew On-Mastication and Food Development for People with Dysphagia

Thursday, March 7, 2019, 12:15-1:15 p.m.


  • Catriona Steele, PhD, MHSc, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Nutrition is central to tissue healing and repair, regardless of the primary pathologies or age-spectrum. In providing balanced nutrition, creative approaches are needed in situations of dysphagia will be discussed during this presentation.


Measurement of Chewing Function and Efficiency: Techniques from the World of Food Oral Processing

Catriona Steele, PhD, MHSc, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

After this presentation, attendees will be able to:

  • Be aware of techniques used for evaluating oral processing with foods of different consistencies in the food oral processing research literature.
  • Be aware of techniques for evaluating masticatory function and choking risk, which might be employed in clinical setting.

The Go-Independent Project: A Dentistry-Engineering-Food Industry Collaboration to Promote Better Nutrition in Seniors.

Koichiro Matsuo, DDS, PhD

After this presentation, attendees will be able to: 

  • Understand oral physiology in mastication.
  • Discuss food development in various countries. 
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