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Past Award Recipients

GOLD MEDALIST

2018 - Art Miller, PhD

2017 - Barbara C. Sonies, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, ASHA Fellow, ASHA Honors

 

DODDS-DONNER LECTURE

2018 - Joan C. Arvedson, PhD, CCC-SLP - Infants & Children with Dysphagia: What do we know? What do we need to know?

2017 - Jeffrey B. Palmer, MD - Eating and Swallowing Solid Food: A Physiological Approach

 

SCIENTIFIC ABSTRACT ORAL PRESENTATION WINNERS

FIRST PLACE

2018 - Sarah Perry, PhD, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York - Attentional resource allocation and cough reflex sensitivity in healthy young individuals

2017 - Andrew Redfearn, PhD University College London, London, England - Oral Simulator Quantifies Intra-bolus Pressures, Flow Speeds and Bolus Clearance Differences between Starch and Gum Thickeners

SECOND PLACE

2018 - Karen Hegland, PhD, CCC-SLP, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida - "Relationship between reflex cough and swallow timing in Parkinson's disease 

2017 - Laurelie Wall, BSpPath(Hons), University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia -  “SwallowIT”: A Randomised Controlled Trial Investigating the Delivery of Prophylactic Swallowing Therapy to Head/Neck Cancer Patients via Telepractice

THIRD PLACE

2018 -Stevie Marvin, University of Wisconsin – Madison, Madison, Wisconsin - Pharyngeal versus esophageal stasis: Accuracy of localization

2017 - Courtney Orsbon, MS University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois - New Insights into Swallowing Biomechanics from a Macaque Model System: Evidence for Eccentric Muscle Activity and the Importance of Fiber Rotation

 

SCIENTIFIC ABSTRACT POSTER WINNERS

FIRST PLACE

2018 - Raele Robison, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida - An Examination of Lingual Physiologic Reserve in Individuals with ALS

2017 - John Russell, PhD University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI - Effects of Exercise on Age-related Changes in Rat Tongue and Jaw Cortical Motor Areas

SECOND PLACE

2018 - Ashwini, Namasivayam‐MacDonald, Adelphi University, Brooklyn, New York - The burden of dysphagia on family caregivers of the elderly: A systematic review

2017 - Erika Armstrong, PhD, CCC-SLP, Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX - Instrumental Swallowing Evaluations in the NICU: FEES Compared to VFSS

THIRD PLACE

2018 - Lori Lind , University of Missouri, Columbia, MO - Intralingual Cholera Toxin BSaporin (CTBSAP) Injections Mimic Aspects of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Related to Dysphagia

2017 - Justine Sheppard, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S Columbia University, Lake Hopatcong, NJ - Validation of the Choking Risk Assessment and Pneumonia Risk Assessment for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD)

 

DRS NEW INVESTIGATOR AWARDS

FIRST PLACE

2018 - Courtney Orsbon, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois - The Biomechanics of Tongue Base Retraction: Evidence for a Hyolingual Hydraulic Linkage

2017 - Avinash Mishra, PhD Columbia University, Davenport, IA - Airway Protective Behaviors and Clinical Swallow Function in Children with Cerebral Palsy and Healthy Controls

SECOND PLACE

2018 - Miranda Cullins, PhD, University of Wisconsin – Madison, Madison, Wisconsin - Reduced tongue force and altered muscle fiber type composition in a rat model of post stroke dysphagia

2017 - Sarah Perry, PhD Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY - The Relationship between Oral Bacteria, Cough Reflex Sensitivity and Aspiration Pneumonia in Patients with Acute Stroke

 

AB-SSD DISTINGUISHED RESEARCH AWARD IN DYSPHAGIA

2018 - Bonnie Martin Harris, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BCSS, School of Communication, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois - VFSS Measurement Tool for Swallowing Impairment in BottleFed Babies (BaByVFSSImp): Establishing a Standard

2017 - Catriona Steele, PhD, CCC-SLP, S-LP(C), BCS-S University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada - Psychometric Evaluation of a New Functional Diet Scale for Dysphagia

 

CSDRG LOGEMANN TRAVEL AWARD

2018 - Brittany Krekeler, M.S., University of Wisconsin – Madison, Madison, WI - Patient Adherence, Tongue Force Generative Capacity, and Swallowing Outcomes

2017 - Ashwini Namasivayam, PhD, SLP(C), Reg. CASLPO University of Toronto/Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada - How Swallow Pressures and Dysphagia Affect Malnutrition and Mealtime Outcomes in Long Term Care

 

HEAD AND NECK CANCER ALLIANCE AWARDS

Oral Presentations

2018 - Claire Jeans, Calvary Mater Hospital Newcastle, Australia - Understanding the impact of head and neck lymphedema on swallow function: Insights from patients experiences

2017 - Laurelie Wall, BSpPath(Hons) University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia - "SwallowIT”: A Randomised Controlled Trial Investigating the Delivery of Prophylactic Swallowing Therapy to Head/Neck Cancer Patients via Telepractice

Poster Presentations

 2018 - Barbara Messing, - GBMC, The Milton J. Dance, Jr. Head & Neck Center, Balitmore, Maryland - Nature and prevalence of dysgeusia during and post head and neck cancer management and its impact on oral intake

2017 - John Russell, PhD University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI - Specific Force Deficits in Extrinsic Tongue Muscles Following Radiation Therapy

 

NATIONAL FOUNDATION OF SWALLOWING DISORDERS AWARD

2018 - Clare Burns, BspPath, PhD, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia - Telepractice for Dysphagia Services

2017 - Samantha Shune, PhD, CCC-SLP The University of Oregon, Eugene, OR - Redefining Dining Practices in Care Facilities for Residents with Dysphagia

 

SPRINGER PUBLISHING TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIPS

International Award:

2018 - Maria Jardine, University of Auckland, Auckland, Glen Innes, New Zealand - Redefining Elderly Swallowing Through Videofluoroscopy

Clinician Award:

2018 - Danielle Brates, New York University, New York, New York - Clinical Utility of Perceptual Methods for Assessing Hyolaryngeal Movement

Under-Represented in Discipline Award:

2018 - Sorina Simon, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands’ - Association Between Pharyngeal Pooling and Aspiration Using Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing in Head and Neck Cancer Patients with Dysphagia

Student Award:

2018 - Robert Fujiki, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana - The Recline and Head-Lift Exercises Have Similar Biomechanical Swallowing Outcomes and DeTraining Effects in Older Adults

 

SUMIKO OKADA FELLOWSHIP RECIPIENTS

2018 - Heidi Kletzien, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

2018 - Janina Wilmskoetter, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina

 

STEVEN B. LEDER AWARD

2018 - Roganie Govender, University College London Hospital - Patient Experiences of Swallowing Exercises After Head and Neck Cancer


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