My research focuses on the identification and treatment of perturbations in upper aerodigestive physiology that impede an infant’s ability to successfully breathe and orally feed. As part of this line I have worked in the development of non-invasive diagnostic technologies designed to guide precise and personalized dysphagia care among infants born premature, those with congenital heart defects, and those suffering from chronic respiratory deficits.
- Ph.D.: Health & Rehabilitation Science, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, 2014 -
- M.S.: Communication Science & Disorders, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, 2010 -
- B.S.: Communication Science & Disorders, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY, 2008 -
- Pediatric Aerodigestive Physiology
- Dysphagia (Swallowing Disorders)
- Medically Fragile Infants