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Dr. Marissa Barrera, director of the Katz School’s M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology, provided over 400 registered dietitians and nutritionists (RDN) expert training in how to screen for swallowing disorders—a condition known as dysphagia—during the Food and Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE) in October.

The screening process for swallowing difficulties has only recently become a […]

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By David DeFusco

For Julia Agosto, a speech-language pathologist and Katz School clinical assistant professor, life on the front lines of COVID-19 has been an unrelenting series of challenges that have tested the limits of her strength, patience and resilience.

The stress of being thrust into a chaotic and sometimes maddening environment can be all […]

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The Katz School’s M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology recently teamed up with Hong Kong Polytechnic University to explore how both schools can improve patient care with the use of technology.

In a Zoom course with faculty, students and clinicians, Dr. Marissa Barrera, director of the M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology, demonstrated how to implement biofeedback, such as […]

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