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Meetings will resume in September 2023.

Stay tuned for email announcements about upcoming events.

Have a great summer!

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May 2024

Panel Presentation: Building a Career in MedSLP

Jennifer Maher, MA, CCC-SLP

Language Fundamentals


Luis Riquelme, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Maimonides Health

Universidad Católica del Uruguay

Teachers College, Columbia University


Laurie J. Wennerholm, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S (PhD candidate)

NYU Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

NYU Langone Health

University of Queensland


Nicole Scafura, MS, CCC-SLP

Mount Sinai Hospital

April 2024

From Food to Sustain Life to Food to Honor Life: How to Adapt When the Focus Shifts 

Caitlin Saxtein, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, CBIS

Northwell Health, Peconic Bay Medical Center

March 2024

Interprofessional Collaboration: Perceptions of SLP value and knowledge of the SLP scope of practice

Rosangela Catalano, SLPD, CCC-SLP

NYU Langone Health, Rusk Rehabilitation

February 2024

ACDF Surgery and Dysphagia: Outcomes from the SPInES Study

R. Brynn Jones-Rastelli, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, CBIS

NYU Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

NYU Langone Health, Department of Otolaryngology

NYU Swallowing Lab

January 2024

Let's do better! Using data to optimize care for individuals with laryngectomy

Laurie J. Wennerholm, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, PhD candidate

NYU Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

NYU Langone Health

University of Queensland

November 2023

Thinking Outside the Box: Increasing Confidence & Competence in Dysphagia Management at the Graduate Level

Ainsley S. Martin, MS, CCC-SLP

State of Mind Speech and Swallowing

October 2023

The Role of the Speech Language Pathologist in Dementia Care

Nicole Westphal, MA, CCC-SLP, CDP and Florence Kalapnauth, MA, CCC-SLP, CDP

VA New York Harbor Healthcare, St. Albans Community Living Center

September 2023

Voice and Communication Services for the Gender Diverse Community

Evan Kennedy, MScA, CCC-SLP and Holly Reckers, MS, CCC-SLP

Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery



Acid Reflux Disease and Dysphagia: What the SLP should know

Dr. Jonathon E. Aviv MD, FACS

Clinical Director, Voice and Swallowing Center, ENT and Allergy Associates
Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology, Icahn School of Medicine


The Science of Thickening Agents

Doug Setzer

Chief Scientist for Kent Precision Foods Group

Delirium: Prevention, Identification & Intervention

Erika Brown, MA, CCC-SLP, Swallowing Disorders Specialist

Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Swallowing, NYU Langone Medical Center


Innovations in the Dysphagia Diet: Practical strategies for improved patient outcomes and quality of life

Jennifer Baquet, MA, CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist, Amsterdam Nursing Home


Top 10 Takeaways from DRS 2018

Laurie Wennerholm, MA, CCC-SLP BCS-S

Center for Cancer Care at White Plains Hospital


Dysphagia Care Collaboration from Hospital to Home

Laura Byrne MA, CCC-SLP

Chief Speech Language Pathologist, The Visiting Nursing of New York (VNSNY)


Development and Utility of Dysphagia Therapy: A Mobile App for Clinicians by Clinicians

Rinki Varindani Desai, MS, CCC-SLP

Lead Speech-Language Pathologist, HealthPRO Rehabilitation
Founder, Medical SLP Forum
Co-founder, Dysphagia Grand Rounds
Co-author, Dysphagia Therapy mobile app


Pulmonary Concepts for the SLP

Dr. Michael N. Megally, MD, Pulmonary Critical Care Fellow

Icahn Mount Sinai School of Medicine at Elmhurst Hospital, Queens

A fall at home: The beginning of a complicated medical course

Josh Teitcher, MS, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist

Elmhurst Hospital Center, NYC Health and Hospitals


RRT: Respiratory Therapy to the Rescue with the Basics

Angela Lorenzo, MS, RRT, RPFT, Clinical Supervisor, Respiratory Care

VA New York Harbor Healthcare, Manhattan VA Medical Center

BCS-S: Guidelines to Certification and the Examination

Dr. Luis Riquelme, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Associate Professor, NY Medical College
Director, Center for Swallowing & SLP, NYP Brooklyn Methodist Hospital


Clinical Application of High Resolution Pharyngeal Manometry for Dysphagia Management

Dr. Ashli O'Rourke, MD - Otolaryngologist


A Quick Bite into Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing

Amanda E. Wildman, MS, CCC-SLP and Jamesa Ewing, MS, CCC-SLP

NYU Hassenfeld Children's Hospital


Swallow Function and Biomechanics: A Study of Healthy New York Seniors

Sonja M. Molfenter, PhD CCC-SLP and Danielle Brates, Doctoral Student

NYU Center of Health and Rehabilitation Research


Dysphagia and Palliative Care: Working as a team for quality of life

Caitlin Saxtein, MS, CCC-SLP

Peconic Bay Medical Center - Northwell Health System


Best Practice Updates in Voice and Swallowing Care for HNC Survivors

Kelly Yam, MS, CCC-SLP

VA New York Harbor Healthcare, Manhattan VA Medical Center

Click, Click, Click: My notes from Dysphagia Research Society (DRS) 2016

Ellen A. Goldberg, MA, CCC-SLP

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital

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