Curiosity, Dialogue, and Knowledge
Jay Rosenbek is a Professor in the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences at the University of Florida. He has received the Honors of the American Speech Language and Hearing Association and of the Academy for Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences. He is a Fellow in the American Speech Language and Hearing Association and has received the Kwana Award for Publication and the Kleffner Career Clinic Award. He teaches motor speech disorders and runs a variety of out patient clinics for the evaluation and treatment of those with neurologic speech, language, and swallowing disorders. His research interests include the early identification of Parkinson’s disease based on perceptual and acoustic speech abnormalities and neuroprotection.
My mentor, Dr. Robert Wertz was continually funded for more than thirty years I wanted to be like him.
The study of cold stimuli to treat dysphagia. Interesting because after four studies and fifteen years I still don’t know much about the treatment’s effects.
Remember that you do not need to know. You do need to be thoughtful and humble.
Robert T., Wertz, Tom Hixon, Ron Netsell, Fred Darley Leonard Lyle LaPointe
I can’t figure out how I feel about this. I am on the fence. I do know that a professional doctorate has come to PT and is on its way for OT. Maintaining equality with the other rehab professions is compelling.
Pay them. Convince them that data matter
Improved quality of care for those with dysphagia and an expanded interest in motor speech disorders
Duffy’s Motor speech book
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