Rehabilitation Science Graduate Faculty, Emily Plowman, PhD, CCC-SLP, and Ianessa Humbert, PhD, CCC-SLP were featured in the March 2017 edition of The Post, the monthly news magazine for University of Florida Health. The article highlights their work with the “invisible disorder,” swallowing impairment. They are at the forefront of the growing academic field to field which recognizes the inability to swallow can significantly affect quality of life and lead to huge psychosocial and medical issues. Drs. Plowman and Humbert have established a one-of-a-kind Swallowing Systems Core which works to improve and maintain upper aerodisgestive tract function in individuals with neurologic disease and the associated processes of speech, breathing, and swallowing.
The full article can be read here.The Post March 2017 cover story