UHN and TIMS DICOM Dysphagia Interest Group

On April the 19th, UHN and TIMS Dysphagia Interest Group will host Dr. Catriona Steele for a presentation via videoconference entitled “Thickening liquids for dysphagia management: Challenges and opportunities”. In this session, Dr. Steele will share recent results from research exploring the smallest differences in viscosity that have clinical utility.  Additionally, she will discuss simple instrumental methods for measuring viscosity during production in health care facilities.

Dr. Catriona M. Steele is the Director of the Swallowing Rehabilitation Research Laboratory at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. She teaches in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Toronto. Prior to completing her Ph.D., Dr. Steele worked as a medical speech-language pathologist for 10 years. Dr. Steele is known for her commitment to pursuing theoretically driven research that will underpin clinical interventions with sound empirical evidence. She has received particular recognition for her work on tongue function in swallowing. Dr. Steele holds research funding from the National Institutes of Health (USA), a Canadian Institutes of Health Research New Investigator Award and has more than 50 peer-reviewed publications.

Please see attached the flyer and Handout:

UHN and TIMS DIG 19 April 2012

Dysphagia Interest Group Q1 2012-2013

Steele Dysphagia Rounds 2012 Handout


5 thoughts on “UHN and TIMS DICOM Dysphagia Interest Group

  1. Katie Prendergast says:

    Hi, I was wondering if this presentation was recorded as I am very interested in the content. I live in Australia so could not participate by conventional means. Could you please provide the organisers details so that I may make enquiries? Many thanks.

  2. rowdek says:

    Unfortunately it was not recorded but I would be happy to provide you with the slides. I will add them to the post. The presenter was Catriona M. Steele Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BRS-S, S-LP(C), Reg. CASLPO, ASHA Fellow. She works out of the Swallowing Rehabilitation Research Laboratory. Here is the contact info:

    Phone: 416-597-3422 x7802

    Email: SwallowingLab@uhn.on.ca

    Hope this helps!

  3. Pam Lamon says:

    I’d like to become a member of this interest group please

    • debwillems says:

      Hi Pam,
      I would be happy to add you to our email distribution list. You will receive an email when new postings are added to the blog plus notices of teleconferences and workshops related to the SLP Network.
      Please respond to deb.willems@lhsc.on.ca

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