Presentations

INVITED LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS


International (last five years)

2019 Mar         Keynote Speaker. Evaluation of Dysphagia at the Bed-Side: An In-Depth Review of Clinico-Pathological Correlations and the Next Steps. Dysphagia Research Society (DRS) Annual Meeting, San Diego, California. USA

2018 Jul           Swallow Screening: Purposefully Different from an Assessment—Sensitivity & Specificity Related to Clinical Yield, Interprofessional Roles, Patient Selection. Charleston Swallowing Conference, Evanston, Illinois, USA. Co-Presenters: Daniels S, Silverman A, Suiter D

2018 Jul           Neurogenic Dysphagia: Identification of Risk. Charleston Swallowing Conference, Evanston, Illinois, USA Co-Presenters: Ciucci M, Coyle J

2018 Apr          Focus on function: Maximizing survivorship and quality of life after treatment. American Head and Neck Society. Washington, USA. Co-Presenters Blumenfeld L, McCulloch T, Messing BM, Yeuh B.

2017 Nov         The multidisciplinary approach in head and neck cancer: Survivorship, function and quality of life. 17th Asean ORL HNS Congress. Yangon, Myanmar.

2016 Nov          Early dysphagia intervention during and immediately following CRT for HNC: A single institution study. Dysphagia Interest Group. Toronto, ON, Canada.

2016 Nov          Life with dysphagia: Defined by patients & their families. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention. Philadelphia,           Pennsylvania, United Stated. Co-Presenter: Nund R.

2016 Jul           Innovations in dysphagia management. American Head and Neck Society International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer. Seattle, WA, United States.

2016 Mar          Identifying Dysphagia: Timing Matters. School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Department of Communication Science and Disorders, University of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.

2016 Feb          Early Detection of Dysphagia with Screening in Stroke Patients. La Disfagia nell’Adulto e nel Bambino: Diagnosi e Trattamento. Faenza, Italy.

2016 Feb          Dysphagia Treatment: From Evidence to Practice. La Disfagia nell’Adulto e nel Bambino: Diagnosi e Trattamento. Faenza, Italy.

2015 Oct          Videofluoroscopy: Fifteen versus Thirty Frames per Second. University Health Network and TIMS International Dysphagia Interest Group. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2015 Jun          Dysphagia in stroke patients: The next best research focus. Department of Neuroscience and Behavior, Ribeirão Preto School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo. Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil.

2015 Jun          Instrumental assessment: Videofluoroscopic assessment of dysphagia. Department of Clinical Medicine, Ribeirão Preto School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo. Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil.

2015 Jun          Keynote Speaker. Dysphagia research in the 21st century. Congresso Brasileiro de Disfagia. Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil.

2015 Jun          Dysphagia and neurological disorders. Congresso Brasileiro de Disfagia. Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil.

2015 Jun          TOR-BSST©. Congresso Brasileiro de Disfagia. Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil.

2015 Jun          Dysphagia following prolonged intubation. Congresso Brasileiro de Disfagia. Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil.

2015 Apr          Screening and clinical assessment. Institut für Biomedizin des Alterns, BANSS Meeting. Biedenkoff, Germany.

2015 Mar          Keynote Speaker. Dysphagia research: Lessons from the past, promises for the future. Dysphagia Research Society Annual Meeting. Chicago, Illinois, United States.

2014 Oct          Keynote Speaker. Functional outcome measures for patients with head and neck cancer. GBMC and The Milton J. Dance, Jr. Head and Neck Center, 17th Annual Head and Neck Conference. Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

2014 Oct          Survivorship panel discussion with case presentations. GBMC and The Milton J. Dance, Jr. Head and Neck Center, 17th Annual Head and Neck Conference. Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Presenter(s): Martino R, Sanft T, Ulmer K.

2014 Oct          Early detection of dysphagia in stroke patients. World Stroke Day 2014 International Stroke Symposium, Department of Neuroscience and Behavior, Ribeirão Preto School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo. Sao Paulo, Brazil.

2014 Oct          Toronto Bedside Swallowing Screening Test ( TOR-BSST©). Gruppo Italiano della Disfagia VIII National Congress. Italy.

2014 Oct          Oropharyngeal dysphagia in stroke patients. Gruppo Italiano della Disfagia VIII National Congress. Italy.

2014 Mar          Swallow Screening Tools – How Sensitive Are They? The TOR-BSST. Dysphagia Research Society Annual Meeting. Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Presenter(s): Martino R.


Provincial / Regional

2017 Oct          Dysphagia update. Toronto Voice Course. Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2015 Feb          Dysphagia update. 5th Toronto Voice Course. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2015 Feb          Dysphagia treatment update. 5th Toronto Voice Course. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2015 Feb          Dysphagia case panel discussion and interactivity. 5th Toronto Voice Course. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2014 Sep          Dysphagia evaluation toolbox for head and neck cancer. Dysphagia Interest Group. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


Local

2018 June        Early Dysphagia Detection: The impact of timing on better patient care. 60th anniversary of Department of Speech Language Pathology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2017 June        How to reduce dysphagia (and restore swallowing function) after chemoradiotherapy. 19th Annual Wharton/Elia Day, University Health Network. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

 

 

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