Events & Education

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Si-Lab is committed to bridging research and practice. We share our work through multiple formats to improve the understanding of dysphagia across healthcare disciplines. Watch this space for current Si-Lab engagements.

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April 2019

For the first time, Si-Lab is at Experimental Biology 2019 (Orlando, FL) this month.   Our presentations have been accepted by two host societies: American Association of Anatomists (as part of Master Class: Head and Neck Anatomy) and the American Physiological Society (as part of Translational Physiology)

A clinical perspective on lifelong deglutition: What do we do when it does not work?

Authors: Skoretz, SA.

Phoca vitulina swallowing physiology using videofluoroscopy: Creating a comparative rehabilitation model

Authors: Skoretz, SA., Haulena, M., Akhurst, L., Johson, E., Dawson, C.

March 2019

Si-Lab will be presenting at two conferences this month. 

Dysphagia Research Society’s Annual Meeting in San Diego:

Creating a cross-species conceptual framework: An analysis of spontaneous sucking in wild seal pups following feeding and swallowing rehabilitation.

Authors: Dawson, C., Haulena, M, Skoretz, SA.

Determining ICU practice patterns for oral intake reinitiation following tracheostomy: Survey development and validation. 

Authors: Skoretz, SA., Serviss, A, Skogsrud, K., Benoit, A, Kurian, M, Dawson, C.

Quality of evidence concerning dysphagia following tracheostomy placement: Should we believe what we read?

Authors: Skoretz, SA., Abrams, N., Riopelle, S., Dawson, C.

Human versus Computer: How do they compare when screening abstracts for a knowledge synthesis project?

Authors: Shi, J., Dawson, C., Skoretz, SA.