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MARCH 13, 2019
Stacey Skoretz awarded funding from Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund

UBC Faculty of Medicine

“This funding was part of more than $1.4 million awarded to 12 projects led by UBC researchers and part of more than $2.9 million contributed to projects across B.C.”

OCTOBER 2, 2018
Speech-language pathology simulator provides unique educational opportunities

The Ubyssey

“What I’m trying to help the students bring together is … the multiple systems that are involved in swallowing,” Skoretz explained. “It’s not just [that] you just look at the swallow — we look at many other components of the human body because … they’re all so interconnected.”

August 20, 2018
Swallowing disorder training at UBC gets a boost from simulation technolgoy

UBC Faculty of Medicine

“What’s really great about the mannequin is that you can interact with it — and it will react differently based on the actions and decisions you make […] As a student, it’s been an amazing experience and teaching tool that has helped me to prepare for working as a speech-language pathologist.”