Welcome to the 2020 Speech-Language Pathology Conference!

Inter-relationships between respiratory and swallowing function: Translating research into clinical practice

Presented by: Dr. Roxann Diez Gross, PhD, CCC-SLP

Hosted by: Speech-Language Pathology Adult Best Practice Group at HHS


  • Link breathing and swallowing research related to tracheostomy and ventilator patients, persons with neurologic desease, and those with respiratory disease to current and future applications in clinical dysphagia practice
  • Anatomic and physiologic relationships between the upper airway and swallowing will be explained, as well as the effects of respiratory function on esophageal dysphagia

DATE:             Saturday, April 18th, 2020

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

                         Breakfast and lunch are included

LOCATION:    St. Peter's Hospital Garwood Jones Auditorium
LOCATION:     88 Maplewood Ave, Hamilton, ON L8M 1W9 


If you have any questions, please contact Samantha Jansen.