Teresa Valenzano

PhD, SLP(C) Reg. CASLPO

Practice-based Researcher

Biography

Dr. Teresa Valenzano is a speech language pathologist and the research manager of the Interprofessional Practice Based Research program.

Dr. Valenzano’s main research interests focus on swallowing function in various neurological disorders, such as spinal cord injury and multiple sclerosis, and the impact on respiratory-swallow coordination. She strives to bridge the gap between clinical practice and research by using clinical experiences to drive research, in an effort to develop guidelines for evidence-based practice and clinical decision-making.

Please note: Dr. Valenzano is not taking any summer students.

Recent Publications

  1. Valenzano, TJ, Guida, BT, Peladeau-Pigeon, M, Steele, CM. Respiratory-Swallow Coordination in Healthy Adults During Drinking of Thin to Extremely Thick Liquids: A Research Note. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2020;63 (3):702-709. doi: 10.1044/2019_JSLHR-19-00163. PubMed PMID:32109178 PubMed Central PMC7229706.
  2. Steele, CM, Peladeau-Pigeon, M, Barbon, CAE, Guida, BT, Namasivayam-MacDonald, AM, Nascimento, WV et al.. Reference Values for Healthy Swallowing Across the Range From Thin to Extremely Thick Liquids. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2019;62 (5):1338-1363. doi: 10.1044/2019_JSLHR-S-18-0448. PubMed PMID:31021676 PubMed Central PMC6808317.
  3. Steele, CM, Peladeau-Pigeon, M, Barbon, CAE, Guida, BT, Tapson, MS, Valenzano, TJ et al.. Modulation of Tongue Pressure According to Liquid Flow Properties in Healthy Swallowing. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2019;62 (1):22-33. doi: 10.1044/2018_JSLHR-S-18-0229. PubMed PMID:30950761 PubMed Central PMC6437699.
  4. Waito, AA, Valenzano, TJ, Peladeau-Pigeon, M, Steele, CM. Erratum to: Trends in Research Literature Describing Dysphagia in Motor Neuron Diseases (MND): A Scoping Review. Dysphagia. 2017;32 (6):748. doi: 10.1007/s00455-017-9829-8. PubMed PMID:28776108 .
  5. Waito, AA, Valenzano, TJ, Peladeau-Pigeon, M, Steele, CM. Trends in Research Literature Describing Dysphagia in Motor Neuron Diseases (MND): A Scoping Review. Dysphagia. 2017;32 (6):734-747. doi: 10.1007/s00455-017-9819-x. PubMed PMID:28664472 PubMed Central PMC5724560.
  6. Valenzano, TJ, Waito, AA, Steele, CM. A Review of Dysphagia Presentation and Intervention Following Traumatic Spinal Injury: An Understudied Population. Dysphagia. 2016;31 (5):598-609. doi: 10.1007/s00455-016-9728-4. PubMed PMID:27412004 PubMed Central PMC5215788.
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