2017 Voice, Swallow & Airway Conference

Written by Med Speech. Posted in Latest News

Where RESEARCH meets CLINICAL practice:

Evaluation and treatment of voice, swallow, and airway disorders-past, present, and future

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Dade County Medical Association and (name of non-accredited provider). The Dade County Medical Association is accredited by the Florida Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. “Please advise sponsor of special disability or dietary requirement”


The Dade County Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 18 CME AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


This course is
offered for 2.5 CEUs.

Topics and Speakers:

  • Reflexive Cough Test (Robert Stephens, PhD)
  • Respiratory Rehabilitation (Bari Hoffman Ruddy, PhD, CCC-SLP & Christine Sapienza, PhD, CCC-SLP)
  • FEES/Videostroboscopy (Rebecca Gould, MSC & Andrew Christler, MA)
  • Weaning Patients from Reflux Medication (Joseph Spiegel, MD)
  • Food, Not Medicine, for Acid Reflux Disease & What SLP should know about Acid Reflux (Jonathan Aviv, MD)
  • Voice and Swallow Rehabilitation (Rebecca L. Gould, MSC,CCC-SLP, BCS-S , Teresa Biber LoMonte, MS,CCC-SLP, & Brad Smith MS, CLT-SLP)
  • Myth Busters (Meron Levitats, MD)
  • Identification of Hospitalized Patients at Risk for Aspiration (Emir Festic, MD, MSc)
  • Beyond RSVT-Meditation? Alternative Therapies that Compliment Voice Therapy (Rosemary Ostrowski, MM, MS, CCC-SLP & Katherine Verdolini Abbott, PhD, CCC-SLP)
  • True Vocal Fold Paresis and Minimal Glottal Insufficiency in the Aging Population (Peak Woo, MD)
  • Preventing Dysphagia Following Head & Neck Cancer (Lisette van der Molen, PhD)
  • Mucosal Hygiene (All)
  • Anterior Cervical Fusion (Michael Reed, DPT, OCS)
  • Somatics and AAT applications in the Voice Clinic (Dan Sherwood, MS, CCC-SLP)
  • Chronic Cough- (Mark R. Stein, MD)


Wyndham Grand Jupiter

At Harbourside Place
122 Soundings Ave,
Jupiter, FL 33477 · USA

View Hotel at:


Hotel Reservations

The above reservations link only works for the contracted dates, if you need to stay pre or post conference, please contact the hotel directly to request your additional nights.

The booking link above does not work on Apple products.

Online Registration:

Registration Fee:                                  Before 4/15/2017             After 4/15/2017
Complete Conference Program $495 $600
Students (must show ID at door)                            $200 $250
Saturday & Sunday / or Video Streaming           $395 $500
Dinner Theater  (for guest only)                         $60 $60

Ticket Details

3 + = six

Conference Vendors



At Atos Medical, we are committed to giving a voice to laryngectomee patients, with design solutions and technologies built on decades of experience and deep understanding of our users. We offer the Provox line of products and the TheraBite Jaw Motion Rehabilitation System. We are present in 19 countries and still growing.


At Optim, we believe you should have the freedom to bring high-quality endoscopy to your work, wherever it is. Our endoscopes with patented, integrated LED light technology combine exceptional image quality with unmatched portability. So you can work more effectively—whether caring for patients, inspecting sophisticated machinery or enforcing the law.


Simply Different, Simply Better