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Sonja Molfenter

Asst. Professor of Communication/Sciences & Disorders

    20072019
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    Personal profile

    Education/Academic qualification

    Speech Language Pathology, PhD, University of Toronto

    Sep 2009Jun 2013

    Speech Language Pathology, MHSc, University of Toronto

    Sep 2005Aug 2007

    External positions

    Affiliate Faculty, NYU Langone Medical Center

    Affiliate Scientist, University Health Network, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

    Fingerprint Weighted list of dominant concepts in the researcher's publications (titles and abstracts).

    Deglutition Medicine & Life Sciences
    Swallows Medicine & Life Sciences
    Deglutition Disorders Medicine & Life Sciences
    Tongue Medicine & Life Sciences
    Upper Esophageal Sphincter Medicine & Life Sciences
    Biomechanical Phenomena Medicine & Life Sciences
    Plant Nectar Medicine & Life Sciences
    Pressure Medicine & Life Sciences

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    Research Output 2007 2019

    • 40 Article
    • 1 Chapter (peer-reviewed)

    An intensive swallowing exercise protocol for improving swallowing physiology in older adults with radiographically confirmed dysphagia

    Balou, M., Herzberg, E. G., Kamelhar, D. & Molfenter, S., Jan 1 2019, In : Clinical Interventions in Aging. 14, p. 283-288 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    Deglutition
    Deglutition Disorders
    Exercise
    Swallows
    Barium

    Pharyngeal Area Changes in Parkinson’s Disease and Its Effect on Swallowing Safety, Efficiency, and Kinematics

    Curtis, J. A., Molfenter, S. & Troche, M. S., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Dysphagia.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Deglutition
    Biomechanical Phenomena
    Parkinson Disease
    Safety
    Muscular Atrophy

    Predictors of Residue and Airway Invasion in Parkinson’s Disease

    Curtis, J. A., Molfenter, S. & Troche, M. S., Jan 1 2019, In : Dysphagia.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Deglutition
    Parkinson Disease
    Biomechanical Phenomena
    Deglutition Disorders
    Aspiration Pneumonia

    Variations in Healthy Swallowing Mechanics During Various Bolus Conditions Using Computational Analysis of Swallowing Mechanics (CASM)

    Lenell, C., Brates, D., Pearson, W. G. & Molfenter, S., Jan 1 2019, In : Dysphagia.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Deglutition
    Mechanics
    Young Adult
    Plant Nectar
    Biomechanical Phenomena

    Analysis of pharyngeal edema post-chemoradiation for head and neck cancer: Impact on swallow function

    Turcotte, M. C., Herzberg, E. G., Balou, M. & Molfenter, S., Oct 1 2018, In : Laryngoscope investigative otolaryngology. 3, 5, p. 377-383 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Deglutition
    Head and Neck Neoplasms
    Edema
    Oropharyngeal Neoplasms
    Therapeutics