Speech-Language Pathology Expert Witness


This page contains speech-language pathology expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on speech-language pathology and related issues. Speech-language pathology expert witnesses and consultants on this page may form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts. The issues and subjects these speech-language pathology expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Cognition, Dementia, Swallowing, Traumatic Brain Injury, Acquired Brain Injury, Adult Stuttering Assessment And Treatment, Anoxia, Aphasia, Apraxia, Asphyxiation, Aspiration, Aspiration Pneumonia, Aspiration Precautions, Attention, and Choke.

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Paul T. Fogle, PhD Speech Pathology Private Practice

Elk Grove, California
Speech-Language Pathology - Neurological Disorders in children, adolescents, adults, geriatrics, Strokes, Traumatic Brain Injury, Dementia, Dysarthria, Apraxia, Swallowing Disorders/Dysphagia, Adult Stuttering assessment and treatment, Cleft Lip & Palate assessment and treatment, Voice Disorders in children and adults
Background Experience: Dr. Fogle was a university professor for 35 years (now Professor Emeritus), teaching primarily graduate courses in Neurology and Neuropathologies in Adults and Children, Swallowing Disorders / Dysphagia, Gerontology, Voice Disorders, Cleft Lip and Palate, and Counseling Skills for Speech-Language Pathologists. He has made almost 150 presentations at state, national, and international conventions and conferences, and has presented all-day seminars and workshops on a variety of topics in cities throughout the U.S. and in several foreign countries. Dr. Fogle has authored or co-authored 6 textbooks (currently working on his 7th - Traumatic Brain Injury in Infants, Children, and Adolescents) and four therapy manuals that are used in universities, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and clinics throughout the U.S. and other English-speaking countries. Litigation Support: Dr. Fogle has worked as an expert witness for either plaintiff or defense on over 35 medical...

Karen M Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S SwallowStudy.com

Boston, Massachusetts
Speech-Language Pathology, Geriatrics - swallowing, swallowing disorders, dysphagia, oral, pharyngeal, esophageal, oropharyngeal dysphagia, vocal cords, vocal folds, larynx, aspiration, aspiration pneumonia, aspiration precautions, safety, strategies, choke, choking, asphyxiation, hypoxia, anoxia, stroke, dementia, neurological, paralysis
I am a medical Speech-Language Pathologist and a Board Certified Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (BCS-S). I achieved this specialty certification in 2012. I have been a certified, licensed and practicing SLP since 1996, with licensure in Massachusetts from 1998 to current. I have worked with the adult and geriatric populations, specializing in dysphagia evaluation and management in long-term care, rehabilitation centers, and acute care with inpatients and outpatients. I am a 7-time award winner of the ASHA Award for Continuing Education (ACE) in recognition of excellence in continued professional study (as of June 2020). In September 2019, I won the first Hormel Health Labs Health Hero Award: https://www.hormelhealthlabs.com/resources/health-hero-advances-dysphagia-research/ I am the founder of www.SwallowStudy.com: Dysphagia Resource for Professionals and People with Difficulty Swallowing. I provide dysphagia expert consulting to companies and organizations thr...

Denise L Dougherty, MA, CCC-SLP Denise Dougherty, Speech Pathologist

Indiana, Pennsylvania
Speech-Language Pathology - Dysphagia/Swallowing Difficulties Cognition Speech/Language
Instructor for seminar companies on Dysphagia/Swallowing Disorders - evaluation and treatment. Instructor for seminar companies on end of life and alternate forms of nutrition/hydration Private Practice providing speech and swallowing evaluations and therapy for children and adults Past President - American Academy of Private Practice in Speech Pathology and Audiology Frequent contributor to the ASHA LEADER, American Speech, Language and Hearing publication Frequent presenter at ASHA conferences on ethics, private practice concerns Co-editor, Private Practice Essentials: A Practical Guide for Speech-Language Pathologists, ASHA Press 2015 Frequent presenter at state conferences on end of life recommendations for alternate forms of nutrition/hydration

Nancy Wariari, MHA, MS. SLP-CCC

Roanoke , Texas
Speech-Language Pathology - Communication, Cognitive Communication, Cognition, Swallowing, Dysphagia, Return to Work, Language, Aphasia, Social Skills, Comprehension, Expression, Executive Functions, Pragmatics, Attention, Voice, Fluency, Memory, Dementia, Traumatic Brain Injury, Acquired Brain Injury, Neurogenic
Licensed Speech language with Certificate of Clinical Competency from America Speech Hearing Association. Masters degree in Healthcare Administration. Member of America Speech Hearing Association (ASHA). Skilled in Adult and Geriatric Cognitive Communication and Swallowing Evaluation and Consultation. Skilled in analyzing Communication deficits, preserved abilities, and strengths among Adults and Geriatrics.
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