Speech-Language Pathology Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of 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, and provide expert witness testimony at deposition and trial. The issues and subjects these speech-language pathology expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Aspiration, Choking, Swallowing Disorders, Tbi, Aspiration Pneumonia, Aspiration Precautions, Dehydration, Dysphagia, Hypoxia, Neuro Degenerative Diseases, Stroke, Swallowing, Anoxia, Aphasia, and Asphyxiation.

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Cynthia Fuller, CCC-SLP Third Opinion MD, LLC

Clayton, Georgia
Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology - Aspiration, Dementia, Malnutrition, Speech Pathology, Speech Therapy, Neuro-Degenerative Diseases, Audiology, Dysphagia, Nursing Homes, Stroke, Choking, Geriatric, Parkinsons, Swallowing Disorders, Dehydration, Head Injury, Rehabilitation, TBI, Vocal Cord Paralysis, Hypoxia
Licensed in Speech Pathology/Audiology for more than 44 years with specialized experience in dysphagia evaluation and treatment, dementia management, Parkinsons and Stroke rehabilitation, head injury rehabilitation in acute: skilled nursing, assisted living, independent living, outpatient clinic settings. Served as clinical specialist for rehabilitation corporations and developed protocol and web seminars for swallowing, dementia management, hearing impaired, staff-in services and workshops. Available for medical records and other documents review, case disposition analysis and video depositions and testimonies.

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 9-time award winner of the ASHA Award for Continuing Education (ACE) in recognition of excellence in continued professional study (as of March 2023). In September 2019, I won the first Hormel Health Labs Health Hero Award: https://www.hormelhealthlabs.com/resources/health-hero-advances-dysphagia-research/. I was elected as a Board member of the American Board of Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders in November 2022. I am the founder of www.SwallowStudy.com: Dysphagia Resource for Professional...

Megan M Hamilton, MS CCC-SLP Lios Manhe LLC

Ironwood, Michigan
Speech-Language Pathology, Long Term Care - Choking Death or Injury, Dysphagia/Swallowing, Dehydration, Intellectual Developmental Disabilities (IDD), Stroke/CVA, Standards of Care, Neuro-Degenerative Diseases, TBI, Oral Phase Dysphagia, Pharyngeal Phase Dysphagia, Esophageal Phase Dysphagia, Nursing Home Injury, Pneumonia,
Drawing on over three decades of experience in direct care provision and senior management and seven years expert witnessing and consultation, Ms. Hamilton serves as Chief Operating Officer at Lios Manhe LLC Expert Witnesses. Lios Manhe (pronounced LIZ manee) provides services to plaintiffs and defendants across the US in medical Speech Language Pathology. Ms. Hamilton served as clinical director for national rehabilitation providers in long term care, sub-acute care and a pediatric clinic. She has been an instructor in the areas of cognition, dysphagia/swallowing, end of life nutrition, and Medicare regulatory compliance. She has served at the regional, division and national level as Vice President, Corporate Trainer and Clinical Director. Ms. Hamilton has presented at conferences for the American Occupational Therapy Association and local Speech Language Hearing Associations as an employee of national Rehab companies. Ms. Hamilton holds certification from the American S...

Kristy Easley, MA, CCC-SLP, CBIS, CLCP MacKenzie Life Care Planning

Tyler, Texas
Life Care Planning, Speech-Language Pathology - Certified Life Care Planner, CLCP, Life Care Planning, Life Care Plan Analysis, Life Care Plan Review, Cost Estimate, Speech-Language Pathology, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Long-Term Care, Medical, Expert Witness, Plaintiff, Defense, Federal Court, State Court
Kristy Easley is a Certified Life Care Planner with a background in medical speech-language pathology. She has over 20 years of experience in rehabilitation with a focus on acquired and traumatic brain injury. She graduated from Our Lady of the Lake University in 2001 with a master’s degree in speech-language pathology and became a certified brain injury specialist in 2013. She has experience serving as a treating clinician in inpatient residential and outpatient brain injury rehabilitation, skilled nursing rehabilitation, and in pediatric home health and outpatient settings. She is a co-facilitator of the East Texas Brain Injury Support Group. She is a board member of the Texas Brain Injury Alliance and Head Up TBI East Texas. She is a member of the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals.

Kristine Carlson

Charlottesville, Virginia
Speech-Language Pathology - dysphagia, aphasia, cognitive-linguistic deficits, swallowing, swallowing disorders, stroke, aspiration, aspiration pneumonia, choking, swallow strategies, aspiration precautions
I am an ASHA-certified and Virginia-licensed medical Speech-Language Pathologist currently working in the acute care setting at University of Virginia with 20 years of experience. Over the course of my career, I have also worked in the skilled nursing, sub-acute, long-term acute care, acute rehab, and outpatient settings w/ adults 18+ with primary focus on dysphagia, aphasia, cognitive-linguistic disorders, and dysarthria. Please see my CV for further details about my career.
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