Dr. Christine Sapienza, JU College of Health Sciences Associate Dean, and Dr. Sharon M. DiFino, Assistant Professor of Speech and Language Pathology, have been invited to speak on two separate upcoming conference panels.
DiFino has been accepted to speak at the 2014 Florida Conference of Historians annual meeting in St. Augustine Jan. 31-Feb. 1. She will act as both chair and presenter for the panel: “One Hundred Years of Health Care: From Europe to America.”
Specifically, DiFino, who is also a member of the International Academy of Research in Learning Disabilities, will discuss “Stuttering Treatments in Europe: A Case Study of Henry Freund, Co-Founder of the Stuttering Foundation of America.”
Sapienza will speak at the 22nd Annual Dysphagia Research Society in Nashville in March. The DRS conference is designed for clinicians, researchers and physicians who take care of patients with swallow disorders.
Sapienza is on the 2014 faculty list of presenters and will be a panelist March 5, 2013 discussing well-used treatments for swallowing, including the expiratory muscle strength training program she developed. Sapienza represents the JU College of Health Sciences and Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital at this international conference gathering of specialists.
For more on the College of Health Sciences, visit http://www.ju.edu/COHS.