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Jessica Forbes, CCC-SLP, Ph.D.

Contact Information

Room FLG-1
GAINESVILLE, FL 32611-8205
(352) 284-9592


2009: B.S., Communications and Rhetoric, University at Albany, New York, USA

2011: M.S., Communication Sciences and Disorders, College of Saint Rose, New York, USA

2020: Ph.D., Communication Sciences and Disorders, Howard University, Washington D.C, USA

2021: Postdoctoral training, Neuromuscular Physiology Laboratory (Dr. Evangelos Christou), Applied Physiology and Kinesiology, University of Florida, Flordia, USA

Research Interests:

My overall line of research is to understand how human movement control influences the laryngeal structures necessary or speech and swallowing in healthy adults and patients with neurological diseases.


Professional Experience:

2019-2020   Research Assistant, Humbert Swallowing Lab, Iowa City, IA.

2018           Research Assistant, Swallowing Systems Core Lab, Gainesville, FL.

2017-2018   Speech Pathologist, PRN, MedStar Visiting Nurse Association, Maryland, USA

2013-2018   Speech Pathologist, Visiting Nurse Services of New York, New York, USA

Recent Publications:

Forbes, J & Humbert, I. (2021). Impact of the chin-down posture on temporal measures of patients with various etiologies of dysphagia. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology.

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