Jessica Forbes, CCC-SLP, Ph.D.
1864 STADIUM RD
GAINESVILLE, FL 32611-8205
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
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.
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
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.