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Michaela A. Medved


Clinical Assistant Professor

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, Doctor of Clinical Science (ClinScD), Speech-Language Pathology, December 2018
Lehman College, City University of New York, Master of Arts (MA), Speech-Language Pathology, January 2012
Lehman College, City University of New York, Bachelor of Arts (BA), Speech Pathology & Audiology, January 2010
Binghamton University, State University of New York, Bachelor of Arts (BA), Psychology, May 2008

Dr. Michaela A. Medved is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Yeshiva University’s Katz School of Graduate Studies. She completed her clinical doctorate at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions with her research focus on swallowing disorders in individuals diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. She has extensive training in evaluating and treating both the adult and pediatric populations with neurological and complex medical conditions. Dr. Medved has had the opportunity to train clinicians within the United States and internationally on the use of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES) and Surface Electromyography (sEMG) for dysphagia intervention. In addition to providing individualized patient care, she is passionate about supervising graduate clinicians during their externship experience and serving as a mentor for those working towards completing their doctoral degrees.  



Medved, M. A., & Barrera, M. A. (2017). The Use of Electrical Stimulation & sEMG for the Treatment of Dysphagia Across the Lifespan. Critical Thinking in Dysphagia Management Conference. Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA. [invited keynote presentation]

Barrera, M.A., Biber, T., & Medved, M. A. (2015).  The Role of NMES in Dysphagia Management: Clinical Use & Application. Hygeia Hospital, Athens, Greece. [invited keynote presentation]

Medved, M.A. (2014).Interventions for Treatment of Respiratory Issues in Rehab for Individuals with MS. 28 Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers Annual Meeting. Dallas, TX. [invited faculty presentation]

Barrera, M.A., & Medved, M.A. (2013). The Effect of NMES in Dysphagia for Individuals with RR-MS. ASHA Annual Convention. Chicago, IL. [poster presentation]



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