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Sarah Davies

Sarah Davies BSLT

PhD Candidate
  New Zealand Brain Research Institute
PhD Candidate
  Department of Communication Disorders, University of Canterbury

e-mail:
sarah.davies@nzbri.org



I am a speech language therapist with a special interest in swallowing impairment (otherwise known as dysphagia). My PhD will contribute to a multi centre research programme looking at tackling aspiration pneumonia - an unfortunately common occurrence in many patients following a stroke - by developing protocols that reduce the rates of pneumonia within New Zealand hospitals.

 

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