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Presentations and Publications

Recent and most Relevant Publications

Refereed Publications

Troche, M.S., Schumann, B., Brandimore, A.E., Okun, M.S., Davenport, P.W., & Hegland, K.W.  (2016). Reflex Cough and Disease Duration as Predictors of Swallowing Dysfunction in Parkinson's disease.  Dysphagia, July 26.  [E-pub ahead] Pdf link

Troche, M.S., Brandimore, A.E., Hegland, K.W., Zeilman, P.R., Foote, K.F., & Okun, M.S.  Tailored deep brain stimulation optimization for improved airway protective outcomes in Parkinson’s Disease.  (In press). Interdisciplinary Neurosurgery: Advanced Techniques and Case Management. 

Higuchi, M.A., Martinez-Ramirez, D., Morita, H., Topiol, D.D., Bowers, D., Ward, H., Warren, L.R., DeFranco, M.M., Hicks, J., Hegland, K.W. Troche, M.S., Kulkas, Hastings, E., Foote, K.F., & Okun, M.S. (2016). Interdisciplinary Parkinson's Disease Deep Brain Stimulation Screening and the Relationship to Unintended Hospitalizations and Quality of Life.  Plos One, 9, 11. Pdf link

Laciuga, H., Brandimore, A.E., Troche, M.S., & Hegland, K.W. (2016).  The Analysis of Clinicians Perceptual Cough Evaluation.  Dysphagia, Apr 26.[E-pub ahead] Pdf link

Hegland, K.W., Davenport, P.W., Singletary, F., Brandimore, A.E., & Troche, M.S.  (2016).  Rehabilitation of swallowing and cough function following stroke: an expiratory muscle strength training trial.  Archives of Physical Medicine, Apr 26 . [E-pub ahead] Pdf link

Higuchi, M.A., Topiol, D.D., Ahmed, B., Morita, H., Carbunaru, S., Hess, C.W., Bowers, D., Ward, H.E., Warren, L.R., DeFranco, M.M., Kulkarni, S.J., Troche, M.S., Hastings, E., Foote, K.F., Okun, M.S., & Martinez-Ramirez, D. (2015). Impact of an interdisciplinary deep brain stimulation screening model on post-surgical complications in essential tremor patients.  Plos One, Dec 28, 10. Pdf link

Hegland, K.W., Okun, M.S., Davenport, P.W., & Troche, M.S. (2015). Comparison of two methods for inducing reflex cough in patients with Parkinson’s disease: implications for neural control and clinical practice.  Dysphagia. Pdf link

Brandimore, A.E., Troche, M.S., Huber, J., & Hegland, K.W. (2015).  Respiratory Kinematics of Reflex and Voluntary Cough in Healthy Young Adults.  Frontiers in Respiratory Physiology. Pdf link

Akbar, U., Dham, B., He, Y., Hack, N., Wu, S., Troche, M.S., Tighe, P., Nelson, E., Friedman, J.H., & Okun, M.S.  (2015).  Incidence and mortality trends of aspiration pneumonia in Parkinson’s disease in the United States from 1979 to 2010.  Parkinsonsism and Related Disorders: E-pub ahead July 2015. Pdf link

Troche, M.S.  (2015).  Respiratory Muscle Strength Training for the Management of Airway Protective Deficits.  Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders, 24, 58-64.  Pdf link

Troche, M.S., Brandimore, A.E., Godoy, J., 7 Hegland, K.W. (2014).  A framework for understanding shared substrates of airway protection. Journal of Applied Oral Science, 22, 251-260. Pdf link

Troche, M.S., Brandimore, A.E., Davenport, P.W., Okun, M.S., & Hegland, K.W. (2014).  Decreased sensitivity to cough stimulus in persons with Parkinson’s disease and dysphagia.  Chest. [Epub ahead of print] Pdf link

Hegland, K.W., Troche, M.S., Brandimore, A.E., davenport, P.W., & Okun, M.S. (2014; In Press).  Comparison of voluntary and reflex cough effectiveness in Parkinson’s disease. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders.Pdf link

Troche, M.S., Brandimore, A.E., Foote, K.F., Morishita, T., Chen, D., Hegland, K.W., & Okun, M.S. (In press; 2014). Swallowing Outcomes following Unilateral STN vs. GPi Surgery: A retrospective analysis. Dysphagia. March 21. [Epub ahead of print] Pdf link

Troche, M.S., Rosenbek, J.C., Okun, M.S., & Sapienza, C.M. (In press; 2014). Detraining outcomes with Expiratory Muscle Strength Training in Parkinson’s disease. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 51(2) .Pdf link

Troche, M.S., Okun, M.S., Rosenbek, J.C., Altmann, L.P.J., & Sapienza, C.M. (2014). Attentional resource allocation and swallowing safety in Parkinson’s disease: A dual task study. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, 20, 439-443. Pdf link

Hegland, K.W., Okun, M.S., & Troche, M.S. (2014).  Sequential cough in Parkinson’s disease. Lung, May 3.Pdf link

Hegland, K.W., Troche, M.S., & Davenport, P.W. (2013). Cough expired volume and airflow rates during sequential induced cough. Frontiers in Respiratory Physiology, 4, 167. Pdf link

Troche, M.S., Brandimore, A.E., Foote, K.D., & Okun, M.S. (2013). Swallowing and deep brain stimulation in Parkinson’s disease: a systematic review. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, 19, 783-788.  Pdf link

Hegland, K,W., Bolser, D.C., & Davenport, P.W.  (2012)  Voluntary control of cough.   Journal of Applied Physiology, 113, 39-46. Pdf link

Sapienza, C., Troche, M., Pitts, T., & Davenport, P.  Respiratory strength training: concept and intervention outcomes. Seminars in Speech Language, 32, 21-30.  Pdf link

Wheeler Hegland, K., Pitts, T., Bolser, D., & Davenport, P.W. (2011). Urge to cough with voluntary suppression following mechanical pharyngeal stimulation. Bratslavia Medical Journal, 112(3); 109-114. Pdf link

Wheeler-Hegland, K., Huber, J., Pitts, T., Davenport, P.W. & Sapienza, C. (2011). Lung Volume Measured during Sequential Swallowing in Healthy Young Adults. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 54, 777-786. Pdf link

Troche, M.S., Okun, M.S., Rosenbek, J.C., Musson, N., Fernandez, H.H., Rodriguez, R., Romrell, J., Pitts, T., Wheeler-Hegland, K.M. & Sapienza, C.M. (2010). Aspiration and Swallowing in Parkinson’s Disease and Rehabilitation with EMST: The ASPIRE Study. Neurology, 75, 1912-1919.  Pdf link

Wheeler-Hegland, K., Pitts, T., & Davenport, P.W. (2010). Cortical gating of oropharyngeal sensory stimuli. Frontiers in Respiratory Physiology, 1:167. Pdf link

Wheeler-Hegland, K., Pitts, T., & Davenport, P. (2010). Scalp topography and peak morphology of the pharyngeal sensory evoked potential. Dysphagia, 26, 287-294. Pdf link

Pitts, T., Wheeler-Hegland, K., Davenport, P.W. (2010). Event-Related potentials and and swallow system. Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia), March 2010, 19: 21- 25.

Troche, M.S., Huebner, I., Rosenbek, J.C., Okun, M.S., & Sapienza, C.M. (2010) Respiratory Events and Swallow Safety in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease (PD). Dysphagia, 26, 218-224. Pdf link

Pitts, T., Troche, M.S., Carnaby-Mann, G., Rosenbek, J.C., Okun, M.S., & Sapienza, C.M. (2010). Using voluntary cough to detect penetration/aspiration during swallowing in PD. Chest, 138, 1426-1431. Pdf link

Vovk, A., Davenport, P., Wheeler-Hegland, K., Morris, K.F., Sapienza, C.M., Bolser, D.C. (2009). Swallow Pattern Generator Reconfiguration of the Respiratory Neural Network. Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia), March 2009; 18: 3 – 12.

Pitts, T., Bolser, D., Rosenbek, J.C., Troche, M.S., Okun, M.S., & Sapienza, C.M. (2009). Impact of Expiratory Muscle Strength Training on Voluntary Cough and Swallow Function in Parkinson’s disease. Chest, 135, 1301-1308 Pdf link

Non-Refereed Publications

Troche, M.S. (invited). Considering cough dysfunction in the management of patients with dysphagia. Dysphagiacafe.com, Spring 2015. Pdf link

Troche, M.S. (invited). Expiratory Muscle Strength Training for the Treatment of Persons with Voice Disorders. Voice Foundation Newsletter, Spring 2009.

Troche, M.S. & Sapienza, C.M. (invited) The Use of Expiratory Muscle Strength Training in Parkinson’s Disease. Parkinson Report invited contribution, Fall 2007.

Troche, M.S. & Sapienza, C.M. (invited). Expiratory muscle strength training for Parkinson’s disease. PADREC invited contribution. Published Summer 2007, Volume 5, Issue 2.

Sapienza, C.M., & Troche, M. (invited) Take 2 swallows and call me in the morning. SID 13 invited contribution. ASHA, May, 2007. Pdf link

Troche, M. & Sapienza, C. (in press). Effects of levodopa on speech timing in patients with idiopathic Parkinson’s disease. www.speechpathology.com. *Undergraduate thesis

Invited Books and Book Chapters

Troche, M.S. Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome in The Encyclopedia of Oropharyngeal Dysphagia in Rare Conditions edited by J.C. Rosenbek & H. Jones. Pdf link

Rosenbek, J.C. & Troche, M.S. Abnormal Deglutition and Related Disorders: Oral/Pharyngeal Phase Dysphagia: Progressive Neurologic Disease and Dysphagia in Manual of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques for Disorders of Deglutition edited by Greg Postma, Peter Belafsky, Caryn Easterling, and Reza Shaker.

Sapienza, C.M., & Troche, M.S. Here’s How to Do Respiratory Muscle Strength Training: Theory and Practice published by Plural Publishing, Inc. Pdf link

Troche, M.S. Swallowing in Anatomy and Physiology for Speech and Hearing edited by Bernard Rousseau and Ryan Branski. Thieme Publishers. *Submitted

Publications in Peer-Review

Troche, M.S., Schumann, B., Brandimore, A.E., Okun, M.S., Davenport, P.W., & Hegland, K.W. (In preparation). The predictive value of voluntary and reflex cough for airway protective disorders in Parkinson’s disease. Movement Disorders.

Rodriguez, C.S., & Troche, M.S. (Under review). Development of an Assistive Communication Strategy for Spanish-speaking Patients: A Pilot Study. Hispanic Health Care International Journal.

Upcoming & Recent Presentations

Troche, M.S., Hegland, K.W., Brandimore, A.E., & Schumann, B. Urge-to-cough as a clinical predictor of dysphagia in Parkinson’s disease. Submitted for presentation at the Annual Meeting for the International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology. October 2015: Sevilla, Spain.

Hegland, K.W., Troche, M.S., & Brandimore, A.E. Magnitude estimation of respiratory resistive loads in Parkinson’s disease. Submitted for presentation at the Annual Meeting for the International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology. October 2015: Sevilla, Spain.

Brandimore, A.E., Troche, M.S., & Hegland, K.W. The influence of age on perception of the urge-to-cough in healthy older adults. Submitted for presentation at the Annual Meeting for the International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology. October 2015: Sevilla, Spain.

Troche, M.S., Brandimore, A.E., Hegland, K.W., Davenport, P.W., & Okun, M.S. Airway protective mechanisms and deep brain stimulation in Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation at the International Dysphagia Research Society’s Annual Meeting. March 2015: Chicago, IL.

Hegland, K.W., Troche, M.S., Singletary, F.F., Khanna, A.Y., & Davenport, P.W. The effect of expiratory muscle strength training on cough and swallow function in stroke patients. Accepted for presentation at the International Dysphagia Research Society’s Annual Meeting. March 2015: Chicago, IL.

Brandimore, A.E., Troche, M.S., & Hegland, K.W. The influence of lung volume and urge-to-cough on reflex cough effectiveness. Accepted for presentation at the International Dysphagia Research Society’s Annual Meeting. March 2015: Chicago, IL.

Hazamy, A., Altmann, L.P.J., Troche, M.S., Cowles, W., & Bowers, D. Emotional sentence processing in persons with Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation at the International Neuropsychological Society Meeting. February 2015: Denver, CO.

Troche, M.S. Airway Protection and Rehabilitation in Parkinson’s disease. Invited presentation: New York City Dysphagia Study Group. April 2015: New York, NY.

Troche, M.S. Communication and Airway Protection: What to expect, What can I do? Invited presentation: Cure PSP Family Conference. February 2015: Gainesville, FL.

Troche, M.S. Managing Motor Speech Disorders in Neurodegenerative Disease: Our Toolbox. Invited presentation: ASHA online conference on neurogenic degenerative diseases. September 2014.

Troche, M.S. Respiratory Muscle Strength Training (RMST): How to get started. Invited presentation: American Speech Language Hearing Association Annual Convention. November 2014: Orlando, FL. EMST PPT Handout

Troche, M.S., Rosenbek, J.C., Hegland, K.W., Brandimore, A.E., & Parham, K.W. The management of communication deficits in the complex movement disorder patient.  Accepted for presentation at the American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention.  November 2014: Orlando, FL. Presentation Handout

Hegland, K.W., Troche, M.S., & Plowman, E. Dysphagia and other airway protection deficits in neurologic disease: best practices in the evaluation and management of complex patients. Accepted for presentation at the American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention.  November 2014: Orlando, FL.

Brandimore, A.E., Troche, M.S, Huber J. & Hegland, K.W. Respiratory kinematics and airflow associated with voluntary and reflex cough in healthy young adults.  Accepted for presentation at the American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention.  November 2014: Orlando, FL.

Laciuga, H., Troche, M.S., Sapienza, C.S., & Hegland, K.W. Functional outcomes associated with expiratory muscle strength training (EMST).  Accepted for presentation at the American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention.  November 2014: Orlando, FL.

Troche, M.S., Hegland, K.W., Brandimore, A.E., Okun, M.S., & Davenport, P.W. Deep brain stimulation surgery and airway protection in Parkinson’s disease.  Accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting for the International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology.  September 2014: New Brunswick, NJ.

Hegland, K.W., Troche, M.S., Singletary, F., & Davenport, P.W. The effect of expiratory muscle strength training (EMST) on urge-to-cough in stroke patients. Accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting for the International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology.  September 2014: New Brunswick, NJ.

Brandimore, A.E., Troche, M.S., Davenport, P.W., & Hegland, K.W. Respiratory kinematics of reflex and voluntary cough in healthy adults.  Accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting for the International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology.  September 2014: New Brunswick, NJ.

Troche, M.S., Davenport, P.W., Okun, M.S., & Hegland, K.W. Urge to cough and aspiration in Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation at the Annual Translational Science Meeting. April 2014: Washington D.C.

Troche, M.S. Airway protection and PSP: Strategies to prevent aspiration. Invited presentation: PSP Symposium and Think Tank. April 2014: Gainesville, FL.

Troche, M.S., Davenport, P.W., Okun, M.S., & Hegland, K.W. Urge to cough and aspiration in Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation at the Annual Translational Science Meeting. April 2014: Washington D.C.

Troche, M.S., Brandimore, A.E., Foote, K.F., Okun, M.S., & Hegland, K.W. Swallowing outcomes following unilateral STN vs. GPi surgery: retrospective analysis. Accepted for presentation at the International Dysphagia Research Society’s Annual Meeting. March 2014: Nashville, TN.

Troche, M.S., Brandimore, A.E., Okun, M.S., Davenport, P.W., & Hegland, K.W. Reflex cough sensitivity in Parkinson’s disease and dysphagia. Accepted for presentation at the International Dysphagia Research Society’s Annual Meeting. March 2014: Nashville, TN.

Hegland, K.W., Davenport, P.W., Brandimore, A.E., & Troche, M.S. Expiratory muscle strength training (EMST) to improve airway protection in post-stroke patients. Accepted for presentation at the International Dysphagia Research Society’s Annual Meeting. March 2014: Nashville, TN.

Brandimore, A.E., Hegland, K.W., & Troche, M.S. Peak expiratory flow in Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation at the International Dysphagia Research Society’s Annual Meeting. March 2014: Nashville, TN.

Troche, M.S. Managing Motor Speech Disorders in Neurodegenerative Disease: Our Toolbox. Invited presentation: ASHA online conference on neurogenic degenerative diseases. February/March 2014.

Troche, M.S., Brandimore, A.E., Foote, K.F., Okun, M.S., & Hegland, K.W. Swallowing outcomes following unilateral STN vs. GPi surgery: retrospective analysis. Accepted for presentation at the International Dysphagia Research Society’s Annual Meeting. March 2014: Nashville, TN.

Troche, M.S., Brandimore, A.E., Okun, M.S., Davenport, P.W., & Hegland, K.W. Reflex cough sensitivity in Parkinson’s disease and dysphagia. Accepted for presentation at the International Dysphagia Research Society’s Annual Meeting. March 2014: Nashville, TN.

Brandimore, A.E., Hegland, K.W., & Troche, M.S. Peak expiratory flow in Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation at the International Dysphagia Research Society’s Annual Meeting. March 2014: Nashville, TN.

Troche, M.S., Hegland, K.W., Okun, M.S., & Davenport, P.W. Decreased sensitivity to cough stimulus in persons with Parkinson’s disease and dysphagia. Accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting for the International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology. September 2013: Leuven, Belgium.

Hegland, K.W., Troche, M.S., Okun, M.S., & Davenport, P.W. Differences in urge to cough and total coughs produced in Parkinson’s disease versus healthy adults. Accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting for the International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology. September 2013: Leuven, Belgium.

Troche, M.S., Hegland, K.W., Okun, M.S., & Davenport, P.W. Decreased sensitivity to cough stimulus in persons with Parkinson’s disease and dysphagia. Accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting for the International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology. September 2013: Leuven, Belgium.

Laciuga, H., Brandimore, A., Troche, M.S., & Hegland, K.W. The Analysis of Clinicians Perceptual Cough Evaluation. Accepted for presentation at the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association Annual Convention. November 2013: Chicago, IL.

Laciuga, H., Brandimore, A., Troche, M.S., & Hegland, K.W. The Analysis of Clinicians Perceptual Cough Evaluation. Accepted for presentation at the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association Annual Convention. November 2013: Chicago, IL.

Berman, J., Hegland, K.W., Okun, M.S., & Troche, M.S. Comparing Voluntary & Reflex Cough in Parkinson's Disease. Accepted for presentation at the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association Annual 9 Convention. November 2013: Chicago, IL.

Troche, M.S., Hegland, K.W., Berman, J., Okun, M.S., & Davenport, P.W. Urge to cough and airway protection in Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation at the American Cough Conference. June 2013: NYC.

Hegland, K.W., Troche, M.S., & Okun, M.S. Sequential cough in Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation at the American Cough Conference. June 2013: NYC.

Troche, M.S. Dystussia for the SLP: Implications for Dysphagia Management. Invited presentation: ASHA 2013 Health Care and Business Institute. April 2013: Orlando, FL.

Troche, M.S. Swallowing and Respiration: Considerations for Assessment and Treatment. Invited presentation: ASHA 2013 Health Care and Business Institute. April 2013: Orlando, FL.

Troche, M.S., Hegland, K.W., Okun, M.S., & Davenport, P.W. Swallowing dysfunction and breathing effort in Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation at the Annual Translational Science Meeting. April 2013: Washington D.C.

Troche, M.S., Hegland, K.W., Johnson, A.E., Okun, M.S., & Davenport, P. Assessing dyspnea in patients with dysphagia and Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation at the International Dysphagia Research Society’s Annual Meeting. March 2013: Seattle, Washington.

Hegland, K.W., Troche, M.S., Johnson, A.E., Okun, M.S., & Davenport, P. Relationship between peak expiratory flow, cough expired volume, and cough number in persons with Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation at the International Dysphagia Research Society’s Annual Meeting. March 2013: Seattle, Washington.

Troche, M.S., Hegland, K.W., Berman, J., Okun, M.S., & Davenport, P.W. Urge to cough and airway protection in Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation at the American Cough Conference. June 2013: NYC.

Hegland, K.W., Troche, M.S., & Okun, M.S. Sequential cough in Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation at the American Cough Conference. June 2013: NYC.

Hegland, K.W., Troche, M.S., Okun, M.S., & Davenport, P.W. Differences in urge to cough and total coughs produced in Parkinsons disease versus healthy adults. Accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting for the International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology. September 2013: Leuven, Belgium.

Troche, M.S. Treatment of Motor Speech Disorders. Invited presentation: XX Jornada de Fonoaudiologia Profa Giedre Berretin-Felix. August 2013: Sao Paolo, Brazil.

Troche, M.S. & Hegland, K.W. A tutorial on airway protection deficits for the dysphagia specialist. Accepted for presentation at the World Congress for the International Association of Logopedics and Phoneatrics. August 2013: Torino, Italy.

Troche, M.S. & Hegland, K.W. Swallow-respiratory relationships and the impact on dysphagia management. Accepted for presentation at the World Congress for the International Association of Logopedics and Phoneatrics. August 2013: Torino, Italy.

Troche, M.S., Hegland, K.W., Okun, M.S., & Davenport, P.W. Swallowing dysfunction and breathing effort in Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation at the Annual Translational Science Meeting. April 2013: Washington D.C.

Troche, M.S., Hegland, K.W., Johnson, A.E., Okun, M.S., & Davenport, P. Assessing dyspnea in patients with dysphagia and Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation at the International Dysphagia Research Society’s Annual Meeting. March 2013: Seattle, Washington.

Hegland, K.W., Troche, M.S., Johnson, A.E., Okun, M.S., & Davenport, P. Relationship between peak expiratory flow, cough expired volume, and cough number in persons with Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation at the International Dysphagia Research Society’s Annual Meeting. March 2013: Seattle, Washington.

Troche, M.S., Berman, J.E., Johnson, A.C., Kraemer, A.M., Madhavan, A., Foote, K.D., & Okun, M.S. Swallowing safety in Parkinson’s disease following DBS: A retrospective analysis. Accepted for presentation at international Dysphagia Research Symposium March 2012: Toronto, Canada.

Troche, M.S. & Hegland, K.W. Dyspnea and quality of life associated with dysphagia in Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation at the International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology (ISARP). September 2012: Orlando, Florida.

Troche, M.S., Berman, J.E., Johnson, A.C., Kraemer, A.M., Madhavan, A., Foote, K.D., & Okun, M.S. Swallowing safety in Parkinson’s disease following DBS: A retrospective analysis. Accepted for presentation at international Dysphagia Research Symposium March 2012: Toronto, Canada.

Troche, M.S., Hegland, K.M., & Johnson, A.C. Cough function pre/post DBS in Parkinson’s disease: a case series. Accepted for presentation at The Fall Voice Conference. October 2012: New York City, NY.

Hegland, K.M., Troche, M.S., & Davenport, P.W. Relationship between total expired air, peak airflow, and cough number in down-regulated reflex cough. Accepted for presentation at The Fall Voice Conference. October 2012: New York City, NY.

Troche, M.S., Wheeler, K.M., & Pitts, T.E. Airway protection deficits for the SLP: Cough and Swallowing. Accepted for presentation as Short Course at American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention. November 2012: Atlanta, GA.

Johnson, A., Foote, K.D., Okun, M.S., & Troche M.S. Swallowing function pre/post DBS in Parkinson’s disease: a case series. Accepted for presentation at international Dysphagia Research Symposium March 2012: Toronto, Canada.

Troche, M.S. Understanding and Identifying Motor Speech Disorders. Invited presentation: XIX Jornada de Fonoaudiologia Profa Katia Flores Genaro. August 2012: Sao Paolo, Brazil.

Troche, M.S. & Hegland, K.W. Dyspnea and quality of life associated with dysphagia in Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation at the International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology (ISARP). September 2012: Orlando, Florida.

Hegland, K.W. & Troche, M.S.  Dyspnea and quantitative measures of dysphagia in Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation at the International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology (ISARP). September 2012: Orlando, Florida.

Hegland, K.W., Troche, M.S., & Davenport, P.W. Relationship between total expired air, peak airflow, and cough number in down-regulated reflex cough. Accepted for presentation at The Fall Voice Conference. October 2012: New York City, NY.

Troche, M.S., Hegland, K.W., & Johnson, A.C. Cough function pre/post DBS in Parkinson’s disease: a case series.Accepted for presentation at The Fall Voice Conference. October 2012: New York City, NY.

Hegland, K.W., Pitts, T.E., & Troche, M.S. Airway protection deficits for the SLP: Cough and Swallowing. Accepted for presentation as Short Course at American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention. November 2012: Atlanta, GA.

Davenport, P., Hoit, J., Brehm, S.B., Huber, J.E., Hegland, K.W., Stachowiak, L., & Sapienza, C. Respiratory Function: Assessment & Treatment in Disease. Invited presentation: American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention. November 2012: Atlanta, GA.

Troche, M.S., Okun, M.S., Johnson, A., Madhavan, A., & Sapienza, C.M. Patient Perceptions of Speech Production Pre and Post Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery. Accepted for presentation at Sixteenth Biennial Conference on Motor Speech: Santa Rosa, CA.

Troche, M.S., Rosenbek, J.C., Okun, M.S., & Sapienza, C.M. Swallowing and breathing related outcomes following detraining in EMST. Accepted for oral presentation at international Dysphagia Research Symposium March 2011: San Antonio, TX.

Troche, M.S., Jones, H., Rosenbek, J.C. & Fernandez, H.F. Contribution of Non-Motor Dysfunction on Swallowing in PD. Accepted for poster presentation at international Dysphagia Research Symposium March 2011: San Antonio, TX.

Hieber, B., Troche, M.S., & Wheeler-Hegland, K. Expiratory Muscle Strength Treatment for Dysphagia Following Treatment for Head and Neck Cancer: A case report. Accepted for presentation Maryland State Speech and Hearing Convention.

Troche, M.S., Rosenbek, J.C., Okun, M.S., & Sapienza, C.M. Detraining and EMST in Parkinson’s Disease. Accepted for presentation at AD/PD March 2011: Barcelona, Spain.

Troche, M.S., Rosenbek, J.C., Okun, M.S., & Sapienza, C.M. Swallowing related quality of life and EMST in Parkinson’s Disease. Submitted for presentation at American Academy of Neurology April 2011: Hawaii.

Sapienza, C.M., Troche, M.S., Silverman, E.J., Rosenbek, J.C., Musson, N, Okun, M.S. Strength Training Outcomes for Airway Protection in PD. Accepted for presentation at AD/PD March 2011: Barcelona, Spain.

Troche, J., Troche, M.S., Berkowitz, R., Grossman, M., & Reilly, J. Tone discrimination as a window into acoustic perceptual deficits in Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation October 2010: Greece.

Troche, M.S., Rosenbek, J.C., Altmann, L.J.P., Okun, M.S., & Sapienza, C.M. Attentional Resource Allocation and Swallow Function in PD. Accepted for oral presentation at Integrative Neural Systems Underlying Vital Aerodigestive Tract Functions Conference. June 2010: Madison, Wisconsin.

Troche, M.S., Rosenbek, J.C., Altmann, L.J.P., Okun, M.S., & Sapienza, C.M. Attentional Resource Allocation and Swallow Function in PD. Accepted for presentation at 14th International Congress of PD and Movement Disorders. June 2010: Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Troche, M.S., Rosenbek, J.C., Altmann, L.J.P., Okun, M.S., & Sapienza, C.M. Attentional Resource Allocation and Swallow Function in PD. Accepted for presentation at 2010 Dysphagia Research Society Conference. March 2010: San Diego, CA.

Troche, M.S., Fernandez, H.H., Okun, M.S., Rodriguez, R.L., Rosenbek, J.C., & Sapienza, C.M. Rehabilitation of Dysphagia in Progressive Supranuclear Palsy. Accepted for presentation at 2009 13th International Congress of PD and Movement Disorders. June 2009: Paris, France.

Troche, M.S., Okun, M.S., Rosenbek, J.C., Musson, N., Fernandez, H.H., Rodriguez, R., Romrell, J., & Sapienza, C.M. Aspiration and Swallowing in Parkinson’s Disease and Rehabilitation with EMST: The ASPIRE Study. Accepted for presentation at 2009 13th International Congress of PD and Movement Disorders. June 2009: Paris, France.

Troche, M.S., Altmann, L.J.P., Fernandez, H.H., Okun, M.S., & Sapienza, C.M. Sentence Production in Parkinsons Disease: Effects of Conceptual and Task Complexity. Accepted for presentation at 2009 13th International Congress of PD and Movement Disorders. June 2009: Paris, France.

Plowman-Prine, E.K., Okun, M.S., Sapienza, C.M., Pollock, S.L., Jacobson, C., Troche, M.S., Wu, S.S., & Rosenbek, J.C. The Relationship between Quality of Life and Swallowing in Parkinson's Disease: A Preliminary Investigation. Accepted for presentation at 2009 13th International Congress of PD and Movement Disorders. June 2009: Paris, France.

Plowman-Prine, E.K., Troche, M.S, Rosenbek, J.C., Okun, M.S. & Sapienza, C.M. The Relationship between Quality of Life and Swallowing in Parkinson's Disease: The Effects of Depression. Accepted for presentation at 2009 13th International Congress of PD and Movement Disorders. June 2009: Paris, France.

Troche, M.S., Okun, M.S., Rosenbek, J.C., Musson, N., & Sapienza, C.M. Swallow outcomes following intervention with Expiratory Muscle Strength Training (EMST) in Parkinson’s Disease: Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial. Accepted for presentation at 2009 Dysphagia Research Symposium. March 2009: New Orleans, LA.

Troche, M.S., Huebner, I., Rosenbek, J.C., Fernandez, H., & Sapienza, C.M. Examining Timing and Safety of Swallow in Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP). Accepted for presentation at 2008 American SpeechLanguage-Hearing (ASHA) Convention. November 2008: Chicago, IL.

Sapienza, C.M. & Troche, M.S. Respiratory Muscle Strength Training as a Rehabilitation Program. Accepted for presentation at Choice for Voice. July 2008: London, England.

Troche, M.S., Musson, N., Rosenbek, J.C., Okun, M., & Sapienza, C.M. Treatment Outcomes of Expiratory Muscle Strength Training (EMST) on Swallow Function in Parkinson’s Disease. Accepted for presentation at the Movement Disorders Society International Congress. June 2008: Chicago, IL.

Troche, M.S., Wheeler-Hegland, K., Musson, N., Rosenbek, J.C., Okun, M., & Sapienza, C.M. Effects of EMST on swallow function in Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation at the American VA Speech Language Pathology Conference in Arizona. April 2008: Arizona.

McGrath-Morrow, S., Troche, M.S., Lefton-Greif, M., Sapienza, C.M., Kelly, A., Rosquist, K., Crawford, T., & Lederman, H. Measurements of Lung Function and Pulmonary Reserve in Adolescents with Ataxia Telangiectasia. Accepted for presentation at The International Ataxia-Telangiectasia Workshop 2008. 2008: Japan.

Troche, M.S., Altmann, L.J.P., Rosenbek, J.C., & Sapienza, C.M. Exploring sentence production in PD: Effects of conceptual and task complexity. Accepted for presentation at 2008 Clinical Aphasiology Conference. May 2008: Jackson Hole, WY.

Troche, M.S., Altmann, L.J.P., Hudson, L., Wallace, K. & Sapienza, C.M. Conceptual complexity interferes with language production in Parkinsons disease. Accepted for presentation at 2008 Cognitive Aging Conference. April 2008: Atlanta, GA.

Troche, M.S., Rosenbek, J.C., Musson, N., Wheeler, K.M., Okun, M., & Sapienza, C.M. Effects of EMST on swallow function in Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation at 2008 Dysphagia Rehabilitation Symposium (DRS). March 2008: Charleston, SC.

Wheeler, K.M. Troche, M.S., Rosenbek, J.C., & Sapienza, C.M. Physiologic aspects of swallow function in patients with idiopathic Parkinson’s disease with and without penetration and/or aspiration. Accepted for presentation at Dysphagia Research Symposium. March 2008: Charleston, SC.

Troche, M.S., Altmann, L.J.P., Rosenbek, J.C., Shrivastav, R., & Sapienza, C.M. Effects of cognitive-linguistic factors on speech and language production in Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation at 2008 Motor Speech Conference. March 2008: Monterrey, CA.

Pitts, T., Bolser, D., Rosenbek, J.C., Troche, M.S., & Sapienza, C.M. Laryngeal function during voluntary cough: Its relationship to penetration/aspiration and voice quality in Parkinson's disease. Accepted for presentation at 2008 Motor Speech Conference. March 2008: Monterrey, CA.

Troche, M.S., Altmann, L.J.P., Hudson, L., Wallace, K., & Sapienza, C.M. Effects of task and grammatical complexity on sentence production in Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for presentation at 2008 International Neuropsychological Society Meeting. February 2008: Hawaii.

Troche, M.S., Rosenbek, J.C., & Sapienza, C.M. Physiological and Cognitive Predictors of SWAL-QOL in Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for poster presentation at 2007 American Speech-Language-Hearing (ASHA) Convention. November 2007: Boston, MA.

Hieber, B., Troche, M.S., & Musson, N. Combined Treatments for Dysphagia: A Case Study. Accepted for poster presentation at 2007 American Speech-Language-Hearing (ASHA) Convention. November 2007: Boston, MA.

Pitts, T.E., Bolser, D., Rosenbek, J., Troche, M., Sapienza, C.M. Voluntary Cough in Patients with PD. Accepted for poster presentation at 2007 American Speech-Language-Hearing (ASHA) Convention. November 2007: Boston, MA.

Wingate, J.M., Troche, M., Huebner, I. The Effect of Expiratory Muscle strength training with choral singers. Accepted for poster presentation at 2007 American Speech-Language-Hearing (ASHA) Convention. November 2007: Boston, MA.

Troche, M.S., Rosenbek, J.C., Okun, M., Sapienza, C.M. Effects of bolus consistency on timing and safety of swallow in patient’s with Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for Platform Presentation at 2006 American Speech-Language-Hearing (ASHA) Convention; November 2006.

Troche, M.S., Saleem, A., Okun, M., Rosenbek, J. Sapienza, C.M. Effects of Levodopa treatment on speech timing in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Accepted for Poster Presentation at 2005 American SpeechLanguage-Hearing (ASHA) Convention and published in SpeechPathology.com in September 2006.

Sapienza, C.M., Rosenbek, J., Shrivastav, R., Troche, M., Wingate, J., Saleem, A., & Okun, M. Speech timing in Parkinson’s disease in on and off medication states. Poster presented at the Seventeenth Annual Symposium on Etiology, Pathogenesis and Treatment of Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders. San Francisco, CA. October 2003.