Sonja Molfenter

Asst. Professor of Communication/Sciences & Disorders

20072017

Personal profile

Education / Academic qualification

Speech Language Pathology, PhD, University of Toronto

Sep 2009Jun 2013

Speech Language Pathology, MHSc, University of Toronto

Sep 2005Aug 2007

External positions

Affiliate Faculty, NYU Langone Medical Center

Affiliate Scientist, University Health Network, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

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Deglutition Medicine & Life Sciences
Swallows Medicine & Life Sciences
Tongue Medicine & Life Sciences
Pressure Medicine & Life Sciences
Deglutition Disorders Medicine & Life Sciences
Palate Medicine & Life Sciences
Upper Esophageal Sphincter Medicine & Life Sciences
Biomechanical Phenomena Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2007 2017

  • 30 Article
  • 1 Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Changes in swallowing after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion with instrumentation: A presurgical versus postsurgical videofluoroscopic comparison

Muss, L., Wilmskoetter, J., Richter, K., Fix, C., Stanschus, S., Pitzen, T., Drumm, J. & Molfenter, S. Apr 1 2017 In : Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 60, 4, p. 785-793 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Fusion
Instrumentation
Diskectomy
Deglutition
surgery

The Reliability of Oral and Pharyngeal Dimensions Captured with Acoustic Pharyngometry

Molfenter, S. M. Aug 1 2016 In : Dysphagia. 31, 4, p. 555-559 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Acoustics
Research
Sleep Apnea Syndromes
Deglutition Disorders
Reproducibility of Results

Age-Related Changes in Pharyngeal Lumen Size: A Retrospective MRI Analysis

Molfenter, S. M., Amin, M. R., Branski, R. C., Brumm, J. D., Hagiwara, M., Roof, S. A. & Lazarus, C. L. Mar 7 2015 In : Dysphagia. 30, 3, p. 321-327 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Age Groups
Pharyngeal Muscles
Sarcopenia
Muscle Strength
Deglutition

The Effect of Bolus Consistency on Hyoid Velocity in Healthy Swallowing

Nagy, A., Molfenter, S. M., Péladeau-Pigeon, M., Stokely, S. & Steele, C. M. Jun 6 2015 In : Dysphagia. 30, 4, p. 445-451 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Plant Nectar
Deglutition
Direction compound
Barium
Healthy Volunteers

The Relationship Between Pharyngeal Constriction and Post-swallow Residue

Stokely, S. L., Peladeau-Pigeon, M., Leigh, C., Molfenter, S. M. & Steele, C. M. Apr 29 2015 In : Dysphagia. 30, 3, p. 349-356 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Swallows
Deglutition
Constriction
Pyriform Sinus
Barium