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Ms. Mary Pitti, MS, CCC-SLP, Assistant Professor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at Ithaca College, and Elizabeth Begley, MA, CCC-SLP, College Station Medical Center, College Station, Texas co-authored two apps entitled Small Talk Dysphagia and Small Talk Oral Motor.

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  • Mary Pitti, Clinical Associate Professor and Jana Waller, Clinical Assistant Professor were inducted into the Alpha Eta Society, Honor Society for the Allied Health Professions, at the May, 2018 HSHP reception
  • Dr. Skott Jones and Dr. Yvonne Rogalski were awarded tenure during the 2015–16 academic year. Mary Pitti and Susan Durnford were promoted to Clinical...

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~~AT, SLP team up to increase awareness of vocal cord disorder

When an athlete has trouble breathing, pinpointing the exact cause can be a challenge. While ailments such as asthma are well known, others, including Vocal Cord Dysfunction-Exercise Induced Laryngeal Obstruction (VCD-EILO), are less recognized and harder to diagnose.
Ithaca College professors Michael Matheny, MS,...

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NCC News (Newhouse Communications Center, Syracuse University) recently ran a story about a fascinating case involving an IC athlete with vocal cord dysfunction that was conducted by 2 IC Clinical Faculty members, Clinical Associate Professor of Athletic Training & Head Athletic Trainer, Mike Matheny, MS, ATC, and Clinical Assistant Professor of Speech Pathology & Clinic Director Mary Pitti, MS, CCC-SLP. The case is a result of an exciting and informative interprofessional collaboration between the Department of Exercise & Sport Sciences and the Department of Speech Language-Pathology and Audiology in the School of Health Sciences & Human Performance, and has lead to several forthcoming publications by the 2 professors. The story can be read and heard here

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ITHACA, NY — When an athlete tries to breathe deep and struggles to get air, their performance suffers and stress takes over.  Such a common symptom is easily misdiagnosed, but could signal a physical issue that many sports health care professionals may be unaware of. Luckily, an unlikely pair of medical professionals at Ithaca College are teaming up to help athletes recover from...

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