Linda Stachowiak, MS/CCCSLP BRS-S is a Speech Pathologist at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, Orlando, Florida and adjunct instructor at the University of South Florida and the University of Central Florida. She is also a CAA site visitor for ASHA and frequent presenter at local, state and national conferences. She has extensive clinical experience in dysphagia and head and neck cancer and tracheostomized and ventilator dependent patients. She also participates in multi-institutional research which investigates functional outcomes in the areas of speech and swallowing with head and neck cancer patients. She is a Board Recognized Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders.

Financial - Received a speaking fee from Passy-Muir, Inc. for this presentation
Nonfinancial - No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.