Michael A. Crary, Ph.D. FASHA
Director, Swallowing Research Laboratory
Michael A. Crary, PhD., FASHA is a Professor of Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Florida Health Science Center and Director of the Swallowing Research Laboratory. The Swallowing Research Laboratory has funding from the American Cancer Society, corporate contracts, the University of Florida’s Clinical Translational Science Institute and the NIH. Dr Crary’s current clinical and research interests focus on swallowing disorders, specifically improving assessment and treatment strategies. Current research projects include studies of the characteristics of dysphagia and related morbidities in stroke patients, outcomes of dysphagia treatment in patients with head/neck cancer or stroke, and outcomes associated with exercised-based therapy and adjunctive modalities in the treatment of dysphagia in adult patients. He has a long history and a practicing clinician and remains active in patient care. His most recent text is “Dysphagia Management in Adults and Children” with Michael Groher. Dr. Crary is a fellow of ASHA and has served on the board of SIG 13.