Michael E. Groher, Ph.D. FASHA
Michael Groher is a professor and chair of the Department of Communicative Disorders at the University of Redlands in Redlands, California. Dr. Groher has spent most of his career working as a medical speech pathologist in acute care hospitals. The majority of hospital work was done for the Department of Veterans Affairs in Tacoma, New York, and Tampa. He is best known for his work with patients who have swallowing disorders. Dr. Groher lectures both nationally and internationally on this topic. His work is summarized in three texts: Dysphagia: Diagnosis and Management, Introduction to Adult Swallowing Disorders, and most recently with Dr. Crary, Clinical Management of Dysphagia in Adults and Children (2009). This text is enriched by a website (Evolve) at Elsevier. The site offers many case solving problems and instrumental assessment results. Dr. Groher is an ASHA Fellow, and an associate editor for the journal Dysphagia.