Tools of the Trade


Passy Muir Speaking Valves

These Tracheostomy & Ventilator Swallowing and Speaking Valveare a simple medical device used by tracheostomy and ventilator patients. When placed on the hub of the tracheostomy tube or in-line with the ventilator circuit, the Passy-Muir Valve redirects air flow through the vocal folds, mouth and nose enabling voice and improved communication.

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CSD First Year Grad

Fall Semester

It is an amazing feeling to look back on the semester to see all the progress each client has made.

- Amanda

Recent News

Laura Drake Honored

Laura Drake was awarded 2014 Member Honors from the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA) for her demonstration of outstanding leadership skills to our student chapter. Laura was also awarded the 2014 Northeastern Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Pennsylvania $1000 Scholarship. This is the 4th year the scholarship has been awarded to a Marywood University student!

Research Publication by Alumna

Lauren Lettieri (2012 Graduate) and Dr. Vijay Ramachandra had their research published in the Journal of Medical Speech Language Pathology

International Student Presentation

Brittany Mikajlo presents her research at an international conference.

Student Research Presentation

Presentation by CSD Students at the Neurobiology of Language Conference

Christmas Elves Hit the Campus

CSD Elves- The Christmas bug has bitten the department. Drs. Wisenburn and Ramachandra are dancing their way through the holiday season!

ASHA Research Presentations

Two CSD students presented their research at the ASHA conference in November.

Marywood Night

Marywood Night at ASHA

Ronald McDonald House Donation

The Speech and Hearing Club Donates to the local Ronald McDonald House.