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University of Miami Hospital

Justine J. Allen

Justine J. Allen, MS, SLP

General Information

Justine J. Allen, MS, SLP

Office

Fax

305-243-5291

Specialties

  • Speech-Language Pathology

Languages

English

Clinical Areas

Otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat), vocal health (laryngology), throat disorders, oral cancer, speech and swallowing disorders, vocal disorders

Assessment and rehabilitation of neurogenic swallowing, voice, and communication (i.e., motor-speech, language, and cognitive-linguistic) disorders in adults resulting from stroke, traumatic brain injury and/or neurodegenerative disease. Dysphagia (swallowing) evaluation and treatment.  Voice disorders treatment.

Evaluation and treatment of language, motor-speech, voice and oropharyngeal swallowing disorders, as the result of stroke (e.g., aphasia, apraxia, dysarthria), traumatic brain injury and progressive neurologic disease (e.g., Parkinson's, ALS). She is proficient in conducting videofluoroscopic swallow studies (modified barium swallow studies) and fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing.

Roles

  • Speech-Language Pathologist

Research Interests

 

Study of speech, swallowing, and voice rehabilitation factors in patients with neurogenic disorders and neurodegenerative disease.

conceptual acquisition, semantic access, memory training, lexical retrieval, sensorimotor control in movement disorders, spoken word production in aphasia, and swallowing rehabilitation in Parkinson’s Disease (PD) and Parkinson’s Disease Dementia (PDD).

Education

2015 Clinical Fellowhip
University of Miami Hospital / Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
2014 M.S.
Columbia University
2011 B.S.
University of Florida

Biography

Justine J. Allen, M.S., CCC-SLP, is a Speech Language Pathologist in the Department of Otolaryngology. She earned her M.S. in Biobehavioral Science, Speech-Language Pathology from Columbia University. She holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.  She specializes in the evaluation and treatment of language, motor-speech, voice and oropharyngeal swallowing disorders, as the result of stroke (e.g., aphasia, apraxia, dysarthria), traumatic brain injury and progressive neurologic disease (e.g., Parkinson's, ALS). She is proficient in conducting videofluoroscopic swallow studies (modified barium swallow studies) and fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing.