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Dr. Vrushali Angadi

Voice & Swallow Clinic

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Voice & Swallow Clinic

ALS Clinic a good example of transitioning to telehealth, hybrid practices

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Meet Debra Suiter, director of the UK Voice and Swallow Clinic, as well as a professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

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When COVID-19 first began to hit the United States, health care facilities around the country were forced to close their doors. If they were able to remain open, many were faced with challenges, including procuring adequate personal protective equipment (PPE), transitioning services that could be completed via teletherapy, and ensuring patients and staff remained safe.

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This article is the first in an ongoing series to highlight UK College of Health Sciences faculty efforts to combat the COVID-19 public health crisis.

Researchers were not immune to COVID-19’s impact as the virus forced labs to rethink and reinvent operations nationwide. UK College of Health Sciences (CHS) faculty pivoted quickly to sustain their current opportunities and joined with investigators around the world to provide solutions in their areas of expertise to fight the pandemic’s effects.