Publications with Free Full Text Access

Peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals

How Gender Stereotypes May Limit Female Faculty Advancement in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Nicole Rogus-Pulia, Ianessa Humbert, Christine Kolehmainen, Molly Carnes

Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2018 Nov; 27(4): 1598–1611


Examination of swallowing maneuver training and transfer of practiced behaviors to laryngeal vestibule kinematics in functional swallowing of healthy adults

Renata Guedes, Alba Azola, Phoebe Macrae, Kirstyn Sunday, Veerley Mejia, Alicia Vose, Ianessa A. Humbert

Physiol Behav. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2018 May 15.

Published in final edited form as: Physiol Behav. 2017 May 15; 174: 155–161


Effects of Submental Surface Electrical Stimulation on Swallowing Kinematics in Healthy Adults: An Error-Based Learning Paradigm

Selen Serel Arslan, Alba Azola, Kirstyn Sunday, Alicia Vose, Emily Plowman, Lauren Tabor, Michele Singer, Raele Robison, Ianessa A. Humbert

Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2018 Nov; 27(4): 1375–1384


Swallowing Kinematic Differences Across Frozen, Mixed, and Ultrathin Liquid Boluses in Healthy Adults: Age, Sex, and Normal Variability

Ianessa A. Humbert, Kirstyn L. Sunday, Eleni Karagiorgos, Alicia K. Vose, Francois Gould, Lindsey Greene, Alba Azola, Ara Tolar, Alycia Rivet

J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2018 Jul; 61(7): 1544–1559


Taste Perception and Water Swallow Screen Results in Old-Old Women

Rachel W. Mulheren, Ianessa A. Humbert, Anne R. Cappola, Linda P. Fried, Marlís González-Fernández

Geriatrics (Basel) 2018 Dec; 3(4): 83.  Published online 2018 Nov 20


Kinematic visual biofeedback improves accuracy of learning a swallowing maneuver and accuracy of clinician cues during training

Alba M. Azola, Kirstyn L. Sunday, Ianessa Humbert

Dysphagia. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2018 Feb 1.

Published in final edited form as: Dysphagia. 2017 Feb; 32(1): 115–122


Effects of chin-up posture on the sequence of swallowing events

Irene Calvo, Kirstyn L. Sunday, Phoebe Macrae, Ianessa A. Humbert

Head Neck. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2017 May 17.

Published in final edited form as: Head Neck. 2017 May; 39(5): 947–959


Respiratory training in an individual with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Lauren C. Tabor, Karen M. Rosado, Raele Robison, Karen Hegland, Ianessa A. Humbert, Emily K. Plowman

Ann Clin Transl Neurol. 2016 Oct; 3(10): 819–823


The Sequence of Swallowing Events During the Chin-Down Posture

Jennifer L. Young, Phoebe Macrae, Cheryl Anderson, Isha Taylor-Kamara, Ianessa A. Humbert

Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2015 Nov; 24(4): 659–670


Surface Electrical Stimulation Perturbation Context Determines the Presence of Error Reduction in Swallowing Hyolaryngeal Kinematics

Ianessa A. Humbert, Heather Christopherson, Akshay Lokhande

Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2015 Feb; 24(1): 72–80


The perturbation paradigm modulates error-based learning in a highly automated task: outcomes in swallowing kinematics.

Anderson C, Macrae P, Taylor-Kamara I, Serel S, Vose A, Humbert IA.

J Appl Physiol (1985). 2015 Aug 15;119(4):334-41. doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00155.2015. Epub 2015 May 28.


Differential psychophysiological interactions of insular subdivisions during varied oropharyngeal swallowing tasks

Ianessa A. Humbert, Donald G. McLaren

Physiol Rep. 2014 Mar 1; 2(3)


Mechanisms of airway protection during chin-down swallowing.

Macrae P, Anderson C, Humbert I.

J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2014 Aug;57(4):1251-8.


Dysphagia in Old-Old Women: Prevalence as Determined by Self-Report and the 3 oz. Water Swallowing Test

Marlís González-Fernández, Ianessa Humbert, Heather Winegrad, Anne R. Cappola, Linda P. Fried

J Am Geriatr Soc. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2015 Oct 19.

Published in final edited form as: J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Apr; 62(4): 716–720.


The Relationship Between Submental Surface Electromyography and Hyo-Laryngeal Kinematic Measures of Mendelsohn Maneuver Duration

Alba M. Azola, Lindsey R. Greene, Isha Taylor-Kamara, Phoebe Macrae, Cheryl Anderson, Ianessa A. Humbert

J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2015 Dec; 58(6): 1627–1636


New Directions for Understanding Neural Control in Swallowing: The Potential and Promise of Motor Learning

Ianessa A. Humbert, Rebecca Z. German

Dysphagia. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2014 Mar 1.

Published in final edited form as: Dysphagia. 2013 Mar; 28(1): 1–10


Electrical Stimulation and Swallowing: How Much Do We Know?

Ianessa A. Humbert, Emilia Michou, Phoebe R. MacRae, Lisa Crujido

Semin Speech Lang. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2012 Oct 18


Adaptation of swallowing hyo-laryngeal kinematics is distinct in oral vs. pharyngeal sensory processing

Ianessa A. Humbert, Akshay Lokhande, Heather Christopherson, Rebecca German, Alice Stone

J Appl Physiol (1985) 2012 May 15; 112(10): 1698–1705


Tactile, gustatory, and visual biofeedback stimuli modulate neural substrates of deglutition.

Humbert IA, Joel S.

Neuroimage. 2012 Jan 16;59(2):1485-90. 


Swallowing intentional off-state in aging and Alzheimer’s disease: preliminary study.

Humbert IA, McLaren DG, Malandraki G, Johnson SC, Robbins J.

J Alzheimers Dis. 2011;26(2):347-54


Swallowing intentional off-state in aging and Alzheimer’s disease: preliminary study.

Humbert IA, McLaren DG, Malandraki G, Johnson SC, Robbins J.

J Alzheimers Dis. 2011;26(2):347-54


Neurophysiology of swallowing: Effects of age and bolus type

Ianessa A. Humbert, Michelle E. Fitzgerald, Donald G. McLaren, Sterling Johnson, Eva Porcaro, Kris Kosmatka, Jacqueline Hind, JoAnne Robbins

Neuroimage. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2010 Feb 1.


Dysphagia in the Elderly

Ianessa A. Humbert, JoAnne Robbins

Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2011 Sep 29.

Published in final edited form as: Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am. 2008 Nov; 19(4): 853


Simultaneous estimation of tongue volume and fat fraction using IDEAL-FSE.

Humbert IA, Reeder SB, Porcaro EJ, Kays SA, Brittain JH, Robbins J.

J Magn Reson Imaging. 2008 Aug;28(2):504-8


The Effect of Surface Electrical Stimulation on Vocal Fold Position

Ianessa A. Humbert, Christopher J. Poletto, Keith G. Saxon, Pamela R. Kearney, Christy L. Ludlow

Laryngoscope. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2008 Apr 23.

Published in final edited form as: Laryngoscope. 2008 Jan; 118(1): 14–19


Normal swallowing and functional magnetic resonance imaging: a systematic review.

Humbert IA, Robbins J.

Dysphagia. 2007 Jul;22(3):266-75


Effects of surface electrical stimulation both at rest and during swallowing in chronic pharyngeal Dysphagia.

Ludlow CL, Humbert I, Saxon K, Poletto C, Sonies B, Crujido L.

Dysphagia. 2007 Jan;22(1):1-10


The effect of surface electrical stimulation on hyolaryngeal movement in normal individuals at rest and during swallowing.

Humbert IA, Poletto CJ, Saxon KG, Kearney PR, Crujido L, Wright-Harp W, Payne J, Jeffries N, Sonies BC, Ludlow CL.

J Appl Physiol. 2006 Dec;101(6):1657-63.

Publications with Free Full Text Access to SLPs with ASHA membership

(Log into

A Survey of Clinician Decision Making When Identifying Swallowing Impairments and Determining Treatment.

Vose AK, Kesneck S, Sunday K, Plowman E, Humbert I.

J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2018 Nov 8;61(11):2735-2756. 

Pubmed link


Transient cortical stimulation to alter swallowing physiology

Humbert, I.A. Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia); 1May2010


Point/Counterpoint: Electrical stimulation for Dysphagia: The argument against electrical stimulation for dysphagia

Humbert, I.A. Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia) 1Dec2011


Electrical stimulation aids dysphagia

Humbert, I.A., Ludlow, C. L. The ASHA Leader; 1March2004


Stimulating Swallowing: Essential central and peripheral nervous system targets

Humbert, I.A. The ASHA Leader; 1Sept2011


E-stim for Dysphagia: Yes or No?

Carter, J., and Humbert, I.A., The ASHA Leader; 1April2012


Getting in Synch: These tips can improve communication about videofluoroscopy testing among SLPs

Humbert, I.A. The ASHA Leader; 1May2017

Publications with Free or Limited Full Text Access

Peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals

Validation of the Normalized Laryngeal Constriction Ratio in Normal and Disordered Swallowing.

Miller M, Vose A, Rivet A, Smith-Sherry M, Humbert I.

Laryngoscope. 2020 Apr;130(4):E190-E198. doi: 10.1002/lary.28161. Epub 2019 Aug 26.


Kinematic Visual Biofeedback Improves Accuracy of Swallowing Maneuver Training and Accuracy of Clinician Cues During Training in Stroke Patients with Dysphagia.

Vose AK, Marcus A, Humbert I.

PM R. 2019 Nov;11(11):1159-1169. doi: 10.1002/pmrj.12093. Epub 2019 Apr 22.


“Hidden in Plain Sight”: A Descriptive Review of Laryngeal Vestibule Closure.

Vose A, Humbert I.

Dysphagia. 2019 Jun;34(3):281-289. doi: 10.1007/s00455-018-9928-1. Epub 2018 Jul 30. Review.


Swallowing Changes in Community-Dwelling Older Adults.

Mulheren RW, Azola AM, Kwiatkowski S, Karagiorgos E, Humbert I, Palmer JB, González-Fernández M.

Dysphagia. 2018 Dec;33(6):848-856. doi: 10.1007/s00455-018-9911-x. Epub 2018 Jun 8.


Elucidating inconsistencies in dysphagia diagnostics: Redefining normal.

Plowman EK, Humbert IA.

Int J Speech Lang Pathol. 2018 Jun;20(3):310-317. doi: 10.1080/17549507.2018.1461931. Epub 2018 May 3. Review.


Motor transfer from the corticospinal to the corticobulbar pathway.

Ernster AE, Park SH, Yacoubi B, Christou EA, Casamento-Moran A, Singer ML, Humbert IA.

Physiol Behav. 2018 Jul 1;191:155-161. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2018.04.016. Epub 2018 Apr 17.


Integration of visual feedback and motor learning: Corticospinal vs. corticobulbar pathway.

Park SH, Casamento-Moran A, Singer ML, Ernster AE, Yacoubi B, Humbert IA, Christou EA.

Hum Mov Sci. 2018 Apr;58:88-96. doi: 10.1016/j.humov.2018.01.002. Epub 2018 Jan 30.


Videofluoroscopic Swallow Examination Does Not Accurately Detect Cricopharyngeal Radiation Strictures.

Szczesniak MM, Maclean J, O’Hare J, Humbert I, Wu PI, Quon H, Graham PH, Cook IJ.

Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Sep;155(3):462-5.


The Effect of Radiation Dose on Swallowing: Evaluation of Aspiration and Kinematics.

Starmer HM, Quon H, Kumar R, Alcorn S, Murano E, Jones B, Humbert I.

Dysphagia. 2015 Aug;30(4):430-7.