Postgraduate Training and Research

Postgraduate Training

2005

Gave case presentation on tracheostomy removal in dysphagic patient, Special Interest Group Tracheostomy, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge

2006

Undertook SLT Advanced Practice in Videofluoroscopy Course, Northwick Park Hospital, London

Member of Consensus Group consulted re. Videofluoroscopic Evaluation of Oropharyngeal Swallowing Disorders (VFS) in Adults: The role of Speech and Language Therapists; Policy Statement, January 2007

2007

Attended Dysphagia Symposium – Treating the Adult Patient with Dysphagia, Royal Free Hospital, London

2009

Attended Dysphagia Symposium – Treating the Adult Patient with Dysphagia, Royal Free Hospital, London

Attended Special Interest Group in Acquired Adult Dysphagia Study Day, Queen Mary’s Hospital,  Paddington, London

2010

Attended UK Swallowing Research Group Conference

Academic & Research – Conference Presentations Given

1997

Violations of prosodic and interactional conventions for overlapping talk by a nine year old boy with language impairment presented with co-author Dr Bill Wells (UCL) at The International Conference on Disorder and Order in Talk: Conversation Analysis and Communication Disorders, London

1998

The prosody of turn-projection in a West Midlands dialect presented with co-author Dr Bill Wells at The British Association of Academic Phoneticians Conference, Belfast (April), and at the International Pragmatics Conference, Reims (July)

A Case of Verbal Auditory Agnosia: Evidence for Therapy Strategies (Papathanasiou, I, and Macfarlane, S.) presented at The XXIVth Congress of The International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, Amsterdam, August 1998. A single case study of “pure word deafness” using a cognitive neuropsychological approach.

Verbal Auditory Agnosia: Missing the word…missing the meaning (Papathanasiou, I. and Macfarlane, S. and Heron, C.) presented at RCSLT Conference ‘Communicating the Evidence’, Liverpool, October, 1998

RNRU Outreach – Issues in Community Brain Injury Rehabilitation. Presented at Neurorehabilitation Annual Conference, Papworth Hospital, Cambridge

2000

Verbal Auditory Agnosia: A Single Case Analysis with Implications for Therapeutic Intervention presented at Euresco Conference ‘The Science of Aphasia’, Crete

Publications

Prosody as an Interactional Resource: Turn-projection and Overlap (Bill Wells and Sarah Macfarlane), published in Language and Speech, 1998, 41 (3-4), 265-294

Verbal Auditory Agnosia: Missing the word…missing the meaning (Papathanasiou, I. and Macfarlane, S. and Heron, C.), published in International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 1998, 33 Suppl: 214-7

Verbal Auditory Agnosia: A Single Case Analysis with Implications for Therapeutic Intervention (Macfarlane, S. and Papathanasiou, I.), published in Journal of Neurolinguistics, 2000, 13, 244-247

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