Staff and students are invited to Lydia Cvejic's PhD Confirmation of Candidature, Wednesday 23 November, 2pm-3pm
Level 2 Lecture Theatre 3, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton
Description: Aspiration during swallowing in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): prevalence and association with disease outcomes. The aim of my PhD is to determine if there is an increased prevalence of aspiration during liquid swallows and if there are adverse respiratory outcomes associated with aspiration in COPD.
Supervisors: Prof Philip Bardin and Dr Paul King; Panel chair: Prof Richard Kitching; Independent assessors: Dr Alistair Miller (Monash Health, Monash University) and Dr Christopher Worsnop (Austin Health, University of Melbourne).