Share

PEBT

Denise Ambrosi, MS, CCC-SLP

Denise Ambrosi
Assistant Professor
Department: 
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Phone: 
(617) 952-6271
Office Location: 
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

Denise Ambrosi, MS, CCC-SLP, is Director of the Speech-Language Pathology Department and Program Director of the Inpatient Brain Injury Program at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital (SRH), where she has worked for 27 years in clinical and administrative positions.

As Director she is responsible for guiding the practice of speech-language pathologists across the rehabilitation programs, and she has oversight of the graduate student clinical education program.

Denise joined the MGH Institute of Health Professions as Clinical Instructor for the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in 2000; and was promoted to Clinical Assistant Professor in 2012. She teaches a core curriculum course, Dysphagia in Adults and Children.


Research Interests

Ms. Ambrosi has specific interest in patient outcomes following acute rehabilitation in the areas of dysphagia and adult neurogenic communication disorders in persons who have sustained brain injuries, including those with disorders of consciousness.

She is currently involved in a research study investigating the assessment of aphasia in persons who are in a minimally conscious state following severe traumatic brain injury.

Publications

Publications:

Ickenstein, GW, Stein, J, Ambrosi, D, Goldstein, R, Horn, M, Bogdahn, U.  Predictors of survival after severe dysphagic stroke. Journal of Neurology. 2005; 252, 1510-1516.

Ickenstein, GW, Kelly, PJ, Furie, KL, Ambrosi, D, Rallis, N, Goldstein, R, Horick, N, and Stein, J.  Predictors of Feeding Gastrostomy Tube Removal in Stroke Patients with Dysphagia. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, 2003, 12 (4): 169-174.

Presentations:

 

 

Ambrosi, D. (2012). “A Systematic Approach to Treating Patients with Disorders of Consciousness”. American Speech Language and Hearing Association Annual Conference. Atlanta, GA.

Ambrosi, D., Lewis, A., and Holmes, L. (2012). “The Speech Language Pathologist’s Role and Reach in a Developing Nation”.  American Speech Language and Hearing Association Annual Conference. Atlanta, GA.

Brady Wagner, L., Ambrosi, D., Herrmann, D., Boole, K., (2011). “Memory Disorders: Interventions and Support Across a Continuum of Care”. American Speech Language and Hearing Association Annual Conference. San Diego, CA

 

Ambrosi, D.

Connor, M., and Holmes, L (2010). “The Implementation of FEES in Acute Rehab”. American Speech Language and Hearing Association Annual Conference. Philadelphia, PA.

 

 

Ambrosi, D. (Sept. 2009). Waking Up: Facilitating Emergence from a Minimally Conscious State. Shaughnessy Kaplan Rehabilitation Hospital. Salem, MA.

Ambrosi, D. (April 2008). How to Use Your UDS-PRO On-Demand Reports to Manage Your Rehabilitation Program. Uniform Data System User Group Conference. Orlando, Florida. 

Ambrosi, D. and Meninger, S. (Nov. 2004). Speaking Valve Manometry: Guiding Timely Trach Weaning and Decannulation. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Speech Language and Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Ambrosi, D. (Nov. 2002). Predictive Value of Functional Scores in Feeding Gastrostomy Tube (FGT) Removal. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Speech Language and Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA.

Presentations

Ambrosi, D. (2012). “A Systematic Approach to Treating Patients with Disorders of Consciousness”. American Speech Language and Hearing Association Annual Conference. Atlanta, GA.

 

Ambrosi, D., Lewis, A., and Holmes, L. (2012). “The Speech Language Pathologist’s Role and Reach in a Developing Nation”. American Speech Language and Hearing Association Annual Conference. Atlanta, GA.

 

Brady Wagner, L., Ambrosi, D., Herrmann, D., Boole, K., (2011). “Memory Disorders: Interventions and Support Across a Continuum of Care”. American Speech Language and Hearing Association Annual Conference. San Diego, CA

 

 

 

 

Ambrosi, D.

 

Connor, M., and Holmes, L (2010). “The Implementation of FEES in Acute Rehab”. American Speech Language and Hearing Association Annual Conference. Philadelphia, PA.

 

 

 

 

 

Ambrosi, D. (Sept. 2009). Waking Up: Facilitating Emergence from a Minimally Conscious State.  Shaughnessy Kaplan Rehabilitation Hospital. Salem, MA.

 

Ambrosi, D. (April 2008). How to Use Your UDS-PRO On-Demand Reports to Manage Your Rehabilitation Program. Uniform Data System User Group Conference. Orlando, Florida. 

 

Ambrosi, D. and Meninger, S. (Nov. 2004). Speaking Valve Manometry: Guiding Timely Trach Weaning and Decannulation. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Speech Language and Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Ambrosi, D. (Nov. 2002). Predictive Value of Functional Scores in Feeding Gastrostomy Tube (FGT) Removal. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Speech Language and Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA.


Education

BA, Psychology, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
MS Communication Disorders, University of Texas at Dallas

Curriculum Vitae