Bridget Perry, PhD, CCC-SLP, is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, and is the program director of the Clinical Doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology (SLPD) program. She is also a Speech Language Pathologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Perry directs the Swallowing & Communication Collaborative, a lab at the IHP centered around optimizing the management of swallowing and speech impairments to improve the quality of life for adults living with serious illnesses.
- BBA, Marketing and Graphic Design, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
- MS, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Rush University, Chicago, IL
- MS, Clinical and Translational Sciences, Tufts University, Boston, MA
- PhD, Rehabilitation Sciences, MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston, MA
Research in the Swallowing & Communication Collaborative focuses on the development of novel swallowing and speech assessment and treatment methodologies that incorporate patient preferences, improve patient-provider communication, and allow patients’ values and preferences to be both known and included the medical decision-making process.
Dr. Perry has published numerous papers - some titles are highlighted below. You can view a complete listing of Dr. Perry's publications on Google Scholar or in her CV.
In addition, Dr. Perry regularly presents at conferences and industry events. Please see her CV for a complete list of presentations.
Differentiating Between X-Linked Dystonia-Parkinsonism Phenotypes Using Acoustic Analysis of Non-Speech Task at the American Speech Hearing Association National Conference.
The Impact of Interprofessional Clinical Doctoral Curricula on Interprofessional Practice: Student-centered Perceptions and Reflections at the American Speech Hearing Association National Conference.
A Scoping Review of Risk Factors for Pneumonia in Patients with Dysphagia at the American Speech Hearing Association National Conference.
Practitioners who are online doctoral students: Experiences from an interprofessional curriculum between OTD and SLP-D clinical doctoral programs in the United States at the World Federation of Occupational Therapy.
Interprofessional collaborations between OT and SLP practitioners in online education: Strategies for professional development and practice at the American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference.