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Stephanie Knollhoff

Educational Background

  • Doctor of Philosophy – Speech-Language Pathology, University of Kansas
  • Master of Arts – Speech-Language Pathology, University of Kansas
  • Bachelor of Science – Communication Sciences and Disorders, Saint Louis University

Classes Taught

  • SLHS 8001 – Seminar in Medical Speech-Language Pathology

Research Interests

  • Cancer related communication, swallowing, and feeding
  • Dysphagia education for current and future professionals

Selected Publications

  • Knollhoff, S. and Searl, J. (2019). Adherence to a dysphagia exercise program by oropharyngeal cancer survivors. Spotlight on Exploratory Research in HealthDOI: 10.35831/sor.erh.07052019sk
  • Knollhoff, S. (2019). Dysphagia. In Gillam & Marquardt (Eds.), Communication Sciences and Disorders: From Science to Clinical Practice, Fourth Edition.
  • Searl, J. and Knollhoff, S. (2019). Articulation contact pressures scaled to the physiologic range of the tongue in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: A pilot study. Journal of Communication Disorders, 82. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcomdis.2019.105937
  • Searl, J. and Knollhoff, S. (2018). Sense of effort and fatigue associated with talking after total laryngectomy. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 27(4), 1434-1444.
  • Searl, J. and Knollhoff, S. (2017). Changes in lingual-alveolar contact pressure during speech over six months in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Journal of Communication Disorders70, 49-60.
  • Searl, J., Knollhoff, S., and Barohn, R. (2017). Lingual-alveolar contact pressure during speech in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: Preliminary findings. Journal of Speech Language Hearing Research60(4), 810-825.


  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Special Interest Groups of ASHA: SIG 13 Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia)]

Professional Certification

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association – Certified
  • Missouri State Board of Healing Arts, Speech-Language Pathology – Licensed