Brittany Krekeler

Brittany N. Krekeler , PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical

Medical Science Building
231 Albert Sabin Way
Ohio 45267
Phone 513-227-2759

Professional Summary

Dr. Krekeler's research laboratory focuses on developing novel behavioral and exercise-based interventions to improve swallowing ability and quality of life for individuals with dysphagia. 

Education

PhD: University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, WI, 2019 (Communication Sciences and Disorders)

MS : University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, WI, 2015 (Communication Sciences and Disorders)

BS: Miami University Oxford, OH, 2013 (Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology)

Clinical Interests

Speech Pathology

Otolaryngology

Specialities

Speech Pathology

Research Support

Grant: #2020 NIRG Investigators:Krekeler, Brittany 10-04-2021 -12-31-2022 American Speech Language and Hearing Foundation Device Facilitated Lingual Strength and Skill: Comparison of Devices in Healthy Adults and Individuals with Stroke Role:PI 0.00 Awarded Level:Non Profit

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Krekeler, Brittany N; Yee, Joanne; Daggett, Sarah; Leverson, Glen; Rogus-Pulia, Nicole (2021. ) Lingual Exercise in Older Veterans With Dysphagia: A Pilot Investigation of Patient Adherence.Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR, , 64 (5 ) ,1526-1538 More Information

Krekeler, Brittany N; Rowe, Linda M; Connor, Nadine P (2021. ) Dose in Exercise-Based Dysphagia Therapies: A Scoping Review.Dysphagia, , 36 (1 ) ,1-32 More Information

Krekeler, Brittany N; Weycker, Jacqueline M; Connor, Nadine P (2020. ) Effects of Tongue Exercise Frequency on Tongue Muscle Biology and Swallowing Physiology in a Rat Model.Dysphagia, , 35 (6 ) ,918-934 More Information

Krekeler, Brittany N; Vitale, Kailey; Yee, Joanne; Powell, Ryan; Rogus-Pulia, Nicole (2020. ) Adherence to Dysphagia Treatment Recommendations: A Conceptual Model.Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR, , 63 (6 ) ,1641-1657 More Information

Cullins, Miranda J; Krekeler, Brittany N; Connor, Nadine P (2018. ) Differential impact of tongue exercise on intrinsic lingual muscles.The Laryngoscope, , 128 (10 ) ,2245-2251 More Information

Krekeler, Brittany N; Broadfoot, Courtney K; Johnson, Stephen; Connor, Nadine P; Rogus-Pulia, Nicole (2018. ) Correction to: Patient Adherence to Dysphagia Recommendations: A Systematic Review.Dysphagia, , 33 (4 ) ,589-591 More Information

Krekeler, Brittany N; Leverson, Glen; Connor, Nadine P (2018. ) Tongue exercise and ageing effects on morphological and biochemical properties of the posterior digastric and temporalis muscles in a Fischer 344 Brown Norway rat model.Archives of oral biology, , 89 ,37-43 More Information

Krekeler, Brittany N; Broadfoot, Courtney K; Johnson, Stephen; Connor, Nadine P; Rogus-Pulia, Nicole (2018. ) Patient Adherence to Dysphagia Recommendations: A Systematic Review.Dysphagia, , 33 (2 ) ,173-184 More Information

Krekeler, Brittany N; Wendt, Elizabeth; Macdonald, Cameron; Orne, Jason; Francis, David O; Sippel, Rebecca; Connor, Nadine P (2018. ) Patient-Reported Dysphagia After Thyroidectomy: A Qualitative Study.JAMA otolaryngology-- head & neck surgery, , 144 (4 ) ,342-348 More Information

Krekeler, Brittany N; Connor, Nadine P (2017. ) Age-related changes in mastication are not improved by tongue exercise in a rat model.The Laryngoscope, , 127 (1 ) ,E29-E34 More Information

Glass, Tiffany J; Figueroa, Joanie E; Russell, John A; Krekeler, Brittany N; Connor, Nadine P (2021. ) Progressive Protrusive Tongue Exercise Does Not Alter Aging Effects in Retrusive Tongue Muscles.Frontiers in physiology, , 12 ,740876 More Information

Krekeler, Brittany N; Hou, Jiancheng; Nair, Veena A; Prabhakaran, Vivek; Rusche, Nicole; Rogus-Pulia, Nicole; Robbins, JoAnne (2022. ) Alterations in white matter microstructural properties after lingual strength exercise in patients with dysphagia.Neuroreport, , 33 (9 ) ,392-398 More Information

Contact Information

Academic - Medical Science Building
231 Albert Sabin Way
Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-227-2759