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Brittany N. Krekeler, PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical

Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery | College of Medicine

Education/Credentials
  • PhD: University of Wisconsin-Madison (Communication Sciences and Disorders)
  • MS : University of Wisconsin-Madison (Communication Sciences and Disorders)
  • BS: Miami University (Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology)
Specialties

Speech Pathology

Contact Information

Clinical Interests

Speech Pathology

Otolaryngology

Peer Reviewed Publications

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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