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Christina Bratlund, PhD
Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders
School of Allied Health Professions
Member, Allied Health Studies, SAHP, Faculty of Graduate Studies
Work History 
Assistant Profesor (July 2012)
Loma Linda University

Teach graduate and undergraduate courses, develop voice and swallow clinic for students, supervise student clinicians, research in voice and dysphagia, and participate in faculty and committee meetings

Assistant Professor (July 2009 - June 2012)
Central Michigan University 

Graduate Courses Taught: Adult and Pediatric Dysphagia, Voice Disorders

Undergraduate Courses Taught: Clinical Methods, Diagnostics, Transcription Phonetics

Supervised clinic for a variety of both pediatric and adult speech & language disorders.

Research focus: Quality of life in dysphagia

Doctoral Candidate, Instructor (July 2006 - May 2009)
James Madison University

Completed doctoral degree in the areas of dysphagia and voice disorders.

Graduate course taught: Adult Language Disorders

Undergraduate courses taught: Introduction to Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Speech & Language disorders in the Classroom

Supervised clinic for a variety of childhood speech and language disorders

Research focus: quality of life in dysphagia, naturally thick liquids

Assistant Professor (July 2005 - June 2006)
Loma Linda University

Undergraduate Courses Taught: Clinical Methods, Transcription Phonetics, Beginning Sign Langauge, Child Language Disorders

Supervised clinic at SAC Norton for a variety of childhood speech and language disorders.

Speech-Language Pathologist (April 2002 - June 2005)
AmeriCorp Speech and Hearing

Evaluation for inpatient adults in the areas of dysphagia, language, voice, and cognition. Diagnosis and treatment for outpatient pediatrics through geriatrics in all areas of speech, language, and cognition. 

Placement: Kaiser Permanente, Riverside

Speech-Language Pathology, Clinical Fellow (July 2001 - March 2002)
Evergreen Ancillary 

Evaluation and treatment of dysphagia, language (including AAC), cognition, and voice in a skilled nursing facility.