Susan E Langmore, PhD
Emeritus Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

PhD, Northwestern University
MA, Stanford University

Dr. Langmore is Emeritus Professor of Otolaryngology at Boston University School of Medicine. She is a clinician, teacher, and researcher. She has worked as a speech pathologist her entire career, and has worked extensively in aphasia, dysarthria, and dysphagia. She has worked in acute care, ICU, rehab, and outpatient settings, and with patients who have neurologic diseases, pulmonary conditions, and head and neck cancer. Dr. Langmore has made many significant contributions to the field of Speech Language Pathology, starting with the development of the FEES procedure in the 1980's.
She has altered the medical field's perception and management of aspiration pneumonia with her research in the 1990's, and has recently completed a multi-center NIH funded clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of electrical stimulation for dysphagia in head and neck cancer patients. Dr. Langmore was awarded the ASHA Fellowship in 1998 and then ASHA Honors in 2012, and currently serves as the president of the Dysphagia Research Society (DRS). She has served on NIH review committees and is a reviewer or editor of a dozen medical journals.

Ongoing Research Support

5RO1CA120950-02 Langmore (PI) 6/26/2007- 5/30/2012
Efficacy of Electrical Stimulation for Dysphagia in Head & Neck Cancer Patients
Role: Principal Investigator
This multi-institutional clinical trial will compare electrical stimulation plus aggressive swallowing exercise to sham electrical stimulation with aggressive swallow exercise to determine the efficacy of e-stim in treating dysphagia in patients who have received radiation therapy for head and neck cancer.

As outgrowths of this research, I am collaborating with several faculty here at BMC to determine how we can best predict and prevent dysphagia in patients undergoing treatment for head & neck cancer.

Boston University
Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research

Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation for Swallowing Recovery After Dysphagic Stroke
06/01/2016 - 05/31/2019 (Subcontract PI)
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Inc NIH NIDCD

Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation for Swallowing Recovery After Dysphagic Stroke
06/14/2013 - 05/31/2017 (Subcontract PI)
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Inc NIH NIDCD

PRO-ACTIVE: Comparing the Effectiveness of PROphyIACTic swallow InterVEntion for patients…
01/30/2018 - 01/31/2023 (PI)
University of Toronto PCORI

Aspiration in ARF Survivors
09/28/2015 - 07/31/2018 (PI)
Regents of the University of Colorado NIH-NINR

Implementation of oral care in ICU Settings
06/01/2012 - 08/31/2013 (PI)
Sage Products, Inc.

Efficacy of Electrical Stimulation for Dysphagia in Head & Neck Cancer Patients
07/01/2007 - 05/31/2013 (PI)
5R01 CA120950-05


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  1. Langmore SE, Krisciunas GP, Warner H, White SD, Dvorkin D, Fink D, McNally E, Scheel R, Higgins C, Levitt JE, McKeehan J, Deane S, Siner JM, Vojnik R, Moss M. Abnormalities of Aspiration and Swallowing Function in Survivors of Acute Respiratory Failure. Dysphagia. 2020 Nov 06.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33156398
  2. Krisciunas GP, Langmore SE, Gomez-Taborda S, Fink D, Levitt JE, McKeehan J, McNally E, Scheel R, Rubio AC, Siner JM, Vojnik R, Warner H, White SD, Moss M. The Association Between Endotracheal Tube Size and Aspiration (During Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing) in Acute Respiratory Failure Survivors. Crit Care Med. 2020 Nov; 48(11):1604-1611.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32804785
  3. Vergara J, Skoretz SA, Brodsky MB, Miles A, Langmore SE, Wallace S, Seedat J, Starmer HM, Bolton L, Clavé P, Freitas SV, Bogaardt H, Matsuo K, de Souza CM, Mourão LF. Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Dysphagia in Patients Infected With SARS-CoV-2: A Review of the Literature and International Guidelines. Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2020 11 12; 29(4):2242-2253. PMID: 32960646
  4. Marchina S, Pisegna JM, Massaro JM, Langmore SE, McVey C, Wang J, Kumar S. Transcranial direct current stimulation for post-stroke dysphagia: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. J Neurol. 2021 Jan; 268(1):293-304.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32797300
  5. Moss M, White SD, Warner H, Dvorkin D, Fink D, Gomez-Taborda S, Higgins C, Krisciunas GP, Levitt JE, McKeehan J, McNally E, Rubio A, Scheel R, Siner JM, Vojnik R, Langmore SE. Development of an Accurate Bedside Swallowing Evaluation Decision Tree Algorithm for Detecting Aspiration in Acute Respiratory Failure Survivors. Chest. 2020 Nov; 158(5):1923-1933.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32721404
  6. Miles A, Connor NP, Desai RV, Jadcherla S, Allen J, Brodsky M, Garand KL, Malandraki GA, McCulloch TM, Moss M, Murray J, Pulia M, Riquelme LF, Langmore SE. Dysphagia Care Across the Continuum: A Multidisciplinary Dysphagia Research Society Taskforce Report of Service-Delivery During the COVID-19 Global Pandemic. Dysphagia. 2020 Jul 11. PMID: 32654059
  7. Miller CK, Schroeder JW, Langmore S. Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing Across the Age Spectrum. Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2020 07 10; 29(2S):967-978. PMID: 32650653
  8. Pisegna JM, Langmore SE, Meyer TK, Pauloski B. Swallowing Patterns in the HNC Population: Timing of Penetration-Aspiration Events and Residue. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 Dec; 163(6):1232-1239.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32633196
  9. Kim K, Pisegna JM, Kennedy S, Langmore S. Measuring Vallecular Volume on Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing: A Proof of Concept Study. Dysphagia. 2021 Feb; 36(1):96-107.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32303907
  10. Pisegna JM, Kaneoka A, Coster WJ, Leonard R, Langmore SE. Residue Ratings on FEES: Trends for Clinical Application of Residue Measurement. Dysphagia. 2020 10; 35(5):834-842.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31912241
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