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Associate Professor and Clinical Educator
Communication Disorders and Sciences
College of Health Sciences
600 S. Paulina St.
Armour Academic Center
Ste. 1016B
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 942-9787
(312) 942-7211
MA, Speech Pathology, Northern Illinois University
Who's Who Among Students in American
Universities & Colleges

BS, Speech and Hearing Therapy, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
Phi Beta Kappa
Expertise and Research Interests

Changes in speech/voice/swallowing after treatment for head and neck cancer

Assessment of swallowing therapy

Awards & Honors

11th ACE Award for continuing education

Board Recognized Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders, 2007

Dysphagia Track Chair for Illinois State Speech Pathology Convention 2008 and 2009

Member, Editorial board for ASHA SID 13 Perspectives, 2006-2008

Selected Publications

Bacon, M. (2011). Speech, voice, and swallowing problems: The speech pathologist's role. In M. Hass, & D. McBride (Eds.), Managing the oral effects of treatment: Diagnosis to survivorship. Pittsburg, PA: Oncology Nursing Society Publishing.

Logemann, J., Rademaker, A., Pauloski, B.,Antinoja, J., Bacon, M., Bernstein, M., Gaziano, J., Grande, B., Kelchner, L., Kelly, A., Klaben, B., Lundy, D., Newman, L., Santa, D.,Stachoiwiak, L.,Stangl-McBreen, C., Atkinson, C., Bassani, H., Czapla, M., Farquharson, J., Larsen, K., Lewis, V.,Logan, H., Nitscke, T., Veis, S. (2008). What information do clinicians use in recommending oral vs. non-oral feeding in oropharyngeal dysphagic patients? Dysphagia, 23 , 378-384.

Bacon, M., Klor, B., Cook, B., Combat Pass Fail Reporting After Completing Diagnostic Swallowing Evaluations, ADVANCE for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists, 16, January 2006, 10, 50.

Klor,B., Bacon,M., Cook, B., and Milianti, F., Hines Functional Dysphagia Scale, PRO-ED, 2005.

Elpern, E., Okonek, M., Bacon, M., Gerstung, C., Skrzynski, M., Effect of Passy-Muir Tracheostomy Speaking Valve on Pulmonary Aspiration in Adults, Heart and Lung, 29, July/August, 2000, 287-293.

Bacon, M., Bowman, J., Dysphagia and Cancer, ADVANCE for Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists, 7, 1997, 5, 50.

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