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Justine J. Allen, MS, SLP

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Justine J. Allen, MS, SLP



  • Speech-Language Pathology



Clinical Areas

Neurogenic and neurodegenerative swallowing, voice, and communication disorders in adults.

Head and neck cancer speech and swallowing rehabilitation.

Swallowing and swallowing disorders.

Voice and voice disorders.



  • Speech-Language Pathologist

Research Interests

Swallowing, voice and communication evaluation and treatment secondary to neurogenic disorders and neurodegenerative disease. 

Evaluation and treatment of oropharyngeal dysphagia in head and neck cancer. 

Inclusion strategies for multicultural and diverse populations. 



2015 Clinical Fellowhip
University of Miami Hospital / Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
2014 M.S.
Columbia University
2011 B.S.
University of Florida


Justine J. Allen, M.S., CCC-SLP, is a Speech Language Pathologist in the Department of Otolaryngology. She earned her M.S. in Biobehavioral Science, Speech-Language Pathology from Columbia University.  She holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. 

She specializes in the evaluation and treatment of oropharyngeal swallowing, voice and communication disorders as the result of neurogenic disorders and neurodegenerative disease, as well as head and neck cancer speech and swallowing restoration. She is proficient in conducting videofluoroscopic swallow studies (modified barium swallow studies) and fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing. 

She serves as a multidisciplinary team member at the UM Kessenich Family ALS Center and is actively involved in volunteer work with the American Cancer Society (ACS).



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