JoAnne Robbins Earns Award from Wisconsin Speech and Hearing Association
JoAnne Robbins, PhD, professor of medicine in the gastrenterology division at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison, has received the 2012 Frank R. Kleffner Lifetime Clinical Career Award from the Wisconsin Speech and Hearing Association.
The Kleffner Award is intended for an individual who has made outstanding contributions to clinical science and practice in communication science and disorders over a 20-year or longer period.
The award committee commented that, "The contributions Dr. Robbins has made to the practice and study of swallowing and swallowing disorders are remarkable. She has certainly distinguished herself in her dedication to the profession and has contributed substantially in the area of clinical dysphagia practice."
Robbins has affiliate professor appointments in the departments of radiology, nutritional sciences and biomedical engineering.
Date Published: 01/25/2012