Joan C. Arvedson, PhD, BC-NCD, BRS-S is Program Coordinator of Feeding and Swallowing Services at the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. She is clinical professor in the Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin. She is a board recognized specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders. Dr Arvedson received her BS, MS, and PhD degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
She has two books in publication: Pediatric Swallowing and Feeding: Assessment and Management (with L. Brodsky, MD) and Pediatric Videofluoroscopic Swallow Studies: A Professional Manual with Caregiver Guidelines (with M. Lefton-Greif, PhD).
She has given workshops and seminars on the topic of swallowing and feeding disorders in infants and children throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and South America. Her patient care, teaching, and research are focused in these areas.