School of Communication Faculty
Instructor, pacticum supervisor, Mr. Gramigna has been teaching the Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders course since 1997. He also functions as a clinical expert in Speech Pathology at the VA Boston Healthcare System and is presently the Lead Speech Pathologist.
He coordinates all aspects of the Speech Pathology program there including Emerson College and other graduate student placements at that facility. He has participated in and shares research interest in neurogenic communication and swallowing disorders in adults. He emphasizes evidence-based practice in clinical work. He has contributed to two multi-center randomized clinical trials funded through NIH, has presented at annual meetings of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the Dysphagia Research Society and the Radiological Society of North America. He authored or co-authored articles on swallowing disorders assessment and treatment for Radiographics, GImotility online, Nature publishing, Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, Annals of Internal Medicine, Dysphagia and the Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology.