Martin B. Brodsky is an assistant professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and a member of the Outcomes After Critical Illness and Surgery (OACIS) Group, a multidisciplinary clinical and research group dedicated to understanding and improving patient outcomes after critical illness and surgery, at Johns Hopkins University. He earned his PhD at the University of Pittsburgh and his Master’s degree (ScM) in Clinical Investigation at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health with a Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Scholars Award (KL2 Mentored Careeer Development Award).
Dr. Brodsky is a researcher, international lecturer, and clinician with more than 20 years of continuous medical speech-language pathology experience. His peer-reviewed research publications and book chapters focus on swallowing and swallowing disorders. Dr. Brodsky’s research is funded by the National Institutes of Health, studying the effects of critical illness and critical care medicine on swallowing and its long-term outcomes. He is a former member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s 3-year Task Force on Post Intensive Care Syndrome, a frequent reviewer for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and scientific journals, and a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Dysphagia Research Society, and the American Psychological Association.
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