Hanneke Kalf (Netherlands) Comprehensive Care committee
   Hanneke Kalf is a speech-language pathologist and assistant professor at the department of Rehabilitation of the Radboud university medical center in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. She got her diploma in speech-language therapy in 1982 at the University of Applied Sciences in Utrecht, her master’s degree in clinical epidemiology from the University of Amsterdam in 2005 and earned her PhD in 2011 at the Radboud University in Nijmegen with her thesis 'Drooling and dysphagia in Parkinson's disease'. She combines clinical work with research projects, supervision of PhD candidates and development of postgraduate education. She is specialized in the assessment and treatment of dysarthria and oropharyngeal dysphagia in adults, in particular in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Through the years, her specific expertise made her an appreciated invited speaker at international congresses. Since 2006 she is involved in ParkinsonNet, the Dutch model for multidisciplinary care for people with Parkinson’s disease. Currently, she is also the co-chair of the Health Professionals (Non-Physicians) Special Interest Group of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorders Society.
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