Welcome to the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Dr. Taeok Park

Assistant Professor
  • CURRENT COURSES
  • CSD 155.Sec 001 Anatomy And Physiology Of The Speech And Hearing Mechanism
  • CSD 155.Sec 002 Anatomy And Physiology Of The Speech And Hearing Mechanism
  • CSD 155.Sec 003 Anatomy And Physiology Of The Speech And Hearing Mechanism
  • CSD 420.Sec 001 Feeding and Swallowing Disorders in Infants and Children
  • CSD 299.Sec 011 Independent Honor Study
  • CSD 287.Sec 010 Independent Study
  • CSD 400.Sec 007 Independent Study
  • CSD 210.Sec 001 Neurobasis Of Speech, Language, And Hearing
  • CSD 210.Sec 002 Neurobasis Of Speech, Language, And Hearing
  • CSD 291.Sec 001 Undergraduate Teaching Experience In Comm Sciences Disorders
  • TEACHING INTERESTS
  • Anatomy and physiology of speech and language, medical speech pathology, dysphagia, neurosciences, motor speech disorders
  • RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Physiological characteristics of normal and disordered swallowing, developing intervention strategies for dysphagia rehabilitation, prevention approach of swallowing disorder in older individuals
  • Ph D Communication Sciences and Disorders / Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders - 2015
  • Ohio University
  • Athens, Ohio
  • Dissertation/Thesis topic: Effects of oropharyngeal strengthening exercise on tongue strength, submental muscle activity, and quality of life in a healthy elderly population
  • MS Speech-Language Pathology - 2009
  • Hallym University
  • Chuncheon, South Korea
  • Dissertation/Thesis topic: Initiation and duration of laryngeal closure during the pharyngeal swallowing in patients post-stroke
  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • Park, T., Kim, Y., & Oh, B. M. (2017). Laryngeal closure during swallowing in stroke survivors with cortical or subcortical lesion. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, 26(8), 1766-1772.

  • Mary, C. R., Park, T., McCullough, G. H., & Kim, Y. (2016). The speed of the hyoid excursion in normal swallowing. Clinical Archives of Communication Disorders, 1(1), 30-35.

  • Park, T., & Kim, Y. (2016). Effects of tongue pressing effortful swallow in older healthy individuals. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 66, 127-133.

  • Han, H., Shin, G., Jun, A., Park, T., Ko, D., Choi, E., & Kim, Y. (2016). The relation between the presence of aspiration or penetration and the clinical and pharyngeal indicator of dysphagia in poststroke survivors. Annals of Rehabilitation Medicine, 40(1), 88-94.

  • Kim, Y., Park, T., Oommen, E., & McCullough, G. H. (2015). Upper esophageal sphincter opening during the swallow in stroke survivors. American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 94(9), 734-739.

  • Trent, A., Park, T., Oommen, E., & Kim, Y. (2014). The effects of bolus consistencies on the swallowing safety in poststroke patients. Communication Sciences and Disorders, 19(2), 249-255.

  • Park, T., Kim, Y., & McCullough, G. H. (2013). Oropharyngeal transition of the bolus in post-stroke patients. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 92(4), 320-327.

  • Chapman, L. R., Hassan, F. H., Modayil, M., Oommen, E., Park, T., & Horner, J. (2013). Responsible conduct of research: For students, by students. Contemporary Issues Communication Sciences and Disorders, 40, 15-30.

  • Park, T., Kim, Y., Ko, D., & McCullough, G. H. (2010). Initiation and duration of laryngeal closure during the pharyngeal swallowing in post-stroke patients. Dysphagia, 25(3), 177-182.

  • PRESENTATIONS
  • FUNDED GRANTS
  • Pre-tenure Faculty Initiative Grant

  • New Faculty Investigator Grant

  • Seed Grants for New SoTL Scholars
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  • 2017
  • Professor of the Year
  • Student Speech and Hearing Association
  • 2017
  • Ph.D. Scholarship
  • Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • 2015
  • Editor’s Award for Contemporary Issues in Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • 2013
  • Minority Student Leadership Program (MSLP)
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • 2013
  • Student Research Travel Award
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • 2013