Speaker Profile

Cathy Shonley, CCC-SLP
Mayo Clinic

Speaker Bio

Catherine A. Shonley, MA, CCC-SLP, is an Allied Health Speech-Language Pathologist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. She earned her BA in communication sciences and disorders from Northwestern University in 2008, followed by her MA in speech-language-hearing sciences from The University of Minnesota in 2010. She was then fortunate enough to return to her hometown to complete her clinical fellowship at Mayo Clinic and has enjoyed the varied patient population and invaluable mentorship of her colleagues there ever since. She works primarily with adults in the inpatient and outpatient settings with a focus on assessing and treating dysphagia arising from neurologic injury and illness, head and neck cancer, and other etiologies.

Speaker Events

We will present recommendations for multidisciplinary care for MSA and show how this has been done in other neurologic disorders. Different specialists will discuss their role in caring for patients with MSA. Introduction & the Neurologist’s Role in an MSA Care team Rehabilitation Approaches in an MSA Care team The disciplines of PT/OT and PMR overlap and rely on one another and function as a team to provide nonpharmacologic treatment and management options for individuals with MSA. The information I present today will illustrate our experiences of common patient encounters that happen in our offices and therapy gyms. We know that you are all at different phases of living with this disease, we hope you will find it helpful to be aware of the scope of our practices as a...

2021-10-02 Live Sessions