Faculty Associates

Georgia A. Malandraki

Contact Information
Email: malandraki@purdue.edu
Office: LYLE 3152 Map
Phone: 765-496-0206
Homepage: Homepage
Associate Professor, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

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PhD University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Speech and Hearing Science 2008

Research Interests

Swallowing physiology and neurophysiology across the lifespan; Treatment efficacy and telehealth

Teaching Interests

Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism, Dysphagia, Neuroimaging, Telehealth


2019 - NIH-NIBIB
2018 - Ralph W. and Grace M. Showalter Trust
2017 - NIH-NIDCD
2016 - Purdue Institute for Integrative Neuroscience
2014 - Purdue College of Health and Human Sciences

Selected Publications

Hemsley, B., Steel, J., Sheppard, J.J., Malandraki, G.A., Bryant, L,. & Balandin, S. (accepted). Dying for a Meal: An Integrative review of Characteristics of Choking Incidents and Recommendations to Prevent Fatal and Non-Fatal Choking Across Populations. American Journal of Speech Language Pathology.

Fujiki, R.B., Oliver, A., Bauer Malandraki, J., Wetzel, D., Craig, B.A., & Malandraki, G.A. (in press). The Recline and the Head Lift Exercises: A Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Biomechanical Swallowing Outcomes and Perceived Effort in Healthy Older Adults. Journal of Speech, Language, & Hearing Research. Epub ahead of print.

Fujiki, R.B., Oliver, A., Sivasankar, M.P., & Malandraki, G.A. (in press). Secondary Voice Outcomes of a Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Two Head/Neck Strengthening Exercises: A Brief Report. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research. Epub ahead of print.

Sejdic, E., Malandraki, G.A., Coyle, J. (2019). Computational deglutition: Signal and image processing methods to understand swallowing and associated disorders. IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, 36(1), 138-146.

Mishra, A., Malandraki, G.A., Sheppard, J.J., Gordon, A.M., Levy, E. S., & Troche, M.S. (2018). Airway protective behaviors and clinical swallow function in children with spastic cerebral controls. Dysphagia. Epub ahead of print.

Mishra A., Sheppard, J.J., Kantarcigil, C., Gordon, A.M., & Malandraki, G.A. (2018). Novel mealtime duration measures: Reliability and preliminary associations with clinical feeding and swallowing performance in self-feeding children with cerebral palsy. American Journal of Speech Language Pathology, 27(1), 99-107.

Georgopoulos, V.C., Perdikogianni, M., Mouskenteri, M., Psychogiou L., Oiconomou M., Malandraki, G.A. (2018). Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the SWAL-QOL questionnaire in Greek. Dysphagia, 33(1), 91-99.

Mourao, L.F., Friel, K., Sheppard, J.J., Kuo, H.S., Luchesi, K., Gordon, A.M., & Malandraki, G.A. (2017). The role of the corpus callosum in pediatric dysphagia: preliminary findings from a Diffusion Tensor Imaging study in children with unilateral spastic cerebral palsy. Dysphagia, 32(5), 703-713.

Rajappa, A.T., Soriano, K., Zeimer, C., Troche, M.S., Bauer Malandraki, J., & Malandraki, G.A. (2017). Reduced maximum pitch elevation predicts silent aspiration of small liquid volumes in stroke patients. Frontiers in Neurology (Stroke), 8, 436. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2017.00436.

Sheppard, J.J., Malandraki, G.A., Hemsley, B., Troche, M., Balandin, S., Hochman, R., Pifer, P., Cuff, J., & Mishra, A. (2017). Validation of the Choking Risk Assessment and Pneumonia Risk Assessment for adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD). Research in Developmental Disabilities, 69, 61-76.

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