Donna Scarborough, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Donna ScarboroughEducation

Doctorate of Philosophy in Speech Pathology, University of Cincinnati, 2002

Master of Science, University of Louisville, 1993

Bachelor of Science, University of Illinois, 1991

Professional Recognition and Affiliation

Member of American Speech Language Hearing Association (1993-present)

Member of Ohio Speech-Language Hearing Association (1996-present)

Member of Kentucky Speech Language Hearing Association (1997-present)

Full Member of Dysphagia Research Society (2006-present)

Board Certified Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders, pediatric clinical specialist, (2011-present)



Selected Publications

Langmore, S.E., Scarborough, D.R., Kelchner, L.N., Swigert, N.B., Murray, J., Reece, S., Harrigan, L.C., Cavanaugh, T., Scheel, R., Gosa, M.M., & Rule, D. (2022) Tutorial on clinical practice for use of the fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES) procedure with adult populations: Part 1. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 31, 163-187.

Bailey-Van Kuren, M. & Scarborough, D.R. (2021). Modeling of a controlled flow cup for improved transitional drinking development in children.Journal of Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies Engineering (RATE), 8,1-15.

Olszewski, A.J., Scarborough, D.R., & Szumlas, G. (2021). The intersection of education and healthcare: Supporting children with chronic health conditions. Health Behavior and Policy Review,8(2), 184-193. DOI:

Visconti, A**. Hayes, E.**Ealy, K.**, &  Scarborough, D.R. (2021), A Systematic Review: The Effects of Frenotomy on Breastfeeding and Speech in Children with Ankyloglossia. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, pp. 349-358 (online pub)

Budhan, J.**, Scarborough, D.R., Bailey-Van Kuren (2019). The Impact of a Novel Gaming Reinforcement System on Oral Intake Outcomes in Pediatric Feeding Therapy: A Single Case Study, American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 28(2):394-407. doi: 10.1044/2018_AJSLP-18-0120.

Creech TN**, Bailey-Van Kuren M, Sparks J, Becker SB*, Kou RSN*, Wnek OC*, Scarborough D.R. (2019), A Comparison of Measurements of a Pediatric Supplement. Dysphagia, 34(2):269-270. doi: 10.1007/s00455-018-9939-y

Scarborough, D.R., Brink, K**, Bailey Van Kuren (2018) Open-cup drinking development: A review of the literature, Dysphagia 33(3) 293-302.DOI: 10.1007/s00455-017-9871-6.