Abstract



In this 60 minute virtual workshop, Dr. Dodrill, presents about what NICU families can expect when having a child who has pediatric feeding disorder. This workshop is for families who have children with pediatric feeding disorder and the healthcare professionals who care for them.

Speaker Credentials


Pamela Dodrill, PhD, SLP is a clinical Specialist in the Feeding & Developmental Therapy, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston. She has more than 15 years of experience working with infants with feeding difficulties and dysphagia. Before relocating to Boston, Dr. Dodrill worked at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Brisbane, Australia for over a decade, during which time she managed both inpatient and outpatient feeding caseloads. She completed her PhD in the area of infant feeding difficulties through the Children’s Nutrition Research Centre in Brisbane, and continues to conduct research in the area of infant and childhood feeding disorders and their management. Dr. Dodrill has a number of publications in this area, regularly presents at international scientific conferences, and teaches courses and workshops on managing pediatric feeding problems for students and practicing health professionals.