Steven B. Leder, PhD, CCC (SLP)

Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology)

Departments & Organizations

Surgery: Otolaryngology: Speech & Swallow Program

Office of Student Research

Program for Biomedical Ethics

Yale Medical Group

Office of Cooperative Research

Biography

Steven B. Leder, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Professor, Dept. of Surgery, Section of Otolaryngology, received his doctorate in speech-language pathology from the University of Conntecticut in 1983. Dr. Leder was the research speech-language pathologist on the first single-channel cochlear implant project in the nation at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, West Haven, CT from 1983-1986. He then worked at Yale-New Haven Hospital before accepting an academic appointment at Yale University School of Medicine in 1991. Dr. Leder published extensively in the areas of dysphagia diagnostics and rehabilitation, head and neck cancer, voice restoration with tracheoesophageal prostheses, and patients with tracheotomy and ventilator dependency.

Education & Training

PhD University of Connecticut (1983)
MA University of Maryland (1976)
Graduate Teaching Assistant University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Teaching Assistant University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Board Certification American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Speech Language Pathology (1977)

Honors & Recognition

  • Distinguished Alumnus Award University of Connecticut, Speech, Language, Hearing Department (2013)

  • Ohse Research Award, Yale University School of Medicine, Dept.of Surgery (2010)

  • OHSE Research AwardYale University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery (2001), (2002)

  • Fellow American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (1999)

  • OHSE Research AwardYale University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery (1994), (1995)

Professional Service

  • President Dysphagia Research Society (2010 - 2011)

  • Editorial Board The journal: Dysphagia (2001 - 2016)

International Activity

  • Key Note Address Leiden, Netherlands (2011 - 2011)

  • Conference sponsored by the Special Interest Group in Adult Acquired Dysphagia (SIGAAD) London, United Kingdom (2007 - 2007)

    Conference sponsored by the Special Interest Group in Adult Acquired Dysphagia (SIGAAD)

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