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Meet the Makers: Phagenesis®

Featuring: Cari Manypenny, M.S., CCC-SLP

Originally Broadcast May 17, 2023

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Join us for our Meet the Makers Series for a chance to hear directly from dysphagia industry leaders on products that can help manage and treat swallowing disorders.

These one-hour webinars will include a 30 minute product presentation, followed by up to 30 minutes of interactive Q&A where you will have a chance to ask all of your questions.

These presentations are geared towards people living with dysphagia and their loved ones. Healthcare professionals that treat people with dysphagia are also welcome to attend.

As with all of our online learning events, registration is free!

Please note: The NFOSD is a nonprofit patient advocacy organization. We do not endorse specific products, treatments, or brands. The NFOSD does not provide person-specific medical advice or treatment recommendations. This presentation is for informational purposes only, and does not intend to substitute professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Never modify your treatment plan without consulting with your healthcare team. If you need assistance identifying a swallowing disorder specialist, please contact us at

Meet the Presenter

Cari Manypenny, M.S., CCC-SLP: Cari is a dedicated member of the Phagenesis team for over five years. With her extensive experience serving patients as a medical speech-language pathologist, Cari has been instrumental in leading various global clinical education initiatives and supporting international clinical research trials for Phagenesis. She has presented on the topic of dysphagia at the national level, is a multi-year recipient of the ASHA ACE Award and member of the Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders SIG13 Group. Committed to enhancing patient care, Cari strives to provide clinicians with new, evidence-based tools to improve the lives of people with dysphagia. Her passion for making a positive impact in this population is reflected in her dedication to advancing dysphagia management globally.

Alyssa Cook, M.A. CCC-SLP, Phagenesis US Clinical Specialist will also be present and available to answer your questions alongside Cari. 

The NFOSD TAD Talk Webinar Series is funded by an unrestricted educational grant provided by Bracco Diagnostics.