Joan C. Arvedson, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, ASHA Fellow

Joan Arvedson, Feeding Matters' Medical Professional Council


Credentials: Coordinator, Feeding and Swallowing Services, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin

Dr. Arvedson is Program Coordinator of Feeding and Swallowing Services at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is Clinical Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Arvedson received her BS, MS, and PhD degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has three books in publication: Interpretation of Videofluoroscopic Swallow Studies of Infants and Children: A Study Guide to Improve Diagnostic Skills and Treatment Planning, 2007; Pediatric Swallowing and Feeding: Assessment and Management, 2nd edition, 2002 (with L. Brodsky, MD) and Pediatric Videofluoroscopic Swallow Studies: A Professional Manual with Caregiver Guidelines, 1998 (with M. Lefton-Greif, PhD). She has given many presentations on swallowing and feeding disorders in infants and children throughout the world. Patient care, teaching, and research endeavors are focused in these areas. Dr. Arvedson is an ASHA Fellow.