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Julie Regan
Assistant Professor, Clin Speech & Language Studies

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

C. Kenny, J. Regan, D. Walsh, PSYCHOMETRIC PROPERTIES OF SCREENING AND EVALUATION TOOLS FOR ORO-PHARYNGEAL DYSPHAGIA IN ADULTS WITH CANCER OUTSIDE OF THE UPPER GI TRACT: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW, Dysphagia, European Society of Swallowing Disorders, Milan, October 2016, Springer, 2017 Published Abstract, 2017 DOI

R. Byrne, Nina Sivan, F. Duignan, D. Berry , J. Regan, DEVELOPMENT OF A NEW OBJECTIVE MEASUREMENT DEVICE TO EVALUATE HYOLARYNGEAL EXCURSION DURING SWALLOWING AT THE BEDSIDE, Dysphagia, European Society of Swallowing Disorders, Milan, October 2016, Springer, 2017 Published Abstract, 2017 DOI

J. Regan, L. Brogan, L. Kiefer, B. McArdle, A. Prickladnicki, N. Sivan, A. Zarkada, OESOPHAGEAL SCREENING DURING VIDEOFLUOROSCOPY: A PROSPECTIVE CLINICAL AUDIT OF CURRENT SLT PRACTICE, Dysphagia, European Society of Swallowing Disorders, Milan, October 2016, Springer, 2017 Published Abstract, 2017 DOI

Teresa Wiesinger , M.B. McArdle , O. Ekberg , J. Regan, OESOPHAGEAL SCREENING DURING VIDEOFLUOROSCOPY: CURRENT SLT PRACTICES, Dysphagia, European Society of Swallowing Disorders, Milan, October 2016, 2017 Published Abstract, 2017 DOI

Regan, J. Lawson, S. De Aguiar, V., EAT-10 dysphagia rating scale predicts aspiration in adults with respiratory disease, Dysphagia, European Society of Swallowing Disorders., Milan, October 2016, Springer, 2017 Conference Paper, 2017 DOI

Zarkada, A., Regan, J., Inter-Rater Reliability of the Dysphagia Outcome Severity Scale., Dysphagia, European Society of Swallowing Disorders, Milan, October 2016, 2017 Conference Paper, 2017

Walshe M, Regan J, Looking for Evidence: Rehabilitation Management based on FEES and VFS, 6th ESSD Congress, Milan, Italy, 12th October, 2016, European Society for Swallowing Disorders Invited Talk, 2016

Walshe M, Regan J, Conducting a Cochrane Systematic Review of Interventions, HSCP - HSE Annual Conference, Dublin , 16th November , 2016, HSE Invited Talk, 2016

E Holmes, C Kenny, M Samuel, J Regan, J O'Rourke, C McCoubrey, The role of Speech and Language Therapy in Assessing and Managing Pharyngo-esophageal Diverticula, Irish Medical Journal, accpeted 2015, 2016 Journal Article, 2016

J Regan, M Murphy, D McNamara , Can dysphagia referrals to acute gastroenterology service be diverted to a dysphagia evaluation clinic? , IRISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, Irish Gastroenterology Society Summer Meeting , Kilashee House Hotel, Kildare, June 12-13th 2014, 184, (236), GRAYS INN RD, 6TH FLOOR, LONDON WC1X 8HL, ENGLAND: SPRINGER LONDON LTD, 2015., 2015, pp84 - 84 Published Abstract, 2015

Regan, J. , Role of the Functional Lumen Imaging Profile in Dysphagia evaluation, 13th OESO Conference, Monte Carlo, September , 2015 Invited Talk, 2015

S. Lawson, J. Keane, J. Regan, Is Our New Fees Service in an Acute Hospital Setting Changing, Dysphagia, 4th European Society for Swallowing Disorders, Belgium, 23-25 October 2014, 30, Springer, 2015, pp213 - 271 Published Abstract, 2015 DOI

J. Keane, S. Lawson & J. Regan, There is a Significant Association Between Airway Protection, Dysphagia, European Society of Swallowing Disorders, Belgium, 23rd-25tOctober 2014, 30, Springer, 2015, pp213 - 271 Published Abstract, 2015 DOI

Lottrup, Christian, Hans Gregersen, Donghua Liao, Lotte Fynne, Jens Brøndum Frøkjær, Klaus Krogh, Julie Regan, Peter Kunwald, and Barry P. McMahon, Functional lumen imaging of the gastrointestinal tract, Journal of Gastroenterology, 2015, p1 - 12 Journal Article, 2015

Regan J, Walshe M, Timon C, McMahon B, Endoflip: Evaluation of pharyngo-oesophageal segment tone and swallowing in a clinical population: A total laryngectomy series. , Clinical Otolaryngology, 40, (2), 2015, p121 - 129 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

J Regan, S Lawson, B Hall, G Holleran, M Murphy, B McMahon, D McNamara, Transnasal gastroscopy: a faster procedure and better tolerated than standard endoscopy in a feasibility, safety and acceptability comparative study, Irish Journal of Medical Science, Irish Society of Gastroenterology Summer Meeting, June 2014, 184, (s90), GRAYS INN RD, 6TH FLOOR, LONDON WC1X 8HL, ENGLAND: SPRINGER LONDON LTD, 2015, 2015, pps90 - s91 Published Abstract, 2015

Lawson, S, Hall, B, Holleran, G, Murphy, M, Regan, J, McMahon, B, McNamara, D, TRANSNASAL GASTROSCOPY: WILL IT WORK?, Dysphagia, Dysphagia Research Society Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, 5-8th March 2014, (29), 2014, pp766- Published Abstract, 2014 DOI

Regan J, Murphy A, Chiang M, McMahon BP, Coughlan T, Walshe M., Botulinum toxin for upper oesophageal sphincter dysfunction in neurological swallowing disorders. , Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews , ( Issue 5. ), 2014 Journal Article, 2014 TARA - Full Text

Regan, J. , New Measures of Upper Oesophageal Sphincter Distensibility, European Society of Swallowing Disorders (ESSD) Congress, Brussels, October , 2014 Invited Talk, 2014

Regan J, Walshe M, Rommel N, & McMahon B, Non radiological measurement of extent and duration of UES opening during swallowing , Dysphagia , European Society of Swallowing Disorders Congress, Barcelona, Spain, 26-27th October 2012, 28, 2013, pp292 Conference Paper, 2013 DOI

Regan J, Walshe M, Rommel N, Tack J, McMahon BP, New measures of upper esophageal sphincter distensibility and opening patterns during swallowing in healthy subjects using EndoFLIP®., Neurogastroenterology and motility : the official journal of the European Gastrointestinal Motility Society, 25, (1), 2013, pe25-34 Journal Article, 2013

Miller L, Clavé P, Farré R, Lecea B, Ruggieri MR, Ouyang A, Regan J, McMahon BP, Physiology of the upper segment, body, and lower segment of the esophagus., Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1300, 2013, p261-77 Journal Article, 2013

Regan J, Walshe M, Rommel N, McMahon BP, A new evaluation of the upper esophageal sphincter using the functional lumen imaging probe: a preliminary report., Diseases of the esophagus : official journal of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus / I.S.D.E, 26, (2), 2013, p117-23 Journal Article, 2013

Regan, J., The Dysphagia Team- The European Experience, 3rd European Society for Swallowing Disorders Congress, Malmo, Sweden, October, 2013 Invited Talk, 2013

B Hall, G Holleran, S Lawson, J Regan, M Murphy, B McMahon, D McNamara, Who nose? Transnasal gastroscopy might be best- a pilot, Gut, 01/2013, 62, 2013, ppA32 - A33 Published Abstract, 2013

Regan J, Walshe M, Murphy A, McMahon B, Coughlan T, Botulinum toxin for UES dysfunction, UK Swallow Research Group, London , 16-17th February, 2012 Conference Paper, 2012

Neuromuscular Conditions in, editor(s)RD Newman & J Nightingale , Videofluoroscopy - A Multidisciplinary Approach, San Diego, Plural Publishing , 2012, [Regan, J & Walshe M] Book Chapter, 2012

Regan J, Walshe M, McMahon B, challenges in evaluating the upper esophageal sphincter in dysphagia practice, Dysphagia , Dysphagia Research Society , Austin Texas USA, March 2011, 26, 2012, pp454- Conference Paper, 2012

Regan J, Walshe M, McMahon BP, Current evaluation of upper oesophageal sphincter opening in dysphagia practice: an international SLT survey., International journal of language & communication disorders / Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists, 47, (2), 2012, p156-65 Journal Article, 2012

Regan J, Walshe M, Murphy A, McMahon B, Coughlan T. , Botulinum toxin for upper oesophageal sphincter dysfunction in neurological swallowing disorders, 2012 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Regan J, Walshe M, McMahon B, Instrumental evaluation of the upper oesophageal sphincter in dysphagia practice: Satisfaction amongst Irish SLTs. , Irish Association of Speech and Language Therapists Biennial Conference , Dublin, November 24th & 25th, 2011 Poster, 2011

Regan, J, McMahon, B, Distensibility Testing Using the Functional Lumen Imaging Probe to Measure Duration and Extent of UES Opening-Preliminary Data, Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, 10th World Congress of OESO, Boston, August 28-31st 2010, 45, (2), 2011, pp190 - 190 Published Abstract, 2011

Regan, J., Dysphagia Rehabilitation: Postures and Manoeuvres, FRANC dysphagia conference, Bad Homburg, Germany, February, 2011 Invited Talk, 2011

Regan J, Walshe M, McMahon B, Use of Functional Lumen Imaging Probe to Measure Extent and Duration of UES Opening , Dysphagia Research Society , San Antonio, Texas USA, March 2011, 2011 Conference Paper, 2011

Regan, J. , Oral Nutrition in Dysphagia- A True Alternative, European Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ESPEN), Nice, France, September, 2010 Invited Talk, 2010

Regan, J, McMahon, B, T1907 a novel distensibility technique for measuring upper esophageal function-pilot data, Gastroenterology, Digestive Diseases Week (DDW) 2009, Chicago, Illinois, May 30th-June 4th , 138, (5), 2010, ppS604- Published Abstract, 2010

Regan J, Walshe M & McMahon B, Working Towards an Objective and Reliable Evaluation of the Upper Esophageal Sphincter, UK Swallowing Research Group, London UK, 4th - 5th February, 2010 Poster, 2010

Biploar Affective Disorder in, H. Jones J. Rosenbeck , Dysphagia in Rare Conditions: An Encyclopaedia., San Diego, Plural Publishing Inc., 2009, pp47 - 57, [Sowman, R., Regan, J. & Walsh, I.P. ] Book Chapter, 2009

Regan J, Symptoms of dysphagia across neurological conditions during videofluoroscopy, European Journal of Neurology, European Neurological Society Conference, Venice, June 2008, 16, 2009, pp42 - 42 Conference Paper, 2009

Regan J, Walshe M, McMahon B, Evaluation of Upper Oesophageal Sphincter Opening: Room for Improvement , IASLT Biennial Conference , Galway , 22nd - 23rd October , 2009 Conference Paper, 2009

Regan, J, The effectiveness of Ireland's first videofluoroscopy analysis course, Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists Annual Conference, London, March 2009, 2009 Oral Presentation, 2009

Schizophrenia in, editor(s)H. Jones J.Rosenbeck , Dysphagia in Rare Conditions: An Encyclopaedia., San Diego, Plural Publishing Inc., 2009, pp523 - 525, [Regan, J., Sowman, R., & Walsh, I.P. ] Book Chapter, 2009

Regan, Julie, Walshe, Margaret, Tobin, Oliver, Immediate effects of thermal-tactile stimulation on swallowing in Idiopathic PArkinsons Disease, Dysphagia, 25, (3), 2009, p207 - 215 Journal Article, 2009

Regan, J., De Roiste, M., Greene, J., Murray, D., Donnolly, S., Hill, F., McCabe, D. & Murphy, R. , A Multidisciplinary Education and Support Group for Individuals with MND and their Carers, Physical Therapy Reviews, Rehabilitation Therapy and Research Society 3rd Annual Conference, Jordanstown, April 2007, 13, (2), 2008, pp119 - 142 Published Abstract, 2008 DOI

Regan, J & Keane, J, SAFETY AND EFFICIENCY OF SWALLOWING IN IPD-IS TIME OF THE ESSENCE?, Dysphagia, Dysphagia Reserch Society, New Orleans, March 2008, 24, (4), 2008, pp463 - `463 Published Abstract, 2008

Regan, J & Walshe, M, Thermal tactile stimulation- "Throwing the baby out with the bathwater", Physical Reviews, Rehabilitation and Research Society Meeting, University of Ulster, Belfast, NI, April 2007, 13, (2), 2008, pp127- Conference Paper, 2008

Regan, J & Walshe, M , Thermal Tactile Stimulation in people with ideopathic Parkinson's disease, IASLT Biennial Conference , Kilkenny, Ireland, March 7-9, 2007 Conference Paper, 2007

De Roiste, M., Regan, J., Greene, J., Murray, D., Donnolly, S., Hill, F., McCabe, D. & Murphy, R. (2007). , A Multidisciplinary Education & Support Group For People with MND and their Carers. , Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland (AOTI) Conference, May 2007, 2007 Poster, 2007

Walsh, I.P., Regan, J., Sowman, R., Parsons, B. & Mc Kay, A.P., A needs analysis for the provision of a speech and language therapy service to adults with mental health disorders", Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine , 24, (3), 2007, p89 - 93 Journal Article, 2007 URL

J. Regan, I. Walsh, R. Sowman, B. Parsons, A.P. Mc Kay , 'Prevalence of dysphagia in acute and community mental health settings" , Dysphagia, 21, (2), 2006, p95 - 101 Journal Article, 2006 URL

J. Regan, R. Sowman and I. Walsh, Dysphagia in mental illness, Bulletin , Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists , July 2004, 2004 Report, 2004

T. Fennell, M. O'Grady, M. Hennigan, P. Munnelly, P. Neary, L. Parkes, J. Regan, H. Daly, E. Murtagh, S. J. Lane, Pilot oxygen prescription audit, Irish Thoracic Society Conference, Citywest, November 2002, 2002 Poster, 2002

T. Fennell, M. O'Grady, M. Hennigan, P. Munnelly, P. Neary, L. Parkes, J. Regan, H. Daly, E. Murtagh, S. J. Lane, Domiciliary Peak flow meter usage amongst asthmatic patients, Irish Thoracic Society Conference, Citywest, November 2002, 2002 Poster, 2002

Lawson, S. & Regan, J., Ability of the EAT-10 to predict aspiration during FEES in an adult dysphagia of mixed aetiology, 30th World Congress of the International Association for Logopedics & Phoniatrics, City West Dublin, August 2016 Conference Paper,

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Texture Modified Diets in, Ickenstein, G. W., & Clavé, P. , Diagnosis and treatment of neurogenic dysphagia., Germany, UNI-MED-Verlag., 2011, [Julie Regan] Book Chapter, 2011

Regan, J, Consistent Consistencies in Dysphagia, British Association of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (BAPEN), Harrogate, UK, November, 2008 Invited Talk, 2008

Research Expertise

Keywords

; DEGLUTITION DISORDERS; Dysarthria; DYSPHAGIA; Neurological Disorders; OESOPHAGUS; Swallowing Disorders; VIDEO FLUOROSCOPY

Recognition

Representations

Board member of Irish Motor Neuron Disease Association 2007-2009

Reviewer for Neurogastroenterology and Motility, Dysphagia, European Radiology, Journal of Rehabilitative Medicine, Journal of Clinical Speech and Language Studies amongst other journals

Awards and Honours

Health Research Board (HRB) Grant for Health Care Professionals 2009-2013

1st poster prize United Kingdom Swallow Research Group (UKSRG). UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK. February 2010

Meath Foundation Quality Improvement Fund to obtain training in Trans-Nasal Oesophagoscopy (TNO) 2014

Adelaide Society new initiative grant to initiate multidisciplinary MND education & support group in AMNCH October 2007

Memberships

Full member of Dysphagia Research Society 2008 – present

Member of European Society for Swallowing Disorders (ESSD) 2012 – present

Member of Irish Association of Speech and Language Therapists (IASLT) 2000 – present

Member of Irish Adult Dysphagia Special Interest Group 2001 – present

Member of steering group committee formed to set up and develop the All Ireland Dysphagia Research Society (AIDRS) 2014 – present

Member of the Trinity Academic Gastroenterology Group (TAGG) 2012 – present