Corinne Jones

Corinne Jones
Ph.D. Candidate


Michelle Ciucci and Marina Emborg

Research Description:

Craniomotor deficits secondary to Parkinson Disease can have a great impact on voice and swallowing function. These deficits often do not respond to pharmacological or surgical management techniques often used to treat motor symptoms in the limb. The progression of craniomotor deficits in Parkinson Disease is not well understood. The goal of my research is to determine early, sub-clinical changes in voice and swallowing function with changes in nigrostriatal dopamine levels in patients with an early or suspected diagnosis of Parkinson Disease and those with genetic predisposition.


Please see PubMed for most recent publications.

Jones, CA, Knigge, MA, McCulloch, TM. Speech pathologist practice patterns for evaluation and management of cricopharyngeal dysfunction. Dysphagia. 2014;ePub ahead of print.

Jones, CA, Hoffman, MR, Geng, Z, Abdel-Halim, SM, Jiang, JJ, McCulloch, TM. Reliability of an automated high-resolution manometry analysis program across expert users, novice users, and speech-language pathologists. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 2014; ePub ahdead of print.

Jones, CA, Hammer, MJ, Hoffman, MR, McCulloch, TM. Quantifying contributions of the cricopharyngeus to upper esophageal sphincter pressure changes during swallowing and non-swallowing tasks. Laryngoscope. 2014;123(3):174-82.

Ciucci, MR, Grant, LM, Rajamanickam ES, Hilby, BL, Blue, KV, Jones, CA, Kelm-Nelson, CA. Early identification and treatment of communication and swallowing deficits in Parkinson disease. Seminars in Speech and Language. 2013;34(3):185-202.

Juan, J, Hind, J, Jones, CA, McCulloch, T, Gangon, R, Robbins, J. Case Study: Application of isometric progressive resistance oropharyngeal (I-PRO) therapy using the Madison Oral Strengthening Therapeutic (MOST) device. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 2013;20(5):450-70.

Hoffman, MR, Jones, CA, Geng, Z, Abdel-Halim, SM, Walczak, CC, Mitchell, AR, Jiang, JJ, McCulloch, TM. Classification of high-resolution manometry data according to videofluoroscopic parameters using pattern recognition. Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. 2013;149(1):126-33.

Geng, Z, Hoffman, MR, Jones, CA, McCulloch, TM, Jiang, JJ. Three-dimensional analysis of pharyngeal high-resolution manometry data. Laryngoscope. 2013;123(7):1746-53.

Hoffman, MR, Mielens, JD, Ciucci, MR, Jones, CA, Jiang, JJ, McCulloch, TM. High-resolution manometry of pharyngeal swallow pressure events associated with effortful swallow and the Mendelsohn maneuver. Dysphagia. 2012;27(3):418-26.

Jones, CA, Turkstra, LS. Selling the story: Narratives and charisma in adults with TBI. Brain Injury. 2011;25(9):844-57.