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Joy Gaziano, MA

Joy Gaziano, MA

Director, Swallowing Rehabilitaiton Section, Center for Swallowing Disorders

Manager, Speech Pathology

Senior Speech Pathologist, Speech Pathology

Speech Pathologist, Speech Pathology

Contact Info

  • 12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd
    MDC 72
    Tampa FL 33612
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  • Academic Phone: (813) 974-0574
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  • MA, Speech Lang Pathology & Audiology, George Washington University, 1989
  • MLit, Phonetics, University of Edinburgh, 1987
  • BA, Speech Pathology and Audiology, University of Florida, 1986


  • Clinician of the Year (Florida Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists - 2012)
  • Board Recognized Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (American Speech Language and Hearing Association - 2005)


  • Member (Florida Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists, 1993 - Present)
  • Member (American Speech Language and Hearing Association, 1989 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • Klein TA, Gaziano JE, Ridley MB. Vocal fold paralysis secondary to phonotrauma. Journal of voice : official journal of the Voice Foundation. 28(1) : 129.e9-129.e11, 2014.
  • Boyce HW, Estores DS, Gaziano J, Padhya T, Runk J. Endoscopic lumen restoration for obstructive aphagia: outcomes of a 25-year experience. Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 76(1) : 25-31, 2012.
  • Gaziano J, Serrano JI. Transferable skills in the field of speech language pathology. Current opinion in otolaryngology & head and neck surgery. , 2012.
  • Logemann JA, Rademaker A, Pauloski BR, Antinoja J, Bacon M, Bernstein M, Gaziano J, Grande B, Kelchner L, Kelly A, Klaben B, Lundy D, Newman L, Santa D, Stachowiak L, Stangl-McBreen C, Atkinson C, Bassani H, Czapla M, Farquharson J, Larsen K, Lewis V, Logan H, Nitschke T, Veis S. What information do clinicians use in recommending oral versus nonoral feeding in oropharyngeal dysphagic patients? Dysphagia. 23(4) : 378-84, 2008.
  • Logemann JA, Pauloski BR, Rademaker AW, Lazarus CL, Gaziano J, Stachowiak L, Newman L, MacCracken E, Santa D, Mittal B. Swallowing disorders in the first year after radiation and chemoradiation. Head & neck. 30(2) : 148-58, 2008.
  • Powell SA, Nguyen CT, Gaziano J, Lewis V, Lockey RF, Padhya TA. Mass psychogenic illness presenting as acute stridor in an adolescent female cohort. The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology. 116(7) : 525-31, 2007.
  • Pauloski BR, Rademaker AW, Logemann JA, Newman L, MacCracken E, Gaziano J, Stachowiak L. Relationship between swallow motility disorders on videofluorography and oral intake in patients treated for head and neck cancer with radiotherapy with or without chemotherapy. Head & neck. 28(12) : 1069-76, 2006.
  • Rademaker AW, Vonesh EF, Logemann JA, Pauloski BR, Liu D, Lazarus CL, Newman LA, May AH, MacCracken E, Gaziano J, Stachowiak L. Eating ability in head and neck cancer patients after treatment with chemoradiation: a 12-month follow-up study accounting for dropout. Head & neck. 25(12) : 1034-41, 2003.
  • Logemann JA, Pauloski BR, Rademaker AW, Lazarus CL, Mittal B, Gaziano J, Stachowiak L, MacCracken E, Newman LA. Xerostomia: 12-month changes in saliva production and its relationship to perception and performance of swallow function, oral intake, and diet after chemoradiation. Head & neck. 25(6) : 432-7, 2003.
  • Gaziano JE. Evaluation and management of oropharyngeal Dysphagia in head and neck cancer. Cancer control : journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center. 9(5) : 400-9, 2002.
  • Pauloski BR, Rademaker AW, Logemann JA, Lazarus CL, Newman L, Hamner A, MacCracken E, Gaziano J, Stachowiak L. Swallow function and perception of dysphagia in patients with head and neck cancer. Head & neck. 24(6) : 555-65, 2002.

Positions Held

  • Manager (Speech Pathology, H. Lee Moffitt Center Center and Research Institute 2006 - 1996)
  • Senior Speech Pathologist (Speech Pathology, H. Lee Moffitt Center Center and Researc Institute 1993 - 1996)
  • Speech Pathologist (Speech Pathology, South Miami Hospital 1988 - 1992)