Maria Katsaros MS, CCC-SLP

Maria Katsaros MS, CCC-SLP is a speech-language pathologist whose clinical expertise is vast in the critical care and acute care setting. Her areas of special interest include: improving health outcomes and quality of life associated with disorders of airway protection in the critically ill; establishing treatment paradigms in the critically ill to facilitate improved outcomes with swallowing; and improving communication and decision making with swallowing disorders at the end of life. Ms. Katsaros currently conducts her clinical work as an independent contractor in an array of hospitals in both Pennsylvania and New York, while maintaining a research position with Dr. Lauren Jodi Van Scoy, in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care at Penn State’s College of Medicine.