Renée Speyer

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Current position

Professor, University of Oslo, 2017-

 

Current Honorary Positions

  • Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, The Netherlands
  • University of Leuven, Faculty of Medicine, Belgium
  • University Autonòma de Barcelona, Spain
  • Curtin University, School of Occupational Therapy and Social Work, Faculty of Health Sciences, Western Australia

 

Education

  • International Master of Science in Health Professions Education, Maastricht University, the Netherlands, 2010
  • Registration Master of Science in Epidemiology, the Netherlands, 2005
  • Post-doctoral Master in Epidemiology, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 2004
  • PhD Faculty of Medicine, Utrecht University: ‘Effect of voice therapy: measurement and evaluation’, 2003
  • Master in Speech and Language Pathology, University of Nijmegen, the Netherlands, 1990
  • Propaedeutic examination in Pedagogy, University of Nijmegen, the Netherlands, 1987
  • Bachelor in Logopedics and Audiology, Nijmegen, the Netherlands, 1986

 

Previous professional appointments

  • Associate Professor, College of Healthcare Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia, 2012 - 2017
  • Research coordinator, Institute of Health Studies, University of Applied Sciences, Nijmegen, the Netherlands, 2011-2012
  • Head of Cancer Registration, Research and Medical Care, Comprehensive Cancer Centre West, Leiden, the Netherlands, 2009 - 2010
  • Principal researcher - Clinician / Staff ENT Department – Centre for Audiology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, the Netherlands, 2003 – 2011
  • Scientist / PhD Student, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands, 1997 - 2002
  • Speech and language pathologist, Canisius Wilhelmina Hospital, Nijmegen, the Netherlands, 1995 - 1997
  • Speech and language pathologist, Rehabilitation Centre St. Maartenskliniek, Ubbergen, the Netherlands, 1989 - 1992
  • Head private practises for speech and language therapy, Nijmegen, the Netherlands, 1986 – 2003

 

Current Research and Professional interests

  • Laryngology:
    • Dysphagia (Swallowing disorders)
    • Dysphonia (Voice disorders)
  • Effects of speech and language therapy
  • Psychometrics (Validity and reliability of assessments)
  • Instrument Development
  • Health economics
  • Systematic reviews (including psychometric and economic reviews)

 

Professional Affiliations

  • Board member / Secretary of the European Society for Swallowing Disorders (ESSD)
  • Associate Editor of the journal Dysphagia
  • Editorial Board Member of the Dutch Journal of Voice, Speech and Language Pathology
  • Member of:            
    • Dysphagia Research Society (DRS)
    • Laryngology Society of Australasia (LSA)
    • Dutch Association of Otorhinolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery
    • Australasian Epidemiological Association (AEA)
    • Netherlands Association of Epidemiology

 

 

 

Publications

  • Speijer, Renée; Sutt, Anna-Liisa; Bergström, Liza; Hamdy, Shaheen; Pommée, Timothy & Balaguer, Mathieu [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2022). Neurostimulation in People with Oropharyngeal Dysphagia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomised Controlled Trials—Part II: Brain Neurostimulation. Journal of Clinical Medicine. ISSN 2077-0383. 11(4). doi: 10.3390/jcm11040993.
  • Speijer, Renée; Sutt, Anna-Liisa; Bergström, Liza; Hamdy, Shaheen; Heijnen, Bas Joris & Remijn, Lianne [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2022). Neurostimulation in People with Oropharyngeal Dysphagia: A Systematic Review and Meta‐Analyses of Randomised Controlled Trials—Part I: Pharyngeal and Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation. Journal of Clinical Medicine. ISSN 2077-0383. 11(3). doi: 10.3390/jcm11030776.
  • Swan, Katina; Speijer, Renée; Scharitzer, Martina; Farneti, Daniele; Brown, Ted & Cordier, Reinie (2022). A Visuoperceptual Measure for Videofluoroscopic Swallow Studies (VMV): A Pilot Study of Validity and Reliability in Adults with Dysphagia. Journal of Clinical Medicine. ISSN 2077-0383. 11(3). doi: 10.3390/jcm11030724.
  • Speijer, Renée; Cordier, Reinie; Sutt, Anna-Liisa; Remijn, Lianne; Heijnen, Bas Joris & Balaguer, Mathieu [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2022). Behavioural Interventions in People with Oropharyngeal Dysphagia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomised Clinical Trials. Journal of Clinical Medicine. ISSN 2077-0383. 11(3). doi: 10.3390/jcm11030685.
  • Baijens, Laura W. J.; Walshe, Margaret; Aaltonen, Leena-Maija; Arens, Christoph; Cordier, Reinie & Cras, Patrick [Show all 34 contributors for this article] (2021). European white paper: oropharyngeal dysphagia in head and neck cancer. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology. ISSN 0937-4477. 278(2), p. 577–616. doi: 10.1007/s00405-020-06507-5. Full text in Research Archive
  • Swan, Katina; Cordier, Reinie; Brown, Ted & Speijer, Renée (2021). Visuoperceptual Analysis of the Videofluoroscopic Study of Swallowing: An International Delphi Study. Dysphagia (New York. Print). ISSN 0179-051X. 36(4), p. 595–613. doi: 10.1007/s00455-020-10174-3. Full text in Research Archive
  • Denman, Deborah; Kim, Jae-Hyun; Munro, Natalie; Speijer, Renée & Cordier, Reinie (2021). Consensus on terminology for describing child language interventions: A delphi study. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research. ISSN 1092-4388. 64(9), p. 3504–3519. doi: 10.1044/2021_JSLHR-20-00656. Full text in Research Archive
  • Engh, Mina & Speijer, Renée (2021). Management of Dysphagia in Nursing Homes: A National Survey. Dysphagia (New York. Print). ISSN 0179-051X. doi: 10.1007/s00455-021-10275-7. Full text in Research Archive
  • Chikwava, Fadzai; Cordier, Reinie; Ferrante, Anna; O'Donnell, Melissa; Speijer, Renée & Parsons, Lauren (2021). Research using population-based administration data integrated with longitudinal data in child protection settings: A systematic review. PLOS ONE. ISSN 1932-6203. 16(3), p. 1–41. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0249088. Full text in Research Archive
  • Cordier, Reinie; Speyer, Renee; Mahoney, Natasha; Arnesen, Anne; Mjelve, Liv Heidi & Nyborg, Geir (2021). Effects of interventions for social anxiety and shyness in school-aged children: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PLOS ONE. ISSN 1932-6203. 16(7), p. 1–42. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0254117. Full text in Research Archive
  • Speyer, Renee; Chen, Yu-Wei; Kim, Jae-Huyn; Wilkes-Gillan, Sarah; Nordahl-Hansen, Anders Johan & Wu, Ho Ching [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2021). Non-pharmacological Interventions for Adults with Autism: a Systematic Review of Randomised Controlled Trials. Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. ISSN 2195-7177. doi: 10.1007/s40489-021-00250-1. Full text in Research Archive
  • Speyer, Renee; Cordier, Reinie; Bouix, Clara; Gallois, Yohan & Woisard, Virginie (2021). Using Classical Test Theory to determine the psychometric properties of the Deglutition Handicap Index. Dysphagia (New York. Print). ISSN 0179-051X. doi: 10.1007/s00455-021-10250-2. Full text in Research Archive
  • Speyer, Renee; Cordier, Reinie; Farneti, Daniele; Nascimento, Weslania; Pilz, Walmari & Verin, Eric [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2021). White paper by the European society for Swallowing Disorders: screening and non-instrumental assessment for dysphagia in adults. Dysphagia (New York. Print). ISSN 0179-051X. doi: 10.1007/s00455-021-10283-7. Full text in Research Archive
  • Schindler, Antonio; Baijens, Laura W.J.; Clavé, Pere; Degen, Bjorn; Duchac, Stephanie & Dziewas, Rainer [Show all 14 contributors for this article] (2021). ESSD commentary on dysphagia management during COVID pandemia. Dysphagia (New York. Print). ISSN 0179-051X. doi: 10.1007/s00455-020-10194-z.
  • Denman, Deborah; Cordier, Reinie; Kim, J-H; Munro, Natalie & Speyer, Renee (2021). What influences speech and language pathologists’ use of different types of language assessments for elementary school-aged children. Language, Speech & Hearing Services in Schools. ISSN 0161-1461. doi: 10.1044/2021_LSHSS-20-00053. Full text in Research Archive
  • Pommée, Timothy; Balaguer, Mathieu; Pinquier, Julien; Mauclair, Julie; Woisard, Virginie & Speijer, Renée (2020). Relationship between phoneme-level spectral acoustics and speech intelligibility in healthy speech: a systematic review. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research. ISSN 1092-4388. 24(2), p. 105–132. doi: 10.1080/2050571X.2021.1913300.
  • Munambah, Nyaradzai; Cordier, Reinie; Speyer, Renee; Toto, Sivuyisiwe & Ramugondo, Elelwani L. (2020). A Systematic Review Comparing the Play Profiles of Children with Special Health Care Needs with Typically Developing Children. BioMed Research International. ISSN 2314-6133. 2020. doi: 10.1155/2020/9582795. Full text in Research Archive
  • Denman, Deborah; Wilson, Nathan J.; Munro, Natalie; Kim, Jae-Hyun; Speyer, Renee & Cordier, Reinie (2020). Factors influencing speech-language therapists’ application of a taxonomy for describing paediatric language assessments. Communication Disorders Quarterly. ISSN 1525-7401. doi: 10.1177/1525740120915176.
  • Yoon, Sangwon; Speyer, Renee; Cordier, Reinie; Aunio, Pirjo Annika & Hakkarainen, Airi (2020). A systematic review evaluating psychometric properties of parent or caregiver report instruments on child maltreatment: Part 2: Internal consistency, reliability, measurement error, structural validity, hypothesis testing, Cross-Cultural Validity, and Criterion Validity. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse. ISSN 1524-8380. Advanced online publication, p. 1–20. doi: 10.1177/1524838020915591. Full text in Research Archive
  • Yoon, Sangwon; Speyer, Renee; Cordier, Reinie; Aunio, Pirjo Annika & Hakkarainen, Airi (2020). A systematic review evaluating psychometric properties of parent or caregiver report instruments on child maltreatment: Part 1: Content validity. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse. ISSN 1524-8380. p. 1–19. doi: 10.1177/1524838019898456. Full text in Research Archive
  • Heijnen, Bas; Böhringer, Stefan & Speyer, Renee (2019). Prediction of aspiration in dysphagia using logistic regression: oral intake and self-evaluation. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology. ISSN 0937-4477. 277(1), p. 197–205. doi: 10.1007/s00405-019-05687-z. Full text in Research Archive
  • Kent, Cally; Cordier, Reinie; Joosten, Annette; Wilkes-Gillan, Sarah; Bundy, Anita & Speyer, Renee (2019). A systematic review and meta-analysis of interventions to improve play skills in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. ISSN 2195-7177. 7(1), p. 91–118. doi: 10.1007/s40489-019-00181-y.
  • Cordier, Reinie; Chung, Donna; Wilkes-Gillan, Sarah & Speyer, Renee (2019). The effectiveness of protection orders in reducing recidivism in domestic violence: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse. ISSN 1524-8380. p. 1–25. doi: 10.1177/1524838019882361.
  • Balaguer, Mathieu; Pommée, Timothy; Farinas, Jérôme; Pinquier, Julien; Woisard, Virginie & Speyer, Renee (2019). Effects of oral and oropharyngeal cancer on speech intelligibility using acoustic analysis: Systematic review. Head and Neck. ISSN 1043-3074. p. 1–20. doi: 10.1002/hed.25949. Full text in Research Archive
  • Cordier, Reinie; Munro, Natalie; Wilkes-Gillan, Sarah; Speyer, Renee; Parsons, Laura & Joosten, Annette (2019). Applying Item Response Theory (IRT) Modeling to an Observational Measure of Childhood Pragmatics: The Pragmatics Observational Measure-2. Frontiers in Psychology. ISSN 1664-1078. 10, p. 1–17. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00408. Full text in Research Archive
  • Speyer, Renee; Cordier, Reinie; Kim, Jae-Huyn; Cocks, Naomi; Michou, Emilia & Wilkes-Gillan, Sarah (2019). Prevalence of drooling, swallowing, and feeding problems in cerebral palsy across the lifespan: a systematic review and meta-analyses. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology. ISSN 0012-1622. p. 1–10. doi: 10.1111/dmcn.14316. Full text in Research Archive
  • Doma, Kenji; Speyer, Renee; Parsons, Lauren Alese & Cordier, Reinie (2019). Comparison of psychometric properties between recall methods of interview-based physical activity questionnaires: A systematic review. BMC Medical Research Methodology. ISSN 1471-2288. 19:43, p. 1–29. doi: 10.1186/s12874-019-0684-1. Full text in Research Archive
  • Speyer, Renee; Jones, E; Kertscher, B; Swan, K; Wagg, B & Cordier, Reinie (2018). Health-related quality of life in oropharyngeal dysphagia. Dysphagia (New York. Print). ISSN 0179-051X. 33(2), p. 141–172.
  • Speyer, Renee; Cordier, Reinie; Parsons, Lauren; Denman, Deborah & Kim, Jae-Hyun (2018). Psychometric characteristics of non-instrumental swallowing and feeding assessments in paediatrics. . Dysphagia (New York. Print). ISSN 0179-051X. doi: 10.1007/s00455-017-9835-x.
  • Denman, Deborah; Kim, Jae-Huyn; Munro, Natalie; Speyer, Renee & Cordier, Reinie (2018). Describing language assessments for school-aged children: A Delphi study. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. ISSN 1754-9507. p. 1–11. doi: 10.1080/17549507.2018.1552716. Full text in Research Archive
  • Speyer, Renee; Kim, Jae-Hyun; Doma, K; Chen, Y-W; Denman, Deborah & Phyland, D [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2018). Measurement properties of self-report questionnaires on health-related quality of life and functional health status in dysphonia: a systematic review using the COSMIN taxonomy. . Quality of Life Research. ISSN 0962-9343. 28(2), p. 283–296. doi: 10.1007/s11136-018-2001-6. Full text in Research Archive
  • Cordier, Reinie; Speyer, Renee; Schindler, Antonio; Michou, Emilia; Heijnen, Bas & Baijens, Laura [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2018). Using Rasch analysis to evaluate the reliability and validity of the Swallowing Quality of Life questionnaire: an item response theory approach. . Dysphagia (New York. Print). ISSN 0179-051X. doi: 10.1007/s00455-017-9873-4. Full text in Research Archive
  • Hodges, Amy; Cordier, Reinie; Joosten, Annette; Bourke-Taylor, Helen & Speyer, Renee (2018). Evaluating the psychometric quality of school connectedness measures: A systematic review. PLOS ONE. ISSN 1932-6203. 13:e0203373(9), p. 1–27. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0203373. Full text in Research Archive
  • Swan, Katina; Cordier, Reinie; Brown, Ted & Speyer, Renee (2018). Psychometric Properties of Visuoperceptual Measures of Videofluoroscopic and Fibre-Endoscopic Evaluations of Swallowing: A Systematic Review. Dysphagia (New York. Print). ISSN 0179-051X. p. 1–32. doi: 10.1007/s00455-018-9918-3. Full text in Research Archive
  • Cordier, R; Vilaysack, B; Doma, K; Wilkes-Gillan, S & Speyer, Renee (2018). Peer Inclusion in Interventions for Children with ADHD: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. BioMed Research International. ISSN 2314-6133. 2018. doi: 10.1155/2018/7693479. Full text in Research Archive
  • Speyer, Renee (2018). Behavioral treatment of oropharyngeal dysphagia. In Ekberg, Olle (Eds.), Dysphagia: Diagnosis and Treatment. Springer. ISSN 978-3-319-68572-4. doi: 10.1007/174_2017_140.
  • Speyer, Renee; Denman, Deborah; Wilkes-Gillan, Sarah; Chen, Yu-Wei; Bogaardt, Hans & Kim, Jae-Hyun [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2018). The effects of telehealth by allied health professionals and nursing in rural and remote areas: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine. ISSN 1650-1977. 50(3), p. 225–235. doi: 10.2340/16501977-2297. Full text in Research Archive
  • Remijn, L; Groen, BE; Speyer, Renee; van Limbeek, J; Vermaire, JA & van den Engel-Hoek, L [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2017). Can mastication in children with cerebral palsy be analysed by clinical observation, ultrasound and 3D kinematics? Journal of Electromyography & Kinesiology. ISSN 1050-6411. 32, p. 22–29.
  • Parsons, Lauren; Cordier, Reinie; Munro, Natalie; Joosten, Annette & Speyer, Renee (2017). A systematic review of pragmatic language interventions for children with autism spectrum disorder. PLOS ONE. ISSN 1932-6203. 12(4).
  • Doma, K; Speyer, Renee; Leicht, A & Cordier, Reinie (2017). Comparison of psychometric properties between usual-week and past-week self-reported physical activity questionnaires: a systematic review. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. ISSN 1479-5868. 14(1), p. 1–28.
  • Denman, Deborah; Speyer, Renee; Munro, Natalie; Pearce, W; Chen, Yu-Wei & Cordier, Reinie (2017). Psychometric properties of language assessment in children. Frontiers in Psychology. ISSN 1664-1078. 8.
  • Cordier, Reinie; Milbourn, Ben; Martin, Robyn; Buchanan, Angus; Chung, Donna & Speyer, Renee (2017). A systematic review evaluating the psychometric properties of measures of social inclusion. PLOS ONE. ISSN 1932-6203. 12(6).
  • Cordier, Reinie; Joosten, Annette; Clavé, P; Schindler, A; Bülow, M & Demir, N [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2017). Evaluating the psychometric properties of the Eating Assessment Tool (EAT-10) using Rasch analysis. Dysphagia (New York. Print). ISSN 0179-051X. 32(2), p. 250–260.
  • Speyer, Renee; Munambah, N; Cordier, Reinie; Toto, S & Ramugondo, E (2017). A systematic review comparing the play of children with special healthcare needs with typically developing children. BioMed Research International. ISSN 2314-6133.
  • Jones, E; Speyer, Renee; Kertscher, B; Denman, D; Swan, K & Cordier, R (2017). Health-related quality of life and oropharyngeal dysphagia: A systematic review. Dysphagia (New York. Print). ISSN 0179-051X. 33(2), p. 141–172. doi: 10.1007/s00455-017-9844-9. Full text in Research Archive
  • Heckathorn, D; Speyer, Renee; Taylor, J & Cordier, Reinie (2016). Systematic Review: Non-instrumental swallowing and feeding assessments in paediatrics. Dysphagia (New York. Print). ISSN 0179-051X. 31(1).
  • Ghannouchi, I; Speyer, Renee; Cordier, Reinie; Doma, K & Verin, E (2016). Association between oropharyngeal dysphagia and chronic respiratory disease or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Respiratory Medicine. ISSN 0954-6111. 117, p. 54–64.
  • Cordier, Reinie; Chen, Yu-Wei; Speyer, Renee; Totino, R; Doma, K & Leicht, A [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2016). . Child-report measures of occupational performance: A systematic review. PLOS ONE. ISSN 1932-6203. 11(1).
  • Baijens, L; Clavé, P; Cras, P; Ekberg, O; Forster, A & Kolb, G [Show all 13 contributors for this article] (2016). ESSD-EUGMS white paper: oropharyngeal dysphagia as a geriatric syndrome. Clinical Interventions in Aging. ISSN 1176-9092. 11, p. 1403–1428.

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