Jennifer Wong is a clinical speech-language pathologist (SLP) and the professional leader for speech-language pathology at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. She carries academic appointments through the University of Toronto’s Department of Speech-Language Pathology, The Institute for Education Research at UHN, and Sunnybrook’s Practice-Based Research & Innovation (PBRI) Program and Education Research Unit. Jennifer’s clinical practice is in long-term care/palliative care, where she focuses on dysphagia and communication for older adults with complex medical needs.
Jennifer is a graduate of the C-QuIPS certificate course, and has also completed an Innovation Fellowship through Sunnybrook’s PBRI program/the Toronto Academic Health Sciences Network. Jennifer’s quality improvement and research work has focused on the impact of dysphagia on safety/quality of life, and end-of-life care in interprofessional settings. Jennifer is involved in teaching and professional development activities for SLPs, and advocacy/leadership work with her provincial and national associations in the area of palliative care.