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Dr Jessica Boyce
Jessica is a paediatric speech pathologist and early career researcher in the Speech & Language Group. She was awarded her PhD in 2019 from the The Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology (The University of Melbourne). Her thesis is titled "Speech and language phenotyping in children with non-syndromic cleft lip and/or palate and their unaffected relatives".
The Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, The University of Melbourne
2018: Melbourne Abroad Travel Scholarship, The University of Melbourne
2018: Student Conference Support Award, Murdoch Children's Research Institute
2018: Arnold Huddart Medal, Craniofacial Society of Great Britain and Ireland
2018: Postgraduate Health Research Scholarship, Murdoch Children's Research Institute
2016: Nadia Verrall Memorial Research Grant, Speech Pathology Australia
Jessica's research explores the speech and language phenotypes of children with non-syndromic cleft lip and/or palate and their unaffected relatives.
Centre for Research Excellence in Speech & Language
Boyce JO, Sanchez K, Raj S, Morgan AT, Kilpatrick N. (2018). Speech phenotyping in unaffected family members of individuals with non-syndromic cleft lip with or without cleft palate. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal. (in press).
Boyce JO, Kilpatrick N, Teixeira RP, Morgan AT. (2018). Say "ahh"…assessing structural and functional palatal issues in children. Archives of Disease in Childhood, Education & Practice. (in press). DOI: 10.1136/archdischild-2018-316320
Boyce JO, Kilpatrick N, Reilly S, Da Costa A, Morgan AT. (2018). Receptive and expressive language characteristics of school-aged children with non-syndromic cleft lip and/or palate. International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders. 55(5), 959-968. DOI: 10.1111/1460-6984.12406
Boyce JO, Kilpatrick N, Morgan AT. (2018). Speech and language characteristics in individuals with non-syndromic submucous cleft palate – a systematic review. Child: Care, Health & Development. 44(6), 818-831. DOI: 10.1111/cch.12613
Sanchez K, Boyce JO, Morgan AT, Spittle A. (2018). Feeding behavior in three-year-old children born <30 weeks and term-born peers. Appetite. 130, 117-122. DOI: 10.1016/j.appet.2018.07.030