Christopher L Bolinger, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Assistant Professor

Communication Sciences and Oral Health

Christopher L Bolinger, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Contact

cbolinger@twu.edu
940-898-2001
MCL #848

Biography

Dr. Bolinger is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at TWU. He has been teaching undergraduate and graduate courses at the university level since 2017 primarily in the areas of introduction to communication disorders and dysphagia. Prior to joining the faculty, Dr. Bolinger was an acute-care speech-language pathologist specializing in evaluation and treatment of neurogenic communication and swallowing disorders in the acute-care/trauma environment. During his time as an acute-care SLP, he has gained expertise in neonatal, pediatric, adult, and geriatric care. Dr. Bolinger has presented his research at the local, state, national, and international level. His current line of research is in the area of dysphagia and special populations. Dr. Bolinger is also interested in further assessing linguistic versus motoric speech/language difficulties in children with neurological-based impairments (e.g., fetal alcohol syndrome).

Education

Ph.D., Communication Sciences and Disorders, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas, 2016
M.S., Speech-Language Pathology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas, 2011
B.B.A., Business Administration with Health Emphasis, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, 2009

Expertise

Infant Dysphagia; Pediatric Dysphagia; Adult Dysphagia; Geriatric Dysphagia; Communication Disorders

Latest Articles

TSHA Medical Committee dishes on hot topics curing convention forum
Communicologist (2019)
Christopher L Bolinger

Articulation in children with fetal alcohol syndrome
Clinical Archives of Communication Disorders (2019)
Christopher L Bolinger, James Dembowski

Acoustic characteristics of stop consonants in children with fetal alcohol syndrome: Preliminary findings.
ASHA Perspectives on Speech Science and Orofacial Disorders (2015)
Christopher Bolinger, James Dembowski

Honors & Awards

  • ACE Award, American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (2018)
  • ACE Award, American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (2016)