University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

Nicole Pulia, PhD

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

GERIATRICS Faculty

VETERANS ADMINISTRATION HOSP
2500 OVERLOOK TER
MADISON, WI 53705-2254

(608) 256-1901 x11697

education

  • Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois – PhD in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Swallowing Disorders, Correlative area: Neuroscience
  • Madison VA Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center VA Medical Center, Madison, Wisconsin - Women’s Health Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Madison VA Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center VA Medical Center – Advanced Geriatrics Fellow

professional activities

Dr. Nicole Pulia is a faculty member of the Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology within the Department of Medicine. She is director for the Swallow STRengthening OropharyNGeal (STRONG) Clinical Demonstration Program, William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, and the director of tSpeech-Language Pathology Integration in VA GRECC Cognitive Care Clinic and the Research Training and Career Development program at the VA Advanced Women’s Health Fellowship. Dr. Pulia is a Councilor of the Dysphagia Research Socitey Board of Directors and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, among many others. She also serves as peer reviewer for numerous peer-reviewed journals and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research-Speech.

clinical specialties

Dr. Pulia’s clinical interests include speech-language pathology and swallow disorder treatment.

research

Dr. Pulia’s current NIH-funded research focuses on novel therapeutic interventions for patients with Alzheimer’s Disease and comorbid dysphagia.