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Researcher: JoAnne Robbins

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Areas of Expertise
  • Dysphagia
  • Diagnostic imaging and treatment interventions for dysphagia
Web Site JoAnne Robbins' Department of Nutritional Sciences Website
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Issued Patent(s)
  • 7,438,667 - Oral-lever resistance exercise device, issued October 2008.
  • 7,238,145 - Oral-lever resistance exercise device, issued July 2007.
  • 6,702,765 - Apparatus for measuring tongue/hard palate contact pressure, issued March 2004.
  • 6,461,589 - Standardized compositions which facilitate swallowing in dysphagic subjects, issued October 2002.
USPTO Published Applications
  • 20070225122 - Oral-lever resistance exercise device, published September 2007.
  • 20070037665 - Oral-lever resistance exercise device, published February 2007.
  • 20030078521 - Apparatus for measuring tongue/hard palate contact pressure, published April 2003.
  • 20030044351 - Standardized compositions which facilitate swallowing in dysphagic subjects, published March 2003.
  • 20010036439 - Standardized compositions which facilitate swallowing in dysphagic subjects, published November 2001.
Recent Publication(s)
  • Objective and subjective intrapatient comparison of iohexol versus diatrizoate for bowel preparation quality at ct colonography. Johnson B, Hinshaw JL, Robbins JB, Pickhardt PJ. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2016 Jun;206(6):1202-7. doi: 10.2214/AJR.15.15373. Epub 2016 Mar 24.

  • Preoperative pelvic mri and serum cancer antigen-125: Selecting women with grade 1 endometrial cancer for lymphadenectomy. Sadowski EA, Robbins JB, Guite K, Patel-Lippmann K, Munoz del Rio A, Kushner DM, Al-Niaimi A. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2015 Nov;205(5):W556-64. doi: 10.2214/AJR.14.13746.

  • Müllerian duct anomalies: embryological development, classification, and MRI assessment. Robbins JB, Broadwell C, Chow LC, Parry JP, Sadowski EA. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2015 Jan;41(1):1-12. doi: 10.1002/jmri.24771. Epub 2014 Oct 7. Review.

  • Volumetric analysis of colonic distention according to patient position at CT colonography: diagnostic value of the right lateral decubitus series. Pickhardt PJ, Bakke J, Kuo J, Robbins JB, Lubner MG, del Rio AM, Kim DH. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Dec;203(6):W623-8. doi: 10.2214/AJR.13.12369.
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E-mail Address [email protected]
Phone Number 608-280-7000
Current University UW–Madison
Department Medicine
Title Emeritus Professor
Other Appointments
Address Line 1 4th Floor UW Medical Foundation Centennial Building
Address Line 2 1685 Highland Avenue
City Madison
State WI
Zip Code 53705
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
PhD Ph.D., Northwestern University
Other Degrees
Technologies Available for Licensing Apparatus for Measuring Contact Pressure between the Tongue and Hard Palate

Oral-Lever Resistance Exercise Device

Standardized Compositions That Facilitate Swallowing in Dysphagic Patients

Safer, More Satisfying Beverage Standards for Swallowing Disorder