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Center on Aging
Kansas State University
253 Justin Hall
1324 Lovers Lane
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-5945
785-532-5504 fax
gerontology@k-state.edu

Jane Mertz Garcia

Jane Mertz Garcia

Communication Sciences & Disorders, School of Family Studies and Human Services
Professor

Contact Information

228 Campus Creek Complex
(785) 532-1493 or
(785) 532-6879
jgarcia@k-state.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., University of South Alabama
  • M.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • B.S., Kansas State University

Research Interests

  • Medical speech-language pathology
    • - including dysphagia (impaired swallowing)
  • Diet modifications
    • - thickened liquids
    • - modified food textures

Courses Taught

  • CSD 745 Neuromotor Speech Disorders
  • CSD 841 Acquired Language and Cognitive Disorders
  • CSD 844 Dysphagia

Vita (pdf)