George Barnes MS CCC-SLP has clinical experience in a variety of settings including acute care, acute rehab, skilled nursing and long term acute care. This variety has developed his specialization in dysphagia management with a focus on diagnostics through instrumental swallow evaluations. His concentration is on geriatric patients with complex medical status. He is the co-founder of FEESible Swallow Solutions, a mobile speech pathology company dedicated to improving access to high quality dysphagia services for patients in the skilled nursing setting. He has a track record of supporting the field of speech pathology by paying his knowledge forward to other professionals via graduate level education, clinical fellowship and student supervision, the Student to Empowered Professional (STEP) mentorship program, ASHA special interest groups, peer review for ASHA course material, the SIG13 dysphagia editorial committee, and participation in various interdisciplinary teams and committees in the hospital setting. He is a multiple ASHA ACE Award recipient for his dedication to continuing education. George actively conducts and supports new research aimed to improve efficiency and accuracy in dysphagia diagnostics, management, and care.