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Stuart Cleary, PhD, MS, BA

Clinical Associate Professor

Rehabilitation Medicine

Communication Sciences and Disorders

About Me

PhD Rehabilitation Medicine - University of Alberta - 2010
MS Speech Pathology - Idaho State University - 1993
BA Speech-Language Pathology - Western Washington University - 1990

Current Position
Stuart Cleary, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, R-SLP
Board Certified Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (BCS-S)

Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders
Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Stuart is a member of the Executive Committee, the Facilities Committee and the Teaching & Learning Committee in the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. He also serves on the Admission & Awards Committee and the Teaching & Learning Committee in the Department of Communication Science & Disorders. He currently a member of the Advanced Practice Committee for the Alberta College of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists. 


Stuart's primary clinical and research interests relate to swallowing  function in degenerative diseases affecting older adults.  He has more that 30 peer reviewed publications and 50 presentations/workshops on the topic of swallowing disorders.


Stuart currently teaches  CSD 502 & CSD 521 and provides clinical supervision to MScSLP students in CSD 525  Adult Fall, Winter, and Spring Corbett Clinics.  Dr. Cleary  is responsible for supervising graduate student research projects in the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. He is also a facilitator in Interprofessional Health Care Team Development (IntD410) course in the Palliative Care Stream.