Personal Profile: Editorial Board Journal of Disability and Oral Health

Name: Lotta Sjögreen

Present appointment: Mun-H-Center - Orofacial Resource Centre for Rare Diseases, Odontologen, Sweden

Qualifications: Speech-Language Pathologist, PhD. More than 25 years’ of clinical experience from working with patients with disabilities and oral sensorimotor dysfunctions.

Memberships / External Activities: Honourable member of the Swedish Association for Möbius syndrome.
Member: Member of the Swedish expert team for Tuberous sclerosis complex.

Teaching Profile: Oral sensorimotor impairment.
Undergraduate: Evaluation and treatment of paediatric dysphagia.
Postgraduate: Orofacial dysfunction in rare medical conditions

Awards / Prizes: The Swedish Speech-Language Pathology Association Award, 2003

Research Interests: Orofacial dysfunctions such as difficulties with facial expression, speech, eating and saliva control in rare diseases and neuromuscular disorders. Development and evaluation of objective methods for oromotor examination.

Clinical Interests:.Oromotor evaluation and treatment, paediatric dysphagia and multidisciplinary teamwork.

Selected Publications:
Sjögreen L, Andersson-Norinder J, Bratel J. Oral health and oromotor function in rare diseases – a database study. Swe Dent J. 2015;39:23-37.
Sjögreen L, Kiliaridis S. Facial palsy in individuals with thalidomide embryopathy: frequency and characteristics. J Laryngol Otol. 2012 Sep;126(9):902-906.
Sjögreen L, Tulinius M, Kiliaridis S, Lohmander A. The effect of lip strengthening exercises in children and adolescents with myotonic dystrophy type 1. Int J of Pediat Otorhinolaryngol 2010;74:1126-1134.
Sjögreen L, Engvall M, Ekström AB, Lohmander A, Kiliaridis S, Tulinius M. Orofacial dysfunction in children and adolescents with myotonic dystrophy. Dev Med Child Neurol 2007 Jan;49(1):18-22.
Sjögreen L, Andersson-Norinder J, Jacobsson C. Development of speech, feeding, eating, and facial expression in Möbius sequence. Int J of Pediat Otorhinolaryngol 2001;60:197–204.

Selected Projects/Publications in Special Care Dentistry: 
Sjögreen L, Lohmander A, Kiliaridis S. Exploration of quantitative methods for evaluation of lip function. J Oral Rehabil. 2011 Jun;38(6): 410-422.
Engvall M, Sjögreen L, Kjellberg H, Robertson A, Sundell S, Kiliaridis S. Oral health status in a group of children and adolescents with myotonic dystrophy type 1 over a 4-year period Int J Paediatr Dent. 2009 Nov;19(6):412-422.
Engvall M, Sjögreen L, Kjellberg H, Robertsson A, Sundell S, Kiliaridis S. Oral health in children and adolescents with myotonic dystrophy. Eur J Oral Sci 2007; 115: 192–197.

Additional Information:
Chapters in English text books:
Sjögreen L. Oromotor disorders arising from neuromuscular diseases. Chapter 11 in Oromotor Disorders in Childhood, red Roig-Quilis M & Pennington L, Viguera, Barcelona, Spain 2011.
Persson C, Sjögreen L. The influence of related conditions on speech and communication. Chapter 3 in Cleft Palate Speech – Assesment and Intervention, red Howard S & Lohmander A. Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK 2011.
Andersson J, Sjögreen L. Orofacial dysfunction. Chapter 11 in Disability and Oral Care, red June Nunn. FDI World Dental Press Ltd. London, UK. 2000.