This list of publications is here to prove that I was indeed a scientific researcher in my past life. I spent the first 6 years of my career as a Speech-Language Pathologist as more of a researcher than a clinician, and here’s the proof. 

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  • O’Connell D, Rieger J, Dziegielewski P, Mlynarek A, Lam Tang J, Wolfaardt J, Harris J, Seikaly H. The effect of lingual and hypoglossal nerve reconstruction on swallowing function in head and neck surgery: a prospective functional outcomes study. Journal of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery 2009;38(2):246-54.
  • Seikaly H, Rieger J, Zalmanowitz J, Lam Tang J, Alkahtani K, Ansari K, O’Connell D, Moysa G, Harris J. Functional soft palate reconstruction: A comprehensive surgical approach.  Head and Neck 2008;30:1615-1623.
  • Rieger JM, Zalmanowitz J, Li S, Lam Tang J, Williams D, Harris J, Seikaly H. Speech outcomes after soft palate reconstruction with the soft palate insufficiency repair (SPIR) procedure. Head and Neck 2008;30:1439-1444.
  • Lam Tang JA, Boliek CA, Rieger JM. Laryngeal and respiratory behaviour during pitch change in professional singers. Journal of Voice 2008;22:622-633.
  • Lam Tang J, Rieger J, Wolfaardt J. A review of functional outcomes related to prosthetic treatment after maxillary and mandibular reconstruction in patients with head and neck cancer. International Journal of Prosthodontics 2008;21:337-354.

Published Abstracts

  • Harris J, Seikaly H, Lam Tang J, Wolfaardt J, Rieger J. Functional Outcomes After Maxillectomy: Free Tissue Versus Obutrator Reconstruction. 12th International Congress on Reconstructive Preprosthetic Surgery, Charleston, South Carolina, United States. Program Booklet p108. 04/16-18/2007
  • Lam Tang JA, Rieger JM, Wolfaardt J. A Review of Functional Outcomes Related to Prosthetic Treatment After Maxillectomy and Mandibular Reconstruction in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer. 12th International Congress on Reconstructive Preprosthetic Surgery, Charleston, South Carolina, United States. Program Booklet p132. 04/16-18/2007

Poster Presentations

  • Lam Tang J, Rieger J, Wolfaardt J. A review of functional outcomes related to prosthetic treatment after maxillary and mandibular reconstruction in patients with head and neck cancer. ICRPS (International Conference on Reconstructive Preprosthetic Surgery); Charleston, SC, USA; April 16-18, 2007.
  • Lam Tang JA, Boliek CA, Rieger JM. Laryngeal and respiratory behaviour during pitch change in professional singers. Caritas Research Day; Edmonton, AB; January 25, 2007.
  • Lam Tang JA, Boliek CA, Rieger JM. Laryngeal and respiratory behaviour during pitch change in professional singers. ASHA (American Speech Language Hearing Association); Miami Beach, Florida, USA; November 16-18, 2006.