SWALLOW SOLUTIONS LLC is dedicated to individuals suffering from swallowing disorders, generally known as dysphagia. We focus on two areas related to dysphagia – therapeutic devices for diagnosing and treating swallowing disorders and nutritional food products tailored to the patient’s diagnosed level of swallowing difficulty.
Meet Our Team
Eric Horler, MBA, MEM, is the CEO of Swallow Solutions. Eric has a broad-based background in medical devices. Prior to Swallow Solutions, he was General Manager of the Premium Anesthesia & Respiratory Care division at GE Healthcare. Previously he held a series of positions in product development, business development, and marketing at Baxter Healthcare, including director of products and services for Baxter’s Renal division in Latin America.
Dr. JoAnne Robbins, PhD, CCC-SLP, BRS-S, is a Professor at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and Associate Director of the Geriatric Research Educational and Clinical Center (GRECC) at the Veterans Hospital in Madison. Dr. Robbins’ team has been instrumental in assessing the relationship between tongue/lingual pressure and people’s ability to swallow. The research is protected by patents owned by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) that are licensed to Swallow Solutions.