Keri Miloro

Keri Miloro

Clinical Assistant Professor
Phone: (603) 862-0055
Office: UNH Communication Sciences & Disorders, Hewitt Hall, Durham, NH 03824

Keri Vasquez Miloro, MS, CAGS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, has over 20 years of experience serving adults in the acute, sub-acute, long-term care, homecare and outpatient settings. She recently transitioned to academia to strengthen education and training of students, applying the highest levels of evidence-based practice, specifically in swallowing and swallowing disorders. She is also a practicing clinician in both an acute-care and acute rehabilitation hospital, specializing in the treatment and management of dysphagia in adults. She is passionate about teaching and practicing person-centered care with a focus on interdisciplinary collaboration. Keri continues to be the first and only board-certified specialist in swallowing and swallowing disorders (BCS-S) in New Hampshire.

She advanced her education earning the Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study from Boston University where she gained knowledge and skills conducting research in swallowing disorders and proficiency in conducting flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES). Keri was actively involved in research with areas of interest in dysphagia rehabilitation, head neck cancer and aspiration/oral care. She has several publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals, and an invited speaker for local and national organizations. Recently, Keri has started a mentoring program for SLPs to learn and implement FEES at their facilities.

Keri serves on the executive board for the New Hampshire Speech, Language and Hearing Association as the Vice President of Membership - Outreach. She is passionate about providing education and training in the field of swallowing and swallowing disorders to her colleagues and community outreach.

Courses Taught

  • COMM 521: Anat&Phys Speech&Hear Mechansm
  • COMM 740: Adults w/Acquired Brain Injury
  • COMM 812: Dysphagia
  • COMM 870: Clinical Practicum


  • M.S., University of New Hampshire
  • B.S., University of New Hampshire
  • C.A.G.S., Boston University

Selected Publications

  • Kaneoka, A., Pisegna, J. M., Miloro, K. V., Lo, M., Saito, H., Riquelme, L. F., . . . Langmore, S. E. (2015). Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Pneumonia with Oral Care in Individuals Without Mechanical Ventilation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, 36(8), 899-906. doi:10.1017/ice.2015.77

  • Miloro, K. V., Pearson, W. G., & Langmore, S. E. (2014). Effortful Pitch Glide: A Potential New Exercise Evaluated by Dynamic MRI. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 57(4), 1243-1250. doi:10.1044/2014_jslhr-s-13-0168

  • Langmore, S., Krisciunas, G. P., Miloro, K. V., Evans, S. R., & Cheng, D. M. (2012). Does PEG Use Cause Dysphagia in Head and Neck Cancer Patients?. Dysphagia, 27(2), 251-259. doi:10.1007/s00455-011-9360-2