Rodolfo Pena Chavez, M.S.

Doctoral Student

repena@medicine.wisc.edu

Ciucci Laboratory

Rodolfo Pena Chavez, M.S.

Rodolfo is a Fulbright doctoral student in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, working with Dr. Michelle Ciucci and Dr. Nicole Rogus-Pulia. He is from Chile and he received his Master’s degree in Speech and Languague Disorders from Universidad de Talca, Chile. His research interests include the relationship between swallowing physiology/disorders and sensory properties of food. He is also interested in food oral processing. He moved to Madison with his wife (Carolina) and his three children (Mateo (8), Emilia (5) and Pablo (1)). In his free time, he likes to go out and get to know different places in Madison and Wisconsin.