Dr Jeanne Marshall

Conjoint Senior Research Fellow

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences


Dr Jeanne Marshall is a speech pathologist with expertise in paediatric feeding and swallowing. She is currently employed in a conjoint role between Children's Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service and The University of Queensland. Jeanne’s primary research interest is paediatric feeding disorder, with a particular focus on preventative health in this area. Jeanne has various projects aligned with this concept, across the themes of better diagnostics, early intervention, and awareness and advocacy. Jeanne also has a passion for research translation and building research capacity in the health workforce, working alongside clinicians at Children's Health Queensland to improve care on the front line.

Work Profile: Dr Jeanne Marshall is a Senior Lecturer in speech pathology and an advanced speech pathologist at the Queensland Children's Hospital.

Teaching Themes: Paediatric dysphagia, research translation

Research interests: Paediatric Feeding Disorder (PFD); paediatric dysphagia, paediatric trachestomy, complex medical infants and children

Publications: 31 peer-reviewed journal articles and 2 invited editorials. Impact: 254 citations, H-index = 8, average citations per paper = 8.8, field weighted citation impact = 1.64 (Scopus, October 2023).

Reviewer: International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology; Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health; American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology; Dysphagia; Nutrients

Editorial Boards: Associate Editor for Speech, Language and Hearing

Professional Memberships: Speech Pathology Australia; Dysphagia Research Society; American Speech Hearing Association International Affiliate

Research Interests

  • Paediatric feeding disorders and dysphagia
  • Infant feeding
  • Telehealth
  • Simulation and workforce education

Research Impacts

Paediatric feeding disorders and dysphagia can have a significant impact on short- and long-term health outcomes for children, as well as on the parent-child relationship. Jeanne's research in this area aims to improve the health trajectory for children with these difficulties, from appropriate identification and diagnosis of PFD, to management and ultimately prevention.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland


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  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Master Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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