Christina Thompson Roth, M.S., C.C.C.-S.L.P.
Otolaryngology (ENT/Ears, Nose, Throat)
- Senior Speech-Language Pathologist
- Cleft-Craniofacial Team Clinical Coordinator
Christina Roth is a pediatric speech-language pathologist offering care for children with ENT related speech, language and resonance disorders. She has a special interest and expertise in cleft palate feeding, speech and resonance disorders from birth through adolescence.
Christina Roth's research focuses on improving the efficacy and ultimately the quality of life of children with cleft palate speech and resonance disorders.
Pediatric Aerodigestive Center
M.S., University of the Pacific, Stockton CA 2000
B.S., California State University, Sacramento CA 1998
Internship: Department of Rehabilitation, Kaiser Permenente, Vallejo Medical Center, Vallejo CA 2000
Private practice/early intervention to adult speech-language disorders, Speech Language Learning Services of Marin -Sonoma, San Rafael CA 2001
Certificate of Clinical Competence, Speech-Language Pathology,
American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
American Speech-Language and Hearing Association
Select Recent Publications
Skirko J R, Santillana RM., Roth CT, Dunbar C, Tollefson TT. Spanish Linguistic Validation of the Velopharyngeal Insufficiency Effects on Life Outcomes: VELO Spanish. Plast and Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2018 November;6(11):p e1986
Santillana R, Skirko J, Roth C, Tollefson T. Spanish Linguistic Validation for the Velopharyngeal Insufficiency Effects on Life Outcomes. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2018 Jul/Aug;20(4):331-332.
Bhuskute A, Skirko JR, Roth C, Bayoumi A, Durbin-Johnson B, Tollefson TT. Association of Velopharyngeal Insufficiency with Quality of Life and Patient-Reported Outcomes After Speech Surgery. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017 Sept/Oct.
Hsieh TY, Funamura JL, Roth C, Rubin Z, Kurniawan S, Tollefson TT. Developing a Novel Speech Intervention iPad Game for Children with Cleft Palate, A Pilot Study. JAMA Facial Plastic Surg. 2015 Jul 1;17(4):309-11
Setabutr D, Roth CT, Nolen DD, Cervenka B, Sykes JM, Senders CW, Tollefson TT. Pharyngeal Flap for Velopharyngeal Insufficiency: Revision Rates and Speech Outcomes. JAMA Facial Plastic Surg. 2015 May-Jun;17(3):197-201