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Ruth Martin Innovator of the Year Award

CSD professor earns innovation award

Communication Sciences and Disorders professor Ruth Martin, whose invention - Abilex - helps exercise and strengthen the jaw, tongue and mouth for people who have difficulty swallowing or speaking, has been recognized by WORLDiscoveries with its Innovator of the Year Award.

A deceptively simple-looking hand-held instrument, the Abilex helps exercise and strengthen the jaw, tongue and mouth for people who have difficulty swallowing or speaking.

Learn more about Professor Martin and her innovation.

About the Vanguard Awards

The Vanguard Awards recognize local researchers, who, through partnership with WORLDiscoveries, have achieved various market-readiness milestones.