Hans Bogaardt is a Speech Pathologist and Clinical Epidemiologist, who is specialized in assessment and treatment of dysphagia. Currently Hans works as Lecturer in Speech Pathology at The University of Sydney, Australia. Hans completed his undergraduate degree in Speech Pathology at the Leidse Hogeschool in Leiden, the Netherlands and worked for several years in Germany and the Netherlands in different hospitals and rehabilitation centers. In 2004 he obtained his master’s degree in Evidence Based Practise / Clinicial Epidemiology at the University of Amsterdam. In the following years Hans worked as a clinician and researcher at the Department of Otolaryngology of the Academic Medical Center in Amsterdam. In 2009 he finished his PhD with a thesis titled \'Current Aspects of Assessment and Treatment of Dysphagia\'. Next to his teaching, Hans is involved in several research projects looking into assessment and treatment of swallowing disorders in a range of different patient populations.