Margaret Walshe, M.Sc. PhD is an Associate Professor and speech and language therapist at the University of Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Her specific area of interest is evidence-based practice and rehabilitation in communication and swallowing disorders. She has worked with individuals with dementia focusing on communication and swallowing difficulties as a clinician for a number of years. She is a member of the interprofessional Cochrane Rehabilitation Field and has published over 160 manuscripts and conference abstracts.