Voice Lab Logo

UT Voice Lab: News

April 29, 2022 - UT Interprofessional Health Showcase

Nayanika Ghosh will present the poster Effect of Breathiness on Essential Voice Tremor (co-authors: Elaina Derrick and Rosemary A. Lester-Smith) at the UT Interprofessional Health Showcase.

February 19, 2022 - Conference on Motor Speech

Lizzy Eidson will present the poster Source-filter Interactions in Simulated Respiratory and Laryngeal Tremor (co-authors: Brad H. Story and Rosemary A. Lester-Smith) at the Conference on Motor Speech in Charleston, SC.

July 7, 2021 - Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association Webinar

Dr. Lester-Smith will present Evidence-Based Voice Therapy for Vocal Tremor and Laryngeal Dystonia for the Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association Webinar Series.

June 3-5, 2021 - Voice Foundation Symposium

Dr. Lester-Smith will present Characterization of Source-Filter Interactions in Vocal Vibrato Using Neck-Surface Accelerometry (co-authors: Elaina Derrick and Charles R. Larson) and Optimizing Acoustical and Perceptual Assessment of Vocal Tremor for Telepractice (co-authors: Charles G. Jebaily and Brad H. Story) at the Voice Foundation Virtual Symposium.

October 24, 2020 - Fall Voice Virtual Conference

Dr. Lester-Smith will present The Effects of Voice Quality, Pitch, and Loudness Adjustments on Vocal Tremor and Vibrato (co-authors: Kylie E. Dunne, Elaina Derrick, Charles R. Larson, & Leora R. Cherney) and the poster Treating Vocal Tremor and Dystonia: Evidence for Voice Therapy (co-authors: Corinne H. Miller & Leora R. Cherney) at the Fall Voice Virtual Conference.

February 8, 2020 - Austin Spasmodic Dysphonia Support Group Meeting

The UT Voice Lab will welcome members of the Austin Spasmodic Dysphonia Support Group to UT for a presentation on Clinical and Research Perspectives on Vocal Tremor and a tour of the lab.

December 4, 2019 - Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America

Dr. Lester-Smith will present the poster Degree of Vocal Fold Adduction Affects Listener Perception of Simulated Laryngeal Vocal Tremor (co-author: Brad H. Story) at the Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America in San Diego, CA.

October 18, 2019 - Fall Voice Conference

Dr. Lester-Smith, Kylie E. Dunne, and Melanie A. Looper will present the poster The Effects of Masked and Delayed Auditory Feedback on Fundamental Frequency Modulation in Vocal Vibrato (additional co-author: Charles R. Larson) at the Fall Voice Conference in Dallas, TX.

August 21, 2019 - Health Alliance for Austin Musicians Voice Seminar

Dr. Lester-Smith will present Getting to Know Your Instrument at the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM) Voice Seminar, where voice scientists, otolaryngologists, speech-language pathologists, and voice teachers will come together to share information about vocal health with HAAM members.

May 30, 2019 - Voice Foundation Symposium

Dr. Lester-Smith will present the poster Auditory-Motor Control of Pitch in Individuals with Essential Vocal Tremor: A Pilot Study (co-author: Charles R. Larson) at the Voice Foundation Symposium in Philadelphia, PA.

March 20, 2019 - Center for Brain, Behavior, and Evolution Annual Spring Symposium

Dr. Lester-Smith will present Auditory-Motor Control of Voice in Healthy and Neurologically-Impaired Speakers at this interdisciplinary symposium on vocalization hosted by The Center for Brain, Behavior, and Evolution at The University of Texas at Austin.