The Austin American-Statesman featured the exceptional work of former UT Voice Lab student Greg Jebaily and the Moody IT Team in optimizing telepractice for speakers with voice disorders.Read the Statesman article
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.
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.
Dr. Lester-Smith will present Evidence-Based Voice Therapy for Vocal Tremor and Laryngeal Dystonia for the Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association Webinar Series.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Lester-Smith presented Simulating Essential Vocal Tremor with Vocal Vibrato to four-time Grammy award-winning soprano Renée Fleming and her team during their visit to the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab.Watch the video of Renée's visit