Dr. Soren Lowell was awarded an NIH R15 3-year grant for a controlled clinical trial to start in fall 2020. This research will determine the effects of a novel respiratory-based treatment approach for people with muscle tension dysphonia, a prevalent voice disorder.
Current doctoral student Mariana Mendes Bahia’s recent systematic review article was selected for ASHA’s “Research Tuesday”, a program designed to promote broad dissemination of trending topics in CSD research. For one article selected from ASHA journals each week, ASHA grants open access to its readership and summarizes main findings on multiple forms of social media. Mariana’s research addresses the physiologic effects of the effortful swallow maneuver (Bahia Mendes & Lowell, 2020).
A presentation for research addressing the effects of octanoic acid on essential voice tremor was recognized for meritorious research at the Fall Voice Conference through funding provided by the National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association.
Our recently published article titled “The effect of octanoic acid on essential voice tremor: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study” is being featured on the front page of the journal Laryngoscope in their August issue, and the study will be highlighted on their website and in ENT Today.
Carly Jo Hosbach-Cannon completed her Ph.D. in Speech Sciences in December, 2016, specializing in the area of Voice and Voice Disorders. She was selected to represent Syracuse University in the 2017 Commencement ceremony as Graduate School Marshal. We are proud of her accomplishments and her wonderful representation of our Communication Sciences & Disorders department. Dr. Hosbach-Cannon is currently an assistant professor at Ithaca College in their department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.
Carly Jo Hosbach-Cannon was selected as Graduate School Marshal for the 2017 Syracuse University commencement ceremony. A luncheon honoring all of the 2017 Marshals was held 03/22/17, co-hosted by Chancellor Syverud and Provost Wheatly.
In December 2016, Carly Jo Hosbach-Cannon successfully defended her dissertation, Assessment of Tongue Position and Laryngeal Height in Two Professional Voice Populations. She is currently an Assistant Professor at Ithaca College, in the department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Congratulations Dr. Hosbach-Cannon!
Dr. Lowell visited the University of Canterbury Rose Centre for Stroke Recovery and Research in 2015 with funding from an SU ADVANCE External Mentoring Grant. She spent several days visiting and training with Dr. Maggie-Lee Huckabee and her lab colleagues. Dr. Maggie-Lee Huckabee is an international swallowing expert whose research includes the use of ultrasound to measure hyoid and laryngeal elevation in swallowing.
CSD professor wins Arts and Sciences master’s teaching award. Soren Y. Lowell described as “perfect model for a teacher” of communication sciences and disorders. READ MORE
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