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Tiny irritants can leave you speechless

Published: October 22nd, 2014

Pollen, mold, and more pollen! These environmental allergens are highly prevalent in the Gainesville area and when ‘tis the season local residents can have a huge problem. Allergies are the […]

There’s an App for That?

Published: October 15th, 2014

Smartphones. What would we do without them? We line up around the block, waiting for hours for the newer, faster, bigger, better, sleeker models of our pocket companions. Everyone has […]

Voice Therapy in Transgender Transitions

Published: September 30th, 2014

  The Netflix original series, Orange is the New Black (OITNB) shows the struggles Sophia Burset endures as a male-to-female transgender woman. OINTB’s prison hairdresser, Sophia, has a character arc […]

The UAD presents at the Annual ISARP Meeting

Published: September 29th, 2014

  Dr. Karen Hegland, Dr. Michelle Troche, and Alexandra Brandimore presented their research at the annual meeting for the International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology. This year’s meeting, […]

Alex Brandimore Receives Travel Award from ASHA

Published: September 29th, 2014

Alexandra Brandimore, UAD PhD student, received a Student Research Travel Award to attend the ASHA Annual convention in Orlando, FL, November 20-22, 2014. This award is given to the highest-rated […]

Michelle S. Troche Headshot

Dr. Michelle Troche interviewed by U.S. News and World Report

Published: September 29th, 2014

Dr. Michelle Troche was interviewed for a piece on ‘Recovering Language after Stroke’ in U.S. News and World Report.

Importance of Vocal Training for Singers

Published: September 22nd, 2014

Like the world’s most talented athletes, professional singers dedicate their lives to the craft of their vocal sport and spend countless hours practicing and refining their skills.

Vocal health during football season

Published: September 12th, 2014

When football season rolls around each year, you might find yourself with more than just tired feet and a sunburned face after a home game. You could also wake up the next day with a voice that just doesn’t sound quite right.

The UAD welcomes visiting PhD student from Germany

Published: September 5th, 2014

The UAD welcomes, Beate Schumann, a PhD student from University Hospital in Aachen, Germany. She will be visiting our lab through the end of December, learning about the evaluation, measurement, and management of airway protective mechanisms in people with Movement Disorders. Her current work is focused on airway protective deficits in people with Huntington’s disease. We look forward to the mutual collaboration.

Endoscopic view of larynx

Joan Rivers and Laryngoscopy

Published: September 5th, 2014

Laryngoscopic procedures occur on a daily basis at many facilities and have been refined to an art by the clinicians who practice them. The death of Joan Rivers is obviously unfortunate, but her experience is not typical. Let your medical team (not stories from the media) be your guide when it comes to making medical decisions.