2018 Fall Voice Conference
October 25-27, 2018
Motif, Seattle, Washington
The Fall Voice Conference is designed to encourage and educate professionals on a multi-disciplinary approach to the management of vocal disorders. The focus of this conference is the clinical care of patients with voice-related difficulties and how clinical and basic science research guide clinical care.
The conference will be divided among invited lectures, panel discussions, and scientific presentations. Physicians, Speech-Language Pathologists, Voice Scientists and Voice Teachers are encouraged to attend and participate.
The Southern Alliance for Physician Specialties CME is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Southern Alliance for Physician Specialties CME designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This course is offered up to 2.2 ASHA CEUs (Advanced level, Professional area).
Fall Voice 2018 Main Program
Friday, October 26 - Saturday, October 27
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Diane M. Bless, PhD
Division of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Dr. Bless is director of the UW vocal functions laboratories communication processes unit. She
has research interests in lifespan change in voice production, efficacy of treatment of vocal dysphonias, assessment/measurement of laryngeal function, and physiological
effects of voice treatments. Dr. Bless heads the Division's Voice Section, which specializes in the evaluation and treatment of patients with voice, resonance, and
Cara E. Stepp, PhD
Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
Dr. Stepp is the director of the STEPP LAB for Sensorimotor Rehabilitation Engineering at Boston University. The
goal of her research is to apply engineering tools to better understand, rehabilitate, and augment disordered human communication. Her long-term research goal is to extend
current and novel therapeutic advances to the voice and speech system, improving treatment alternatives.