2018 Fall Voice Webinar Series
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Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Speaker: Albert Merati, MD - Professor and Chief, Laryngology - University of Washington School of Medicine
Topic: Paradoxical Vocal Fold Motion Disorder: Fundamentals and Philosophy of Management
Paradoxical Vocal Fold Motion disorder, which many refer to as "VCD", continues to be a vexing, complex and frustrating problem for our patients and partner MDs and SLPs. In this webinar, the assembled panel of SLPs and MDs will review the fundamentals of diagnosis and management of PVFMD as well as delving in to options for challenging cases that may not respond to initial treatment. What do we do when therapy isn’t effective? What is the true underlying cause of this problem? Why does this disorder have such a dramatic female preponderance in the adolescent/young adult patient population? Botox? Surgery? These questions and more will be discussed during this lively, interactive seminar.
Milan Amin, MD - Director, NYU Langone Voice Center
Laura Matrka, MD - Assistant Professor, Ohio State University
Mary Sandage, PhD, CCC-SLP - Assistant Professor, Auburn University
Adrianna Shembel, MA, CCC-SLP - PhD Candidate, University of Pittsburgh
Date: Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
Speaker: Paul C. Bryson, MD - Director, The Cleveland Clinic Voice Center
Topic: Difficult Cases, A Multidisciplinary Approach
The webinar will focus on evaluation techniques and management of difficult cases involving complex laryngeal pathology. The lead discussant will present the cases for discussion amongst the panelists. The discussion will focus on multidisciplinary management of these cases. Audience input and discussion will be included.
Milan Amin, MD - Director, NYU Voice Center
Amanda Gillespie, PhD, CCC-SLP - UPMC Voice Center
Sunil Verma, MD - Director, University of California-Irvine Voice Center
Michelle Adessa, BM, MS, CCC-SLP - Cleveland Clinic Voice Center
Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2017
Speaker: Blake Simpson, MD
Panelists: Sarah Schneider, MS, CCC-SLP and Mark Courey, MD
Topic: Benign Vocal Fold Lesions
September 13, 2016
Jackie Gartner-Schmidt, Edie Hapner and Michael Johns, III.
Perhaps ALL Muscle Tension Dysphonia is Secondary to Something
August 23, 2016
Al Merati, Zandy Hillel, Blair Jobe and Milan Amin
Fact and Fiction about Reflux Therapy for Voice Disorders: PPI's, Surgery and Beyond
June 21, 2016
Clark Rosen, Lucian Sulica and Mark Courey
Vocal Fold Paresis