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Ali Verdi wins Fall Voice Award!

October 24, 2020

Very happy for MGH IHP Master's student Ali Verdi who has received one of only six Fall Voice Virtual Podium/Virtual Poster Pod Awards! Ali and IHP doctoral student Katie Marks collaborated closely on their study on Ecological Momentary Assessment of Vocal Effort in Patients with Vocal Hyperfunction. In 2020, the Fall Voice was a virtual conference, and Ali submitted a pre-recorded presentation and was present live for Q&A.

The purpose of the study was to investigate the ecological momentary assessment (EMA) of vocal effort exhibited in daily life by patients with vocal...

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Newly minted Dr. Olivia Murton!

October 13, 2020

Congratulations to SHBT doctoral student Olivia Murton who successfully defended her thesis on "Health monitoring with voice analysis: Acoustic correlates of heart failure, irregular pitch periods, and dysphonia"!

Olivia has been an integral lab member at the MGH Voice Center for over 4 years and is the consummate Renaissance woman, with knowledge in linguistics, voice and speech science, speech-language pathology, cardiology, quiz bowl competitions...

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