Virtual Meeting | Hosted by the Greater Los Angeles Dysphonia Support Group

2023thu16mar5:00 pmthu7:00 pmVirtual Meeting | Hosted by the Greater Los Angeles Dysphonia Support Group

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Please join the Greater Los Angeles Dysphonia Support Group for a virtual meeting on Thursday, March 16, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM PST.

Gather virtually with the Greater Los Angeles Support Group and hear from our guest speaker, Scott Norris, MD, from Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Norris will share an update about his current research funded by Dysphonia International. Utilizing fMRI, he is investigating how different regions of the brain communicate so that treatment can be more targeted for increased effectiveness. You can also learn more about his research by clicking HERE.

Michael Johns, MD will also be present to address any medical questions.

Since this meeting is virtual, all are welcome to attend no matter your location! We look forward to seeing you there!

About Scott Norris, MD | Dr. Norris is an Associate Professor, Neurology and Radiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. He is both a clinician and a researcher. Dr. Norris received his medical degree from the University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, and completed his residency and fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Norris’ research interests include neuroimaging, pathophysiology of movement disorders and dystonia, mechanisms of deep brain stimulation, basal ganglia physiology and pharmacology.

About Michael Johns, III, MD | Dr. Johns is passionate about medicine and about helping individuals with voice, swallowing and airway disorders. Prior to joining Keck Medicine of USC, Dr. Johns cofounded one of the first interdisciplinary voice centers in the United States at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He is now director of the USC Voice Center, where he and his team members call on state-of-the-art technology for diagnosis and treatment, including awake laser therapy and vocal cord injections for age-related voice changes.

Dr. Johns received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in otolaryngology at the University of Michigan Medical Center – Ann Arbor, and his fellowship in laryngology at Vanderbilt University Hospital & Clinic.

A dedicated researcher, Dr. Johns is working to advance minimally invasive treatment approaches and developing applications for novel injectable therapeutics for vocal paralysis, muscle weakness, scarring and aging. He is an avid supporter of the NSDA and our local support groups.

WHEN | Thursday, March 16, 2023
TIME | 5:00 – 7:00 PM EST | (Please adjust to your time zone accordingly)

Greater Los Angeles Dysphonia Support Group Leader
Toni Gold |


(Thursday) 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Online | Zoom

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