Dysphonia International Research Travel Awards
Supporting the future of voice research through research travel awards
The Dysphonia International Research Travel Award program provides travel funds to annual meetings of professional associations whose focus is voice, both for research and clinical advancement. By bringing investigators together to present their research on spasmodic dysphonia and related voice conditions, we are making connections that will help further their interest in voice conditions and ensure that it will continue to be an area of focus for future research.
This type of collaboration positions Dysphonia International not only as an organization for people living with SD and related voice conditions but one that is there to partner with healthcare professionals and researchers in the field of voice and serve as an ongoing resource to them.
We are currently offering Research Awards to the following organizations, which are administered through the respective organization.
Research Travel Award Abstracts
Amanda Hu | Northwell Health
Bethany Ho | Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine
Reliability of Phonemically Loaded Sentences in Spanish for Identifying Laryngeal Dystonia (LD) by non-Spanish Speaking Speech-Language Pathologists
Eugenia Castro, MS | USC Voice Center / California State University Los Angeles
Acoustic Measures Most Predictive of Botulinum Toxin Treatment Outcomes in Adductor-type Laryngeal Dystonia
Jenny L. Pierce, PhD | University of Utah
Kirsten Meenan, MD | Medical University of South Carolina
Assessing Multifactorial Quality of Life Benefit of Botulinum Injection in Treatment of Spasmodic Dysphonia with the Modified 5-Factor Glasgow Benefit Inventory
Michael Cirelli, BA | Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine
Luke Aldridge-Waddon, PhD | Oxford University
William Karle, MD | Northwell Health
Kaila Harris | Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Vibro-tactile Stimulation as a Feasible Symptomatic Treatment for the Voice Disorder Spasmodic Dysphonia
Researcher Arash Mahnan is the recipient of 2020 the NSDA Research Award in partnership with The Voice Foundation.