Minneapolis • Lions Voice Day

May 3, 2014, 10-2:30pm – Minneapolis

Lions Voice Day


“Educate Your Voice”
Join us for our first event dedicated to World Voice Day
as we discuss
Common Voice Issues, the Aging Voice, Vocal Health, Neurogenic Voice Disorders, Treatment,
Research, and much more!!!

Place: University of Minnesota – Lions Voice Clinic

Address: University of Minnesota – Department of Otolaryngology/ Lions Voice Clinic, Phillips-Wangensteen Building (8th floor), 420 Delaware St. S.E., Minnespolis, MN 55455

Presenters include:
Lions Voice Clinic team
George S. Goding, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S.
Stephanie Misono, M.D., M.P.H.
Deirdre D. Michael, Ph.D., CCC/SLP
Lisa Butcher, M.M. (voice), M.A., CCC/SLP
Jesse Hoffmeister, B.Mus., M.S., CFY/SLP

Dr. Peter Watson – University of Minnesota, Dept. of Speech-Lanuage-Hearing Sciences
Dr. Josh Aman – University of Minnesota, Dept. of Speech-Lanuage-Hearing Sciences
Dr. Sharyl Samargia – University of Wisconsin, Dept. of Communicative Disorers

Saturday May 3rd, 2014. Time: 10-2:30pm
(Refreshments and Snacks Provided)

This event is free and open to the public; parking offered at a discounted rate.

Schedule includes:
Block 1 – “Voice Matters”
Presentations by Dr. Stephanie Misono, Dr. Deirdre Michael, Mr. Jesse Hoffmeister and Ms. Lisa Butcher

• Vocal health and when to see a doctor
• Vocal hygiene – How much is in your “voice bank?!”
• Aging voice/singers
• Q & A with the Lions Voice Clinic team

Words from our Key Note Speaker

Lunch break with tours of the clinic, and time for students to meet professionals in the field and representatives from area colleges and universities offering graduate programs in speech-language pathology.

Block 2 – “The Living Larynx”
Presentations by Dr. George “Shep” Goding, Ms. Lisa Butcher, Drs. Josh Aman and Peter Watson

• The neurology and evolution of the larynx
• Types of spasmodic dysphonia and essential voice tremor
• Research: MTD vs. SD
• Live: Laryngeal exam with stroboscopy
• Q & A with the Lions Voice Clinic team, Dr. Aman, Dr. Watson, Ms. Yu-Wen Chen, and Dr. Sharyl Samargia


Contact person: Lisa Butcher, email
MM, MA, CCC-SLP, 612-626-3416





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