Mara Kapsner-Smith is a speech-language pathologist with the National Center for Voice and Speech. She received her M.S. in Medical Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Washington in Seattle, where she completed a master’s thesis in auditory-perceptual assessment of voice quality. She has worked in inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation settings, most recently in the Laryngology clinic at the University of Washington Medical Center. Mara specializes in the assessment and treatment of voice, swallowing, and respiratory disorders.
Master of Science, Medical Speech-Language Pathology, University of Washington
Bachelor of Arts, Spanish and Portuguese Studies, University of Minnesota
Publications and Presentations:
Eadie, T. L., and Kapsner-Smith, M.* (2011). The Effect of Listener Experience and Anchors on Judgments of Dysphonia. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 54(2), 430-47.
Eadie, T. L., Kapsner, M.*, Rosenzweig, J., Waugh, P., Hillel, A., and Merati, A. (2010). The Role of Experience on Judgments of Dysphonia. Journal of Voice, 24(5), 564-73.
Kapsner, M.* and Eadie, T. L. (November 2008). How Listener Experience and Auditory Anchors Affect Judgments of Dysphonia. Presented at the annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Eadie, T., Kapsner, M.*, Rosenzweig, J., Waugh, P., Hillel, A., & Merati, A. (June 2008).The role of experience on judgments of dysphonia. Platform/technical presentation at the Annual Symposium of the Voice Foundation, Philadelphia, PA.
Contact in Utah:
firstname.lastname@example.org | 801.596.2012