Edie R. Hapner, PhD
Edie R. Hapner, PhD, is a speech-language pathologist with more than 30 years of experience in the treatment of speech, voice, and swallowing disorders. Dr. Hapner serves on the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Board of Directors, and has served as the coordinator of ASHAs Special Interest Group 3, Voice and Voice Disorders and multiple other ASHA committees. She is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and served on the committee to develop guidelines on the evaluation and treatment of hoarseness (dysphonia, 2009). In 2013, she received an honor award from the AAO-HNS. Dr. Hapner has presented more than 100 lectures, workshops, and seminars on voice and voice disorders; authored more than 28 published articles in the area of voice and voice disorders; and published a competency based program for flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES).