Bari Hoffman, PhD, CCC-SLP, is an Associate Dean in the College of Health Professions and Sciences, Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, with a joint appointment in Internal Medicine within the College of Medicine at the University of Central Florida. Dr. Hoffman serves as Director of the Center for Voice Care and Swallowing Disorders at the Ear Nose Throat and Plastic Surgery Associates. She has worked clinically in this setting for more than 20 years treating individuals with voice and upper airway disorders specializing in pediatric, professional, and neurogenic populations, along with individuals undergoing treatment for head and neck cancer. Dr. Hoffman received her doctoral degree from the University of Florida in 2001. Her current research involves studying novel treatment technologies and biomechanical mechanisms for disorders of laryngeal function, while defining the high impact on quality of life factors. She implements 3-D computer modeling of upper and lower airway function, coping strategies of individuals with dysphonia, and respiratory muscle strength paradigms in a variety of patient groups. Dr. Hoffman has a significant record of peer-reviewed publications, authorship of two other textbooks: Cases in head and Neck Cancer: A Multidisciplinary Approach and Respiratory Muscle Training. She actively lectures across the country and internationally on these topics. In recognition of her contributions to teaching, research, and service, she has received numerous awards within her university, state, and national associations.
Books by Bari Hoffman