Edie R. Hapner
Edie R. Hapner, PhD, CCC-SLP, is a Professor in the Caruso Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and Director of Speech Language Pathology at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. She is a fellow of the American Speech Language and Hearing Association, and Associate Fellow of the American Laryngological Association and a Distinguished Fellow of the National Academy of Practice. She has presented hundreds of lectures, workshops, and seminars on voice and voice disorders. She has over 50 published articles in the area of voice and voice disorders, multiple book chapters, and is co-editor of the book Voice Therapy, Clinical Case Studies, Fourth Edition. Dr. Hapner developed and implemented the voice curriculum for Medbridge Inc, an online learning systems for speech language pathologists where multiple leaders in voice present accessible and easily understandable lectures on voice and voice disorders.
Dr. Hapner has served on the Board of Directors for the American Speech Language and Hearing Association as the Vice President of Planning, Coordinator of the SIG 3 Voice and Voice Disorders, member of the Voice Committee for the American Academy of Otolaryngology and served on the AAOHNS Guidelines Committee for Dysphonia. She will chair the ASHA Annual Convention in 2020.
Dr. Hapner's research interests include aging voice, dystonia and adherence to voice therapy. She is co-author of Phonation Resistance Training Exercises (PhoRTE), an evidence based treatment for aging voice.