Ashwini Joshi, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Ashwini Joshi’s research interests are in developing evidence-based assessments and treatments for voice disorders. The two primary foci of her current research are identifying low-cost assessment tools for voice disorders and developing an evidence-based protocol for rehabilitation after vocal fold surgery for benign lesions. A grant from the National Institute of Health allows for the measurement of patient compliance towards current post-surgical protocols.
MFA, CCC-SLP, PhD
Post-doctoral Research Fellow
Marianna Rubino is a postdoctoral research fellow in the Joshi Lab. Current research interests pertaining to voice include actor voice training, identity, and implementation science. Professional memberships include ASHA, SIG 3, Voice Foundation, PAVA, and VASTA, where she chairs Healthcore. Dr. Rubino has acted in professional productions in New York City, Houston, Chicago, and elsewhere.
MM, MA, CCC-SLP
Abigail Dueppen is a coloratura soprano with degrees in vocal performance and speech language pathology. She has performed internationally and works as a speech-language pathologist at the Texas Voice Center, focusing on voice disorders. Her research interests include voice science, rehabilitation, vocal pedagogy, and vocology.
Ruiqing 'Stephanie' Fan
Ruiqing 'Stephanie' Fan is a clinical fellow and first-year Ph.D. student at the University of Houston. Her research interests include the post-surgical rehabilitation of phonomicrosurgery and integrating machine learning to improve the care of patients with voice disorders.