Education

Undergraduate School
University of North Texas (2006)
Graduate School
University of North Texas (2010), Speech-language Pathology
Fellowship
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2011)
Fellowship
MGH Institute of Health Professions (2021)

Research Interest

  • Improving therapeutic outcomes
  • Individual differences
  • Personality and voice connections
  • Phonotrauma
  • Vocal behavior

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Psychometric Analysis of an Ecological Vocal Effort Scale in Individuals With and Without Vocal Hyperfunction During Activities of Daily Living.
Marks KL, Verdi A, Toles LE, Stipancic KL, Ortiz AJ, Hillman RE, Mehta DD, Am J Speech Lang Pathol 2021 Oct 1-16
Changes in the Daily Phonotrauma Index Following the Use of Voice Therapy as the Sole Treatment for Phonotraumatic Vocal Hyperfunction in Females.
Van Stan JH, Ortiz AJ, Marks KL, Toles LE, Mehta DD, Burns JA, Hron T, Stadelman-Cohen T, Krusemark C, Muise J, Fox AB, Nudelman C, Zeitels S, Hillman RE, J Speech Lang Hear Res 2021 Aug 1-10
Differences in Daily Voice Use Measures Between Female Patients With Nonphonotraumatic Vocal Hyperfunction and Matched Controls.
Van Stan JH, Ortiz AJ, Cortes JP, Marks KL, Toles LE, Mehta DD, Burns JA, Hron T, Stadelman-Cohen T, Krusemark C, Muise J, Fox-Galalis AB, Nudelman C, Zeitels S, Hillman RE, J Speech Lang Hear Res 2021 05 64 5 1457-1470
Changes in a Daily Phonotrauma Index After Laryngeal Surgery and Voice Therapy: Implications for the Role of Daily Voice Use in the Etiology and Pathophysiology of Phonotraumatic Vocal Hyperfunction.
Van Stan JH, Mehta DD, Ortiz AJ, Burns JA, Marks KL, Toles LE, Stadelman-Cohen T, Krusemark C, Muise J, Hron T, Zeitels SM, Fox AB, Hillman RE, J Speech Lang Hear Res 2020 12 63 12 3934-3944
Ambulatory monitoring of Lombard-related vocal characteristics in vocally healthy female speakers.
Whittico TH, Ortiz AJ, Marks KL, Toles LE, Van Stan JH, Hillman RE, Mehta DD, J Acoust Soc Am 2020 06 147 6 EL552
Differences in Weeklong Ambulatory Vocal Behavior Between Female Patients With Phonotraumatic Lesions and Matched Controls.
Van Stan JH, Mehta DD, Ortiz AJ, Burns JA, Toles LE, Marks KL, Vangel M, Hron T, Zeitels S, Hillman RE, J Speech Lang Hear Res 2020 02 63 2 372-384
Impact of Nonmodal Phonation on Estimates of Subglottal Pressure From Neck-Surface Acceleration in Healthy Speakers.
Marks KL, Lin JZ, Fox AB, Toles LE, Mehta DD, J Speech Lang Hear Res 2019 09 62 9 3339-3358

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Pan-American Vocology Association (2015)
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (2011)
  • The Voice Foundation (2010)