Katherine Verdolini Abbott, PhD, CCC-SLP

Instructor, College of Education and Rehabilitation

kabbott@salus.edu

Katherine Verdolini Abbott, PhD, CCC-SLP

Education: 

  • PhD, Experimental Psychology, Washington University
  • MS, Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University

Role at Salus University: 

  • Instructor, Speech-Language Pathology

Clinical Specialty:

  • Voice disorders

Selected Representative Publications: 

  • Roth, D.F., Verdolini Abbott, K., Carroll, T.L., Ferguson, B.J. (2013).  Evidence for primary laryngeal inhalant allergy: a randomized, double-blinded crossover study.  International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology, 3(1), 10-18. doi: 10.1002/alr.21051. Epub 2012 Nov 5.
  • Helou, L.B., Wang, W., Ashmore, R.C., Rosen, C.A., & Abbott, K.V. (2013).  Intrinsic laryngeal muscle activity in response to autonomic nervous system activation.  Laryngoscope, 123(11), 2756-2765.
  • Gillespie, A.I., Gartner-Schmidt, J., Rubenstein, E.N., & Abbott, K.V. (2013).  Aerodynamic profiles of women with muscle tension dysphonia/aphonia.  Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 56(2), 481-488.  doi: 10.1044/1092-4388 (2012/11-0217).  Epub 2012 Sep 19.
  • Helou, L.B., Wang, W., Ashmore, R., Rosen, C.A., & Verdolini Abbott, K. (2013). Intrinsic laryngeal muscle activity in response to autonomic nervous system activation.  Laryngoscope, 123(11), 2756-65. doi: 10.1002/lary.24109.
  • Ingle, J., Helou, L.B., Li, Y.K., Hebda, P.A., Rosen, C.A., & Verdolini Abbott, K. (2014). Role of steroids in acute phonotrauma: a basic science investigation. Laryngoscope, 124(4), 921-7. doi: 10.1002/lary.23691.
  • Ziegler, A., Verdolini Abbott, K., Johns, M.M., Klein, A., & Hapner, E.R. (2014). Preliminary data on two voice therapy interventions in the treatment of presbyphonia. Laryngoscope, 124(8), 1869-1876.
  • Dietrich, M., & Verdolini Abbott, K. (2014).  Psychobiological stress reactivity and personality in persons with high and low stressor-induced extralaryngeal reactivity. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, e-pub ahead of print, doi: 10.1044/2014_JSLHR-S-12-0386.
  • Nanjundeswaran, C., Jacobson, B.H., Gartner-Schmidt, J., & Verdolini Abbott, K. (2015).  Vocal Fatigue Indes (VFI): Development and validation.  Journal of Voice, Mar 17.  pii: S0892-1997(14)00198-2.  doi:  10.1016/jvoice.2014.09.012. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Gillespie, A.I., Slivka, W., Atwood, C.W. Jr., & Verdolini Abbott, K. (2015).  The effects of hyper and hypocapnia on phonatory laryngeal resistance in women.  Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, Mar. 11. Doi: 10.1044/2015_JSLHR-S-13-0270.  [Epubahead of pring]
  • Yiu, E.E.M., Chan, J.M.K., Li, N.Y.K., Tsang, R., Verdolini Abbott, K., Kwong, E., Ma, E.P.M., Tse, T.W., & Lin, Z.X (in press).  Wound healing effect of acupuncture for treating phonotraumatic vocal pathologies: cytokine study.  Laryngoscope.
  • Shembel, A., Verdolini Abbott, K., Kolouri, S., Xu, Hongming. (in press). Comparison of quantification methods in measurement of respiratory glottal configuration.  Journal of Voice

Professional Activities/Awards: 

  • Fellow, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2000
  • Honors, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2009

Professional Certification: 

  • ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence License, Speech-Language Pathology, State of Pennsylvania

Teaching Awards: 

  • Faculty Member of the Year, awarded by NSSLA, The University of Iowa,
    Iowa City, IA, for 1990-1991 academic year
  • Award of Appreciation for Faculty, awarded by NSSLA, The University of Iowa chapter, Iowa City, IA, for 1994-1995 academic year