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Faculty: Christopher Dromey

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Christopher Dromey

Christopher Dromey

Title

Professor

Department:

ComD

Contact Information

Office: 133 TLRB

Phone: 801-422-6461

Email: nope@dromey@byu.edumsn.com

Brief Biography

BA Brigham Young University

MA State University of New York at Buffalo

PhD University of Colorado at Boulde

Teaching Interests

ComD 421 Speech Science

ComD 675 - Motor Speech Disorders

Research Interests

Normal and disordered voice

Speech motor control

Motor speech disorders

Divided attention task interactions

Acoustic, aerodynamic and kinematic analysis of speech production

Speech measurement technologies

Awards

Fellowship of the Association

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

2020 - Present

Steven M. Rose Teaching and Learning Fellowship

Brigham Young University

2015 - 2017

University Professorship

Brigham Young University

2018 - 2022

Nancy Peery Marriott Outstanding Scholar

McKay School of Education

2008 - 2009

Selected Publications

Bidirectional interference between speech and non-speech tasks in younger, middle-aged and older adults

  • Authors: Bailey, Dallin; Dromey, Christopher David
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Articulatory changes in muscle tension dysphonia: Evidence of vowel space expansion following manual circumlaryngeal therapy.

  • Authors: Roy, Nelson; Nissen, Shawn L; Dromey, Christopher David; Sapir, Shimon
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Volitional Control of Vibrato in Singers

  • Authors: Carter, Neisha; Hopkin, J Arden; Dromey, Christopher David
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Vocal fold bowing in elderly male monozygotic twins: A case study

  • Authors: Tanner, Kristine; Sauder, Cara; Thibeault, Susan; Dromey, Christopher David; Smith, Marshall
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Loud speech leads to greater intelligibility improvements than amplification of habitual speech in Parkinson disease

  • Authors: Dromey, Christopher David
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Laryngeal articulatory coupling in three speech disorders

  • Authors: Dromey, Christopher David
  • Publication Type: Book, Chapter/ Section in Scholarly Book

Bidirectional interference between speech and postural stability in individuals with Parkinson?s disease

  • Authors: Dromey, Christopher David; Jarvis, Eon; Sondrup, Stuart; Nissen, Shawn L; Foreman, K.; Dibble, Leland
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Traditional treatment and altered auditory feedback lead to intelligibility benefits in a subset of speakers with Parkinson disease

  • Authors: Dromey, Christopher David
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

A preliminary report on disordered speech with deep brain stimulation in individuals with Parkinson’s disease

  • Authors: Dromey, Christopher David; Bjarnason, Suzy
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Frequency response of synthetic vocal fold models with linear and nonlinear material properties

  • Authors: Shaw, Stephanie; Thomson, Scott L; Dromey, Christopher David; Smith, Simeon
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Electropalatographic measures of stop consonants in speakers with and without apraxia of speech on repeated sampling occasions

  • Authors: Mauszycki, Shannon; Wambaugh, Julie; Dromey, Christopher David
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

The effects of practice on the concurrent performance of a speech and postural task in persons with Parkinson disease and healthy controls

  • Authors: Foreman, K; Sondrup, Stuart; Dromey, Christopher David; Jarvis, Eon; Nissen, Shawn L; Dibble, Leland
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Assessing correlations between lingual movements and formants

  • Authors: Dromey, Christopher David; Jang, Gwi-Ok; Hollis, Kristi
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Effects of age and syntactic complexity on speech motor performance

  • Authors: Dromey, Christopher David; Boyce, Kelsey; Channell, Ron W
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

The effects of emotional expression on vibrato

  • Authors: Dromey, Christopher David; Holmes, Sharee; Hopkin, J Arden; Tanner, Kristine Marie
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Kinematic and acoustic changes to vowels and diphthongs in bite block speech

  • Authors: Dromey, Christopher David; Richins, Michelle; Low, Tanner
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

The effects of noise on speech movements in young, middle-aged, and older adults

  • Authors: Dromey, Christopher David; Scott, Sarah
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Understanding the role of subsystems in speech and their interactions in evaluating symptomatology in motor speech disorders

  • Authors: Dromey, Christopher David
  • Publication Type: Book, Chapter/ Section in Scholarly Book

Exploring the clinical utility of relative fundamental frequency (RFF) as an objective measure of vocal hyperfunction

  • Authors: Roy, Nelson; Fetrow, Rebecca; Merrill, Ray M; Dromey, Christopher David
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Laryngeal desiccation challenge and nebulized isotonic saline in healthy male singers and nonsingers: Effects on acoustic, aerodynamic, and perceptual measures

  • Authors: Tanner, Kristine Marie; Fujiki, Robert; Dromey, Christopher David; Merrill, Ray M; Robb, Whitney; Kendall, Katherine; Hopkin, J Arden; Channell, Ron W; Sivasankar, M
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Effects of voice-sparing cricotracheal resection on phonation in women

  • Authors: Tanner, Kristine Marie; Dromey, Christopher David; Berardi, Mark; Mattei, Lisa; Pierce, Jenny; Wisco, Jonathan Jayme; Hunter, Eric; Smith, Marshall
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Effects of Laryngeal Activity on Articulation

  • Authors: Dromey, Christopher David; Black, Katherine
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Speech Adaptation to Kinematic Recording Sensors: Perceptual and Acoustic Findings

  • Authors: Dromey, Christopher David; Hunter, Elise; Nissen, Shawn L
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

The association between articulator movement and formant trajectories in diphthongs

  • Authors: McKell, Katherine; Dromey, Christopher David; Merrill, Ray M
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Examining acoustic and kinematic measures of articulatory working space: Effects of speech intensity.

  • Authors: Whitfield, Jason; Dromey, Christopher David; Palmer, Panika
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Bidirectional Interference Between Simulated Driving and Speaking

  • Authors: Dromey, Christopher David; Simmons, Kelsey
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Listeners’ ability to identify the gender of preadolescent children in different linguistic contexts.

  • Authors: Nissen, Shawn L; Blunck, Sharalee; Dromey, Anita; Dromey, Christopher David
  • Publication Type: Conference Proceedings

Age-Related Changes in Speech and Voice: Spectral and Cepstral Measures

  • Authors: Taylor, Sammi; Dromey, Christopher David; Nissen, Shawn L; Tanner, Kristine Marie; Eggett, Dennis Lee; Corbin-Lewis, Kim
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Effects of Background Noise on Speech and Language in Young Adults

  • Authors: Harmon, Tyson Gordon; Dromey, Christopher David; Nelson, Brenna; Chapman, Kacy
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal