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Faculty: Kristine Tanner

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Kristine Tanner

Title

Associate Professor

Department:

ComD

Contact Information

Office: 135 TLRB

Phone: 801-422-7045

Email: nope@kristine_tanner@byu.edumsn.com

Brief Biography

Dr. Kristine Tanner is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Disorders at Brigham Young University. She holds Adjunct appointments in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and Division of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery at The University of Utah. She consults at The Voice Disorders Center in Salt Lake City. Dr. Tanner provides care for patients with a variety of voice problems and specializes in care of the professional voice. She is also a classically trained lyric soprano.

Teaching Interests

Dr. Tanner's teaching interests include voice and airway disorders, speech and voice anatomy and physiology, and swallowing function.

Research Interests

Dr. Tanner's research interests include laryngeal and upper airway environmental irritants, hydration regulation, and voice disorder risk factors. Her current projects include asthma inhaler-related voice disorders and the effects of subglottic stenosis on voice function, both funded by the NIDCD, NIH.

Awards

1R01DC16269-01A1

NIDCD/NIH

2018 - 2023

Early Career Scholarship Award

Brigham Young University

2020

Scholarship Award

Faculty Women’s Association, Brigham Young University

2020

Meritorious Poster Award

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

2019

Extramural (Student) Loan Repayment Program Competitive Renewal

National Institutes of Health

2016 - 2017

Extramural (Student) Loan Repayment Program

National Institutes of Health

2014 - 2016

Mentoring Research Conference, 3rd Prize

McKay School of Education

2014

Quantifying voice change after hydration treatment in Sjögren’s Syndrome: Examination of relative fundamental frequency and the cepstral spectral index of dysphonia

Poster presented at the annual David O. McKay College of Education Mentored Research Conference

2014

Invited Participant, First Annual Clinical Practice Research Institute

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

2009 - 2010

Graduate Research Travel Award

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

2003

Elizabeth Fuhriman Gardner Prize for Outstanding Woman in the Health Sciences

University of Utah

2001

2R01DC009616-0A1

NIDCD/NIH

2018 - 2023

Poster Award

Fall Voice Conference

2020

Extramural (Student) Loan Repayment Program Competitive Renewal

National Institutes of Health

2018 - 2020

R56-DC009616

NIDCD/NIH

2017 - 2018

Nancy Peery Marriott Award for Teaching

David O. McKay School of Education

2016

Lessons for Success

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

2014

Meritorious Poster Award for "Quantifying the long-term effects of nebulized saline on voice production in Sjögren’s Syndrome"

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

2014

Meritorious Poster Award for "Comparing nebulized water versus saline after laryngeal desiccation challenge in Sjogren’s Syndrome"

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

2013

David W. Brewer Award for “Best Poster Presentation”

Voice Foundation 32nd Annual Symposium: Care of the Professional Voice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

2003

The Lamborn Scholarship

University of Utah

2000 - 2003

Graduate Student Academic Scholarship

Brigham Young University

1997 - 1999

Selected Publications

Neurology

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  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
  • Volume: 96
  • Issue: 21

A field-based approach to establish normative acoustic data for healthy female voices

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  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publisher: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • City: Rockville, MD
  • Country: US
  • Volume: 64

Acoustic variability in the healthy female voice within and across days: How much and why?

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  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publisher: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • City: Rockville, MD
  • Country: US
  • Volume: 64

Case study: Team develops plan to treat a music major’s muscle tension dysphonia

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  • Publication Date: 2020

Voice disorders and xerostomia

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  • Publication Date: 2020

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

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  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

An Intensive Boot Camp Approach to the Remediation of Speech Sound Disorders: A Case Report

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  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publisher: Taylor and Francis
  • Volume: 22
  • Issue: 2
  • ISSN: 2050-571X

Nebulizer use in adults with subglottic stenosis: A survey study.

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  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publisher: Sage Journals
  • City: Thousand Oaks, CA
  • Country: USA
  • Volume: 128
  • Issue: 4
  • ISSN: 1943-572X

Arthritis: Laryngeal involvement

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  • Publication Date: 2019

Assessment and Management of Muscle Tension Dysphonia: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach

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  • Publication Date: 2018

Epidemiology of swallowing disorders in rheumatoid arthritis: Prevalence, risk factors, and quality of life burden

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  • Publication Date: 2018

Effects of voice-sparing cricotracheal resection on phonation in women

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  • Publication Date: 2017

Busted, Plausible, or Confirmed: Take a look at whether or not science backs up these six common voice care recommendations

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  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Professional or Trade Magazine Article
  • Publisher: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • City: Rockville, MD
  • Country: USA

Descriptive epidemiology of voice disorders in rheumatoid arthritis: Prevalence, risk factors, and quality of life burden

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  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • City: Philadelphia, PA
  • Country: USA
  • Volume: 30
  • Issue: 1

Swallowing disorders in Sjögren’s syndrome: Prevalence, risk factors, and effects on quality of life

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  • Publication Date: 2016

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

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  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • City: Philadelphia, PA
  • Country: US
  • ISSN: 08921997

National repository for laryngeal data

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  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Publication Type: Conference Proceedings
  • Publisher: 14th Biennial Phonosurgery Symposium

Ex-vivo high-resolution MRI of the porcine larynx and segmentation of neurovascular structures

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  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Publication Type: Conference Proceedings
  • Publisher: 14th Biennial Phonosurgery Symposium

Nebulized isotonic saline improves voice production in Sjögren’s Syndrome

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  • Publication Date: 2015

The quality of life burden associated with voice disorders in Sjögren’s syndrome

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  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publisher: Sage
  • City: Thousand Oaks, CA
  • Country: USA
  • ISSN: 0003-4894

Voice disorders in Sjögren’s syndrome: Prevalence and related risk factors

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  • Publication Date: 2015

Timing of Events during Deglutition after Chemoradiation Therapy for Oropharyngeal Carcinoma

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  • Publication Date: 2015

The effects of emotional expression on vibrato

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  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Volume: 29
  • ISSN: 08921997

Voice, Speech, and Laryngeal Features of Primary Sjogren's Syndrome

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  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publisher: American Broncho-Esophagological Association
  • City: St Lewis, MO
  • Country: USA
  • Volume: 123
  • Issue: 11
  • ISSN: ISSN 0003-4894
  • Abstract: click to view

Quality of life scores compared to objective measures of swallowing after oropharyngeal chemoradiation

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  • Publication Date: 2014

Comparing nebulized water versus saline after laryngeal desiccation challenge in Sjögren's Syndrome

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  • Publication Date: 2013

Voice Symptoms and Voice-Related Quality of Life in College Students

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  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publisher: Annals Publishing Company
  • City: St Louis, MO
  • Country: USA
  • Volume: 122
  • Issue: 8

Toward Validation of the Cepstral Spectral Index of Dysphonia (CSID) as an Objective Treatment Outcomes Measure

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  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • City: Maryland Heights, MO
  • Country: USA
  • Volume: 27
  • Issue: 4

All Talked Out

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  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Professional or Trade Magazine Article
  • Publisher: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • City: Rockville, MD
  • Country: US
  • Volume: March 2013

Epidemiologic advances in spasmodic dysphonia

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  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Publication Type: Other
  • Publisher: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • City: Rockville, MD
  • Country: USA
  • Volume: 22
  • Issue: November
  • Abstract: click to view

Case-control study of risk factors for spasmodic dysphonia: A comparison with other voice disorders

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  • Publication Date: 2012