Matthew Hoffman Receives National Award

Matthew Hoffman, an MD/PhD student pursuing a PhD in the Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders, recently received a Graduate Student Scholarship from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. He studies the physiology of voice production and swallowing in normal and disordered states under the direction of Drs. Jack Jiang and Timothy McCulloch. His dissertation focuses on the development and assessment of new methods of treating vocal fold paralysis.