Amanda C. Hembree, MA CCC-SLP is a Speech-Language Pathologist with expertise in voice and swallowing disorders, adult language disorders, neurological disorders of speech and swallowing and post-surgical head and neck rehabilitation. Ms. Hembree is a graduate of Valparaiso University and received her Master's Degree in Speech - Language Pathology from New York University. She began working in private practice for voice and speech pathology in 1996.
Ms. Hembree has been published in Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, v51 n2 p350-366 Apr 2008 titled “Vocal Hygiene Education, Voice Production Therapy, and the Role of Patient Adherence: A Treatment Effectiveness Study in Women with Phonotrauma” and operative techniques in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery: Swallowing Disorders, Vol 8, # 4, 1997 titled “Dysphagia Evaluation and Treatment.” Ms. Hembree is also a co-author of “Sensation and swallowing: Endoscopic evaluation of deglutition in the anesthetized larynx,” from The Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology 2002:111:291-294.
Ms. Hembree has experience as the Clinical Coordinator of the New York Center for Voice and Swallowing Disorders at the New York Head and Neck Institute. She also actively participates in the training of graduate students from Universities all over the country. She is the owner of Westside Voice & Swallowing Disorders, a private practice located in midtown Manhattan and in Yonkers, NY. In addition to a private practice clinical position, she was the Director of the North General Hospital Center's Speech & Hearing Department.
Ms. Hembree constantly works on evidenced based practice research regarding the treatment of voice and swallowing disorders in order to remain well educated in her field