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Susan L. Thibeault, PhD, CCC-SLP, is the Director of the Voice and Swallow Section of the Otolaryngology Clinics, which specializes in evaluation and treatment of patients with voice, resonance, swallowing and airway disorders. She earned her degree from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and is certified with the American Speech Language Hearing Association.


Pediatric Voice and Swallowing

Voice and Swallowing

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UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Certifications American Speech Language Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC)
Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC)
Licenses Speech, Language Pathology (SLP)
Education University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI

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Programs & Conditions

PubMed Articles
Erndt-Marino JD Jimenez-Vergara AC Diaz-Rodriguez P Kulwatno J Diaz-Quiroz JF Thibeault S Hahn MS . In vitro evaluation of a basic fibroblast growth factor-containing hydrogel toward vocal fold lamina propria scar treatment. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater. 2017 Jun 5;
[PubMed ID: 28580765]
Thibeault SL Welham NV . Strategies for advancing laryngeal tissue engineering. Laryngoscope. 2017 Jun 5;
[PubMed ID: 28581251]
King SN Woo JH Tang S Thibeault SL . Macrophage Response to Allogeneic Adipose Tissue-Derived Stromal Cells in Hyaluronan-Based Hydrogel in a Porcine Vocal Fold Injury Model. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2017 Jun;126(6):463-477
[PubMed ID: 28385042]
Li-Jessen NYK Powell M Choi AJ Lee BJ Thibeault SL . Cellular source and proinflammatory roles of high-mobility group box 1 in surgically injured rat vocal folds. Laryngoscope. 2017 Jun;127(6):E193-E200
[PubMed ID: 27774594]
Hartley NA Braden M Thibeault SL . Practice Patterns of Speech-Language Pathologists in Pediatric Vocal Health. Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2017 May 17;26(2):281-300
[PubMed ID: 28303273]
Hanshew AS Jetté ME Rosen SP Thibeault SL . Integrating the microbiota of the respiratory tract with the unified airway model. Respir Med. 2017 May;126:68-74
[PubMed ID: 28427552]
Imaizumi M Li-Jessen NY Sato Y Yang DT Thibeault SL . Retention of Human-Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (hiPS) With Injectable HA Hydrogels for Vocal Fold Engineering. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2017 Apr;126(4):304-314
[PubMed ID: 28290232]
Jetté ME Seroogy CM Thibeault SL . Laryngeal T regulatory cells in the setting of smoking and reflux. Laryngoscope. 2017 Apr;127(4):882-887
[PubMed ID: 27653511]
Hanshew AS Jetté ME Tadayon S Thibeault SL . A comparison of sampling methods for examining the laryngeal microbiome. PLoS One. 2017;12(3):e0174765
[PubMed ID: 28362810]
Tang SS Mohad V Gowda M Thibeault SL . Insights Into the Role of Collagen in Vocal Fold Health and Disease. J Voice. 2017 Mar 27;
[PubMed ID: 28359643]
Moore J Greenberg C Thibeault SL . Predictors of Six-month Change in the Voice Handicap Index in a Treatment-seeking Population. J Voice. 2017 Jan;31(1):41-47
[PubMed ID: 26952321]
Tang SS Thibeault SL . Timing of Voice Therapy: A Primary Investigation of Voice Outcomes for Surgical Benign Vocal Fold Lesion Patients. J Voice. 2017 Jan;31(1):129.e1-129.e7
[PubMed ID: 26776951]
Li L Stiadle JM Lau HK Zerdoum AB Jia X Thibeault SL Kiick KL . Tissue engineering-based therapeutic strategies for vocal fold repair and regeneration. Biomaterials. 2016 Nov;108:91-110
[PubMed ID: 27619243]
Jetté ME Dill-McFarland KA Hanshew AS Suen G Thibeault SL . The human laryngeal microbiome: effects of cigarette smoke and reflux. Sci Rep. 2016 Oct 24;6:35882
[PubMed ID: 27775059]
Hartley NA Breen E Thibeault SL . Epidemiology of Vocal Health in Young Adults Attending College in the United States. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2016 Oct 1;59(5):973-993
[PubMed ID: 27750292]
Woo JH King SN Hoffman H Dailey S Wang S Christensen MB Thibeault SL . MERS versus Standard Surgical Approaches for Porcine Vocal Fold Scarring with Adipose Stem Cell Constructs. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Oct;155(4):612-23
[PubMed ID: 27165681]
Marvin S Gustafson S Thibeault S . Detecting Aspiration and Penetration Using FEES With and Without Food Dye. Dysphagia. 2016 Aug;31(4):498-504
[PubMed ID: 26993648]
Fishman JM Long J Gugatschka M De Coppi P Hirano S Hertegard S Thibeault SL Birchall MA . Stem cell approaches for vocal fold regeneration. Laryngoscope. 2016 Aug;126(8):1865-70
[PubMed ID: 26774977]
Stevens KA Thomson SL Jetté ME Thibeault SL . Quantification of Porcine Vocal Fold Geometry. J Voice. 2016 Jul;30(4):416-26
[PubMed ID: 26292797]
Knigge MA Thibeault S . Relationship Between Tongue Base Region Pressures and Vallecular Clearance. Dysphagia. 2016 Jun;31(3):391-7
[PubMed ID: 26796743]