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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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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

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

Programs & Conditions

  • Performing Arts Medicine
PubMed Articles
Knigge MA Thibeault S . Relationship Between Tongue Base Region Pressures and Vallecular Clearance. Dysphagia. 2016 Jun;31(3):391-7
[PubMed ID: 26796743]
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 May 10;
[PubMed ID: 27165681]
Erickson-DiRenzo E Enos G Thibeault SL . Early Cellular Response to Radiation in Human Vocal Fold Fibroblasts. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2016 May;125(5):425-32
[PubMed ID: 26553661]
Chen X Thibeault SL . Cell-cell interaction between vocal fold fibroblasts and bone marrow mesenchymal stromal cells in three-dimensional hyaluronan hydrogel. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2016 May;10(5):437-46
[PubMed ID: 23653427]
Marvin S Gustafson S Thibeault S . Detecting Aspiration and Penetration Using FEES With and Without Food Dye. Dysphagia. 2016 Mar 18;
[PubMed ID: 26993648]
Moore J Greenberg C Thibeault SL . Predictors of Six-month Change in the Voice Handicap Index in a Treatment-seeking Population. J Voice. 2016 Mar 4;
[PubMed ID: 26952321]
Branco A Bartley SM King SN Jetté ME Thibeault SL . Vocal fold myofibroblast profile of scarring. Laryngoscope. 2016 Mar;126(3):E110-7
[PubMed ID: 26344050]
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 Jan 17;
[PubMed ID: 26774977]
Tang SS Thibeault SL . Timing of Voice Therapy: A Primary Investigation of Voice Outcomes for Surgical Benign Vocal Fold Lesion Patients. J Voice. 2016 Jan 14;
[PubMed ID: 26776951]
Lungova V Leydon C Thibeault S . Derivation of Epithelial Cells from Human Embryonic Stem Cells as an In Vitro Model of Vocal Mucosa. Methods Mol Biol. 2016;1307:237-43
[PubMed ID: 25403465]
Hartley NA Petty BE Johnson B Thibeault SL . Comparative analysis of clinical profile: Chronic cough vs paradoxical vocal fold motion. Respir Med. 2015 Dec;109(12):1516-20
[PubMed ID: 26507903]
Hoffman HT Dailey SH Bock JM Thibeault SL McCulloch TM . Transillumination for needle localization in the larynx. Laryngoscope. 2015 Oct;125(10):2341-8
[PubMed ID: 26019116]
Bartlett RS Gaston JD Yen TY Ye S Kendziorski C Thibeault SL . Biomechanical Screening of Cell Therapies for Vocal Fold Scar. Tissue Eng Part A. 2015 Sep;21(17-18):2437-47
[PubMed ID: 26119510]
Stevens KA Thomson SL Jetté ME Thibeault SL . Quantification of Porcine Vocal Fold Geometry. J Voice. 2015 Aug 17;
[PubMed ID: 26292797]
Palencia L Das A Palecek SP Thibeault SL Leydon C . Epidermal growth factor mediated healing in stem cell-derived vocal fold mucosa. J Surg Res. 2015 Jul;197(1):32-8
[PubMed ID: 25818979]
Erickson-DiRenzo E Sivasankar MP Thibeault SL . Utility of cell viability assays for use with ex vivo vocal fold epithelial tissue. Laryngoscope. 2015 May;125(5):E180-5
[PubMed ID: 25511412]
Lungova V Verheyden JM Herriges J Sun X Thibeault SL . Ontogeny of the mouse vocal fold epithelium. Dev Biol. 2015 Mar 15;399(2):263-82
[PubMed ID: 25601450]
Welham NV Ling C Dawson JA Kendziorski C Thibeault SL Yamashita M . Microarray-based characterization of differential gene expression during vocal fold wound healing in rats. Dis Model Mech. 2015 Mar;8(3):311-21
[PubMed ID: 25592437]
Heris HK Miri AK Ghattamaneni NR Li NY Thibeault SL Wiseman PW Mongeau L . Microstructural and mechanical characterization of scarred vocal folds. J Biomech. 2015 Feb 26;48(4):708-11
[PubMed ID: 25648495]
Hughes LA Gaston J McAlindon K Woodhouse KA Thibeault SL . Electrospun fiber constructs for vocal fold tissue engineering: effects of alignment and elastomeric polypeptide coating. Acta Biomater. 2015 Feb;13:111-20
[PubMed ID: 25462850]