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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

Performing Arts Medicine - Voice Disorders


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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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PubMed Articles
Chen H Erndt-Marino J Diaz-Rodriguez P Kulwatno J Jimenez-Vergara AC Thibeault SL Hahn MS In vitro evaluation of anti-fibrotic effects of select cytokines for vocal fold scar treatment. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater . 2018 Sep 5;
[PubMed ID: 30184328]
Li L Stiadle JM Levendoski EE Lau HK Thibeault SL Kiick KL Biocompatibility of injectable resilin-based hydrogels. J Biomed Mater Res A . 2018 Aug;106(8):2229-2242
[PubMed ID: 29611890]
Marvin S Thibeault S Ehlenbach WJ Post-extubation Dysphagia: Does Timing of Evaluation Matter? Dysphagia . 2018 Jul 24;
[PubMed ID: 30043081]
Brates D Molfenter SM Thibeault SL Assessing Hyolaryngeal Excursion: Comparing Quantitative Methods to Palpation at the Bedside and Visualization During Videofluoroscopy. Dysphagia . 2018 Jul 24;
[PubMed ID: 30043080]
Bartlett RS Thibeault SL Insights Into Oropharyngeal Dysphagia From Administrative Data and Clinical Registries: A Literature Review. Am J Speech Lang Pathol . 2018 May 3;27(2):868-883
[PubMed ID: 29710238]
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 . 2018 Apr;106(3):1258-1267
[PubMed ID: 28580765]
Borders JC Gibson AL Grayev A Thibeault S Predictors of dysphagia in critically injured patients with neck trauma. J Crit Care . 2018 Apr;44:312-317
[PubMed ID: 29268199]
Lungova V Verheyden JM Sun X Thibeault SL β-Catenin signaling is essential for mammalian larynx recanalization and the establishment of vocal fold progenitor cells. Development . 2018 Feb 16;145(4)
[PubMed ID: 29386246]
Knigge MA Thibeault SL Swallowing outcomes after cricopharyngeal myotomy: A systematic review. Head Neck . 2018 Jan;40(1):203-212
[PubMed ID: 29083513]
Chen X Foote AG Thibeault SL Cell density, dimethylsulfoxide concentration and needle gauge affect hydrogel-induced bone marrow mesenchymal stromal cell viability. Cytotherapy . 2017 Dec;19(12):1522-1528
[PubMed ID: 28986174]
Thibeault SL Welham NV Strategies for advancing laryngeal tissue engineering. Laryngoscope . 2017 Oct;127(10):2319-2320
[PubMed ID: 28581251]
Tang SS Mohad V Gowda M Thibeault SL Insights Into the Role of Collagen in Vocal Fold Health and Disease. J Voice . 2017 Sep;31(5):520-527
[PubMed ID: 28359643]
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]
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]