Faculty Profile for Jennifer L Johnson
Biography and EducationJennifer L. Johnson, M.S. CCC-SLP holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre Performance from Western Michigan University and received a Master of Science in Communication Disorders from Texas State University. She holds a certificate of Vocology from the University of Iowa and has extensive clinical experience in the area of voice. She was formerly the senior voice pathologist for Robert T. Sataloff, M.D. and Associates and Instructor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Drexel University College of Medicine where she was actively involved in teaching medical students, residents, and fellows, as well as speech-language pathologists and singing voice specialists from around the world. She also has been active in research with the American Institute of Voice and Ear Research and with the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Drexel University College of Medicine. She is currently adjunct lecturer in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Texas at Austin teaching the graduate voice disorders course. Jennifer is a classically trained soprano with extensive performance experience in musical theater, pop, and jazz as well as experience performing opera and oratorio. She has performed professionally in major cities across the United States and in Europe and was a featured singer for Carnival Cruise Lines. She currently performs at various venues in Austin, Texas.
Singing and Acting Voice
Selected Scholarly/Creative Work
- Johnson, J. (2017, July). Transgender Voice Therapy: A Work of Art. Communicologist. Texas Speech-Language Hearing Association (TSHA).
- Sataloff, R. T., Hawkshaw, M. J., Johnson, J. L., Ruel, B., Wilhelm, A., & Lurie, D. (2011). Prevalence of Occult Laryngeal Abnormalities in Healthy Singing Teachers. Journal of Voice.
- Award / Honor Recipient: Alpha Chi Favorite Professor, Alpha Chi. April 2016
- Award / Honor Recipient: Award for Continuing Education (ACE), American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. June 1, 2011
- Award / Honor Recipient: Award for Continuing Education (ACE), American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. June 1, 2009
- Award / Honor Recipient: Award for Continuing Education (ACE), American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. May 1, 2009
- Award / Honor Recipient: Outstanding Research Award, College of Health Professions Research Forum Award of Recognition. April 1, 2005