Speech-Language Pathologist & Singing Voice Specialist
EFP: 2006
EMT: 2008
EMCI: 2019

Specialties: Therapy, Singing, Speaking
Languages: English
Joanna discovered EVT in 2005 and has never looked back. She was the first Estill student to receive the Estill Figure Proficiency (CFP) in 2006. She then went on to become a Estill Master Trainer (EMT) in 2008 and Estill Mentor & Course Instructor (EMCI) in 2019.Joanna received her Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology from The Ohio State University in 2009 and was one of the first students to become certified in OSU's Singing Health Specialization Program. While finishing her graduate work, Joanna worked closely with several EVT experts, including Kim Steinhauer and Tom Burke. Joanna completed her speech-language pathology clinical fellowship with Dr. Robert T. Sataloff at his voice center in Philadelphia, PA. She then went on to work at such renowned voice centers as The Johns Hopkins Voice Center at GBMC in Baltimore and Vanderbilt Voice Center in Nashville. In October of 2014, Joanna was invited to join fellowship-trained laryngologist Dr. James Daniero as the singing voice specialist/SLP for the University of Virginia Voice & Swallowing Clinic. She is now Director of Outpatient Voice & Swallowing Rehabilitation. Joanna has been teaching voice for over 20 years. She is also an experienced performer. Joanna has studied with Tom Burke, MS, CCC-SLP, in New York City, Kim Steinhauer, PhD, in Pittsburgh, and Kerrie Beechler Obert, MA, CCC-SLP, in Columbus.

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