Listening and Learning

Speech-Language Pathology Graduate students and professor represent Touro College at a prestigious world recognized international conference in voice

June 23, 2014

Touro College School of Health Sciences students from the graduate program in Speech-Language Pathology and their mentor, Professor Gisele Oliveira, Ph.D., presented Voice and Communication Characteristics in Voicemails: A Comparison between Males and Females. Students Rina Hoch, Zisel Maxwell, and Dina Braunstein drummed up interest in their work and ideas, and they did an outstanding job representing the program and the college at the symposium. 

Since 2003, Professor Gisele Oliveira has been a participant and presenter at The Voice Foundation Annual Symposium. Professor Oliveira presented five papers this year, including two international collaborative works. She also participated as a judge in the symposium's poster contest.


Title: The Use of iPad for Digital Recording of the Human Voice in the Clinical and Research Settings
Authors: Gisele Oliveira, Gaetano Fava, Rachel Pekarsky

Title: Voice and Communication Characteristics in Voicemails: A Comparison between Males and Females
Authors: Rina Hoch, Zisel Maxwell, Dina Braunstein, Sharon Sutton, Gisele Oliveira

Title: Cross-Cultural Adaptation, Validation and Cutoff Value of the Italian Version of the Voice Activity and Participation Profile – VAPP
Authors: Gaetano Fava, Nico Paolo Paolillo, Gisele Oliveira, Mara Behlau

Title: The Use of Sound Pressure Level (SPL) Meter Apps in the Clinical Setting
Authors: Gaetano Fava, Jaclyn B. Spitzer, Gisele Oliveira

Title: Linguistic and Cultural Adaptation of the Vocal Fatigue Handicap Questionnaire(VFHQ)into English
Authors: Nico Paolo Paolillo, Gaetano Fava, Gisele Oliveira, Giuseppe Pantaleo, Mara Behlau