Intercampus Program in Communicative Disorders

Jeffrey Searl

Faculty


Jeffrey P. Searl

Associate Professor
Department of Hearing and Speech
University of Kansas Medical Center

Phone: (913) 588-5937
FAX: (913) 588-5923

jsearl@kumc.edu

B.A. Psychology, 1988, Santa Clara University
M.A. Speech-Language Pathology, 1991, University of Kansas
Ph.D. Speech-Languge Pathology, 1999, University of Kansas

Interests

Articulatory contacts and associated aerodynamic and acoustic events during normal and disordered speech production; factors influencing alaryngeal speech intelligibility; quality of life of individuals with speech disorders.

Selected Publications

Searl, J., Evitts, P. & Davis, W.J. (2007). Articulatory contact pressure between the tongue and palate during normal speech production. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 15(3), 279-292.

Searl, J. (2007). Bilabial contact pressure and oral air pressure during tracheoesophageal speech. Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology, 116(4), 304-11.

Shaw, G.Y., Sectum, P., Searl, J., Keller, K., Rawi, T. & Dowdy, E. (2007). Transcutaneous neuromuscular electrical stimulation (VitalStim) curative therapy for severe dysphagia: myth or reality? Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology, 116(1), 36-44.

Searl, J., Evitts, P. & Davis, W.J. (2006). Perceptual and acoustic evidence of speaker adaptation to a thin pseudopalate. Logopedics Phoniatrics Vocology, 31(3), 107-16.

Shaw, G.Y., Sectum, P., Searl, J. & Dowdy, E. (2006). Predictors of laryngeal complications in patients implanted with the Cyberonics vagal nerve stimulator. Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology, 115 (4), 260-267.

Evitts, P., & Searl, J. (2006). Reaction times of normal listeners to alaryngeal speech. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 49 (6), 1380-1390.

McLeod, S. & Searl, J. (2006). Adaptation to an electropalatograph palate: Acoustic, impressionistic and perceptual data. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 15, 192-206

Searl, J. & Ousley, T. (2004). Phonation offset in tracheoesophageal speech. Journal of Communication Disorders, 37 (4), 371-387.

Searl, J. & Evitts, P.E. (2004). Velopharyngeal aerodynamics of /m/ and /p/ in tracheoesophageal speech. Journal of Voice, 18(4), 557-566.

Searl, J. (2003). Comparison of transducers and intra-oral placement options for measuring lingua-palatal contact pressure during speech. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 46, 1444-1456.

Searl, J. & Carpenter, M.A. (2002). Acoustic cues to the voicing feature in tracheoesophageal speech. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 45(2), 268-294.

Searl, J. (2002). Magnitude and variability of oral pressure in tracheoesophageal speech. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, 54, 312-328.

Searl, J. & Small, L. (2002). Gender and masculinity-femininity ratings of tracheoesophageal speech. Journal of Communication Disorders, 35(5), 407-420.

Searl, J. (2001). Possible effects of herbs and vitamins on voice and speech (peer-reviewed essay). Voice and Speech Review, 254-268.

Searl, J., Carpenter, M.A. & Banta, C.L. (2001). Intelligibility of stops and fricatives in tracheoesophageal speech. Journal of Communication Disorders, 34, 305-321.


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