Jana M. Childes, M.S.
- Otolaryngology (ENT), Neurology
- Special Interests:
- Voice & Speech Disorders, ALS/MDA, Neuromuscular
- Accepting Patients:
Jana Childes received specialized training in voice and swallowing disorders while working at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Her clinical interests include the evaluation and treatment of organic, neurogenic, and functional voice disorders in adults and children, vocal cord dysfunction (VCD), voice and swallowing disorders secondary to head and neck cancer, and augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). She is certified in the Lee Silverman Voice Therapy program. Jana has published in research in the areas of perceptual voice assessment and communication impairments related to ALS. She is an Adjunct Faculty in the Speech and Hearing Sciences Department at Portland State University.
B.A., University of Northern Iowa, 2000
M.S., University of Nebraska, , 2002
American Speech-Language Hearing Association, 2003