Karen DrakeM.A., CCC-SLP

  • Speech Language Pathologist
  • Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Laryngology, School of Medicine

Expertise

  • Otolaryngology (ENT)

Special focus on

  • Adolescent Health
  • Athletic Training (Rehabilitation)
  • Speech Language Pathology
  • Transgender Care
  • Voice Disorders

I see patients at

Insurance

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Biography

Karen Drake received her Master's degree in communication disorders and sciences from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Ms. Drake established the Voice Program at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, a Harvard affiliate. She co-developed the voice program at the Northwest Clinic for Voice and Swallowing. Ms. Drake’s clinical interests include voice disorders in both professional and non-professional voice users and vocal cord dysfunction. She is also certified in the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment program for individuals with Parkinson disease. Ms. Drake’s research interests includes, voice disorders and vocal cord dysfunction.   She serves as adjunct faculty at the University of Oregon and Portland State University. Ms. Drake is dedicated to professional and community education in the area of professional voice use and optimal voice technique.

 

Languages

  • English