Academic Faculty

Bridget Russell, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Associate Professor
E132 Thompson Hall
(716) 673-4616
Bridget.Russell@fredonia.edu
Bridget Russell, Associate Professor, SUNY Fredonia, CDS Department

Education

B.A. State University of New York at Buffalo
M.A. State University of New York at Buffalo
Ph.D. State University of New York at Buffalo
 

Work Experience

  • Editorial consultant for JSHLR and Del-Mar Publishing
  • Grant reviewer for National Science Foundation
  • Speech Production Laboratory SUNY Fredonia
  • Consultant for Buffalo Therapy Services
  • Youngerman Center for Communicative Disorders
  • Buffalo Speech & Hearing Center
  • SUNY at Buffalo Speech & Hearing Clinic
  • Speech Production Laboratory - SUNY Buffalo
  • Erie County Medical Center

Affiliations

  • NYSSLHA - New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • ASHA - American Speech-Language & Hearing Association
  • SHAWNY - Speech and Hearing Association of Western New York
  • VASTA - Voice and Speech Teacher's Association
  • The Voice Foundation
  • Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society

Specialty Areas

  • Normal and disordered speech respiration/ventilation
  • Professional voice disorders and ventilation
  • Efficacy issues in voice therapy
  • Aerodynamic, acoustic and kinematic measures of speech production
  • Transgender voice

Statement

Dr. Russell is currently an associate professor at the State University of New York at Fredonia. Current projects include research on speech ventilation and respiratory kinematics in communicatively disordered patients and aged populations. Other projects include efficacy of voice therapy projects and transgender voice therapy protocols. Also, Dr. Russell performs Acoustic/Aerodynamic/ Kinematic evaluations of speech and singing in her Speech Production and Clinical Speech and Voice labs in W112 and E149 Thompson Hall. These labs are located in the Youngerman Center for Communication Disorders. 

 

PUBLICATIONS    

     Russell, B.A., Cerny, F.J., & Stathopoulos, E.T.  (In preparation). Respiratory Kinematic and Ventilatory Response to Vocal Intensity Variation in Aged Women and Men. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research. 

     Russell, B.A. (2010). Using Manual Tension Reduction Therapy in Treating Pediatric Functional Dysphonia. Contemporary Issues in Communication Sciences & Disorders. 

     Russell, B.A. (2005). Activity Instrumentation. Encyclopedia of medical devices and instrumentation (4th edition, Vol. 1). John Wiley & Sons Inc. 

     Fall, A.S. & Russell. B.A. (2002). An exercise for improving vocal range and physical freedom in Acting. Voice and Speech Review, Volume 3.

      Russell, BA., Stathopoulos, E.T. & Cerny, F.J. (2002). Estimating blood gases during speech: A postscript of Hoit & Lohmeier, 2000. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research

      Russell, B.A. (2000). Let’s Talk…for people with special communication needs: Spasmodic Dysphonia.  American Speech and Hearing Association, Consumer Affairs Division, 10801 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD  20852 

      Russell, B.A., Cerny, F.J., & Stathopoulos, E.T.  (1998). Effects of Varied Vocal Intensity on Ventilation and Energy Expenditure in Women and Men. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 239-248. 

  

PROFESSIONAL REPORTS

2004  Application for Accreditation Evaluation of Education Programs in Audiology and/or Speech-Language Pathology (ASHA Reaccredidation application for the years 2005-2011)

 

INTERNET PUBLICATIONS

Russell, B. (2009). Muscle Tension Dysphonia: Pediatric Implications. PediaStaff Newsletter.  

Russell, B. (2009). Voice Therapy After Radiation. Expert Speaker Series. 

Russell, B. (2009). Therapy Techniques for Bilateral Abductor Palsy. Expert Speaker Series.

 Russell, B. (2009). Treatment of Hypernasality in Children with Down Syndrome. Pediastaff Articles.

Russell,B.
(2009). ICD-9 Code for Paradoxical Vocal Fold Movement. Expert Speaker Series.

Russell, B. (2009). Treatment of Hypernasality in Children with Down Syndrome Post Adenoidectomy. Pediastaff.

Russell, B. (2008). Phonemic Specific Nasality: Therapy Suggestions. Expert Speaker Series.

Russell, B. (2008). Phonological Errors Related to Velopharyngeal Insufficiency in Children. Expert Speaker Series.

Russell, B.A. (2008). Effects of Using Manual Tension Reduction in a Pediatric Case of Conversion Aphonia. SpeechPathology.com Text-Based CEU Course Journal Articles.

Russell, B. (2007). Voice Therapy Post Surgical Removal of Polyps. Expert Speaker Series. http://www.speechpathology.com/askexpert.

Russell, B. (2007). Returning Function to Paralyzed Vocal Folds. Expert Speaker Series.

Russell, B. (2007). Voice Therapy Post Surgical Removal of Polyps. Expert Speaker Series. 

Russell, B. (2007). Exercises for Unilateral Vocal Fold Paralysis.  Expert Speaker Series.

Russell, B. (2006). Treatment of Hypernasality in Children with Down Syndrome Post Adenoidectomy. SpeechPathology.com Text-Based CEU Course Journal Articles.

Russell, B. (2005). Therapy for Early Vocal Nodules in Children. Expert Speaker Series.

Russell, B. (2005). /r/ and /l/ substitutions. Expert Speaker Series.

Russell, B. (2004). Inhalation Phonation. Expert Speaker Series.

Russell, B. (2004). Breath Support Problems. Expert Speaker Series.

Russell, B. (2004). Inhalation of Sibilants. Expert Speaker Series

Russell, B. (2003). Hypernasality. Expert Speaker Series.

 

RECENT PRESENTATIONS

Russell, E. & Russell, B. (2010- April). Effects of Voice Therapy on Acoustic Vocal Parameters in Transsexual/Transgender Patients. Poster session presented at The SUNY Undergraduates Shaping New York's Future: A Showcase of Scholarly Posters at the Capitol, Albany, NY

Russell, E. & Russell, B. (2009- November). Effects of Voice Therapy on Acoustic Vocal Parameters in Transsexual/Transgender Patients. Poster session presented at the American Speech and Hearing Association, New Orleans, LA.

Hellwig, E. & Russell, B.(2009-April). Laryngeal Surface Electromyographic (sEMG) Measurement of Normal Women and Men during Speech Production. Poster session presented at the New York State Speech, Language and Hearing Convention, Saratoga Springs, NY.

Russell, E. & Russell, B. (2009- April). Effects of Voice Therapy on Acoustic Vocal Parameters in Transsexual/Transgender Patients.  Poster session presented at the New York State Speech, Language and Hearing Convention, Saratoga Springs, NY.

Russell, B. (2009-February). The Value of Flow Volume Loops in theDiagnosis and Treatment of  Vocal Cord Dysfunction. Technical session presented at the 17th Annual Pacific Voice Conference, Los Angeles, CA. 

 Russell, B. & Izdebski, K. (2009-February). The cost of breathing:Impacts on assessment and treatment of neurogenic dysphonia. Technical session presented at the 17th Annual Pacific Voice Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

Russell, B. (2008- December). Treating Muscle Tension Dysphonia: Strategies to Improve Vocal Quality. Live Online Expert Series Seminar, www.Speechpathology.com http://www.speechpathology.com/ceus/recordedcoursedetails.asp?class_id=2816 

Russell, B. (2008- November). Vocal Cord Dysfunction: Evidenced Based Assessment and Treatment. The Craniofacial Center of Western New York,  The Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.

Russell, B. (2008-April). The effects of easy onset phonation therapy on aerodynamic measures in patients with nodules. Poster session presented at the New York State Speech, Language and Hearing Convention, Saratoga Springs, NY.

 Russell, B., Pickering, J., Share, S., Sara Scheid, M.D.,Ramez Awwad, M.D.(2008-April). A case study approach to voice disorders. Short-course presented at the New York State Speech, Language and Hearing Convention, Saratoga Springs, NY

Matheron, D. & Russell, B. (2007-November). Comparison of Respiratory Retraining Techniques in the Treatment of PVFD. Poster session presented at American Speech and Hearing Association, Boston, MA.      

Kozlowski, F. & Russell, B. (2007-November). Personality Traits of Singers with Vocal Fatigue: An Investigation Using the California Personality Inventory (CPI). Poster session presented at American Speech and Hearing Association, Boston, MA.

 Russell, B. (2007-September). Vocal Cord Dysfunction (VCD): Evidenced Assessment and Treatment. Live Online Expert Series Seminar, www.Speechpathology.com http://www.speechpathology.com/ceus/recordedcoursedetails.asp?class_id=2816 

Russell, B. (2007-April). Aged Speech Breathing and Timing During Varied Vocal Intensity. Poster session presented at the New York State Speech, Language and Hearing Convention, Buffalo, NY.

Russell, B., Bunce, K. & Olsen, A. (2007-April) Vocal Cord Dysfunction (VCD): Evidenced Based Assessment and Treatment. Short-course presented at the New York State Speech, Language and Hearing Convention, Buffalo, NY.

 Matheron, D. & Russell, B. (2007-April). The Effects of Respiratory Retraining on Ventilation in a Patient with Paradoxical Vocal Fold Dysfunction (PVFD). Poster session presented at the New York State Speech, Language and Hearing Convention, Buffalo,NY

 Russell, B. (2007-February) Vocal Health Seminar. Seminar presented at the SUNY Fredonia School of Music Vocal Health Workshop, Fredonia, NY.

 Russell, B. (2007-March) Pediatric Voice Therapy. Short-course presented at Buffalo Hearing and Speech Center’s CCC Workshop Series, Buffalo, NY.

Russell, B.(2007) Effects of Singing on Ventilation and Energy Consumption.Poster session presented at SUNY Fredonia Faculty Research Exposition, Fredonia, NY.

Kozlowski, F. & Russell, B. (2007-May). Personality Traits of Singers with Vocal Fatigue: An Investigation Using the California Personality Inventory (CPI). Poster session presented at the SUNY Fredonia Student Research Expo, Fredonia, NY.

Matheron, D. & Russell, B. (2007-May). The Effects of Respiratory Retraining on Ventilation in a Patient with Paradoxical Vocal Fold Dysfunction (PVFD). Poster session presented at the SUNY Fredonia Student Research Expo, Fredonia, NY

Russell, B. (2007- March). Effects of Singing on Ventilation and Energy Consumption.  Poster session presented at the SUNY Fredonia Faculty Research Expo, Fredonia, NY

Russell, B. (2006-September). Improving Respiratory Support of Speech in Patient’s with Voice and Motor Speech Disorders. Short-course presented at the Speech and Hearing Association of Western New York (SHAWNY) Medically Based Speech Pathology Group.

Russell, B. (2006-November).Effects of Singing on Ventilation and Energy Consumption. Poster session presented at the American Speech and Hearing Association, Miami, FL.

 Russell, B.(2006-November). Manual Laryngeal Tension Reduction Treatment in Pediatric Functional Dysphonia. Poster session presented at the American Speech and Hearing Association, Miami, FL.

Russell, B.(2006-May). Manual Tension Reduction with a Pediatric Case of Muscle Tension Dysphonia. Poster session presented at SUNY Fredonia Faculty Research Exposition, Fredonia, NY.

Russell, B. (2006-April). Improving Respiratory Function in TBI Patients Using Pressure Threshold Devices. Poster session presented at the New York State Speech, Language and Hearing Convention, Saratoga Springs, NY

Russell, B. (2006-April). Manual Tension Reduction with a Pediatric Case of Muscle Tension Dysphonia. Poster session presented at the New York State Speech, Language and Hearing Convention, Saratoga Springs, NY

 Russell, B. (2006-April).Reimbursement Issues in Voice Therapy. Poster session presented at the New York State Speech, Language and Hearing Convention, Saratoga Springs, NY

Russell, B. (2006-January). SLP Treatment of Voice Disorders. Live Online Expert Series Seminar, www.Speechpathology.com

INVITED LECTURES, MINISEMINARS, INSERVICES AND SHORT COURSES

Russell, B. (2008- November). Vocal Cord Dysfunction: Evidenced Based Assessment and Treatment. The Craniofacial Center of Western New York, The Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.

Russell, B. (2009-February). The Value of Flow Volume Loops in the Diagnosis and Treatment of  Vocal Cord Dysfunction. Technical session presented at the XVII Annual Pacific Voice and Speech Conference/ UCLA, Los Angeles, CA.

Russell, B. & Izdebski, K. (2009-February). The Cost of Breathing: Impacts on Assessment and Treatment of Neurogenic Dysphonia. Technical session presented at the XVII Annual Pacific Voice and Speech Conference/ UCLA, Los Angeles, CA.

Russell, B.(2005-February). Using Instrumentation to Assess and Treat Preschool-School age Children with Communication Disorders. Fredonia CentralSchool District- Full day In-service

 

 

 


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