- Voice and Swallowing Disorders
JoAnna Sloggy received a bachelor’s degree in music from Methodist University where she studied voice and piano co-currently. She earned her master’s degree in communication sciences and disorders from the University of Memphis and also has a Certificate of Clinical Competence in speech-language pathology. She completed a rotation at St. Jude Children’s Hospital focusing on pediatric cancer rehabilitation. She completed her clinical fellowship focusing on voice and upper airway disorders at the UK Voice & Swallow Clinic and is currently the singing voice specialist for the clinic. Sloggy has extensive training and experience with voice in both classical and contemporary commercial music genres and vocal pedagogy. She has performed extensively as a musical theater performer in the regional theater circuit and continues to run a music studio focusing on training performers for a career in the arts. She is a member of the National Association for Teachers of Singing (NATS).
Sloggy’s specialized training includes the evaluation and treatment of professional voice users. She also provides assessment and intervention of general voice disorders and behavioral disorders of the upper airway including vocal cord dysfunction and chronic cough, as well as evaluation and treatment of pediatric voice disorders. Additionally, she is a certified provider of Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) for treatment of voice changes associated with Parkinson’s disease and related disorders.
Faculty RankClinical Speech PathologistSinging Voice Specialist
University of Memphis, Memphis, Tenn.
University of Kentucky, Voice and Swallow Clinic, Lexington
Certifications and Special Training
Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology, Lee Silverman Voice Therapy
Somatic Voicework™ The Lovetri Method, Levels 1-3
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