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Susan Thibeault

Susan Thibeault

Voice disorders, research in tissue engineering of vocal fold/laryngeal immunology, developed unique primary and immortalized human cell lines and vibrational bioreactors

Professor, otolaryngology, surgery; director, Voice and Swallow Clinics School of Medicine and Public Health Work: 608-890-5643 Home page


  • Voice disorders
  • Vocal fold biology
  • Vocal fold tissue engineering
  • Laryngeal immunology
  • Adult stem cells in laryngology


  • First Diane M. Bless Endowed Chair in Otolaryngology
  • Early Career Contributions in Research Award, American Speech Language and Hearing Association, 2005
  • Robin Cotton Lecturer, American Academy of Otolaryngology annual meeting, 2006
  • Kay Pentax Lecturer, American Speech Language and Hearing Association Annual Meeting, 2010
  • Associate Vice Chair for Research in the UW Department of Surgery