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Edie R. Hapner, PhD, CCC-SLP

Edie Hapner, PhD

Associate Professor
Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

Director of Speech Language Pathology
Emory Voice Center


BA: University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
MS: Fontbonne College, St. Louis, MO
PhD: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN


American Speech Language Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence
Georgia State Licensure


Director of Speech-Language Pathology
Emory Voice Center

Director of Education
Department of Speech Language Pathology
Emory Healthcare

Adjunct Faculty
Communication Sciences and Disorders
University of Georgia

Adjunct Instructor
Department of Speech-Language Pathology
Georgia State University

Speech-Language Pathologist
Evelyn Trammell Voice and Swallowing Center


Kathleen Quigley Lectureship. Society for Otolaryngology Nurses.
Outstanding Alumnae. University of Missouri-Columbia College of Education
Clinical Scholar, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery


American Speech Language Hearing Association
National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association
American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Scientific Fellow
Atlanta Head & Neck Cancer Coalition, Inc.
Voice Foundation
Communication Sciences Research Group (CSRG)
American Speech Language and Hearing Association: Special Interest Division 3, Voice and Voice Disorders, Coordinator
Georgia Division of Public Health Office of Healthy Behaviors Georgia Tobacco Cessation Plan Work Study Committee


Eadie, TL & Hapner, ER. (2010). “Current Issues in Voice Assessment and Intervention in the U.S.A.”. Yiu, E (ed). Multilingual aspects of voice disorders: Multilingual Matters.2011.

Hapner, ER. Normal Glottal Configuration: in Katherine Kendall & Rebecca Leonard: Videostroboscopy. 2010.

Hapner, ER & Wise, J. Results of a large scale head and neck cancer screening of an at risk population. Journal of Voice. June 2010.

Schwartz, SR, Cohen, SM, Dailey, SH Rosenfeld, RM, Deutsch ES, Gillespie MB, Hapner, ER, et al. Clinical practice guideline: hoarseness (dysphonia). Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, 141, S1-S31. September 2009.

Hapner, ER, Maira, C., Wise, J., & Johns, MM, Differences in temporal variables between voice therapy completers and dropouts. Journal of Voice. July, 2009.


Research focus is in the early detection and prevention of head and neck cancer in at risk populations. Additional research foci are in the evaluation and treatment of the aging voice.