Lisa is a clinical educator at the George Washington University in the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences. She directs the Gender Affirmation Voice Training Program and the Voice Disorders Clinic in the Speech and Hearing Center.
Member: American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA)
Member: ASHA Special Interest Group 3: Voice and Upper Airway Disorders
Member: ASHA Special Interest Group 19: Speech Science
Member: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Member: ACM Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction (SIGCHI)
ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (2009)
Serious Game Design, Michigan State University (2014)
- Voice Disorders
- Serious Game Design
- User-Experience Research & Design
- Gender Affirming Voice Training
My primary research interest is in the application of user-centered design and serious game design principles to improve person-centered care in the prevention and treatment of voice disorders.
Disorders of Voice (graduate course)- University of Northern Iowa
Phonetics (undergraduate course)- University of Northern Iowa, Michigan State University
Gamifying Therapy Across SLP (graduate seminar)- University of Northern Iowa
Patient-Centered Care in Speech-Language Pathology (graduate seminar)- University of Northern Iowa
Advanced Topics in Voice Disorders (graduate seminar)- University of Northern Iowa
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- Kopf, L.M. & Huh-Yoo, J. (published online 11/2020). A user-centered design approach to developing a voice monitoring system for disorder prevention. Journal of Voice.
- *Kopf, L.M., Khan, C., & Zebrowski, P. (2019). Increasing self-advocacy of adolescents who stutter through interactive narrative design. Proceedings of Meaningful Play 2018, 45-47.
- Anand, S., Kopf, L., Shrivastav, R., & Eddins, D. (2019). Using pitch height and pitch strength to characterize type 1, 2, and 3 voice signals. Journal of Voice.
- Anand, S., Kopf, L., Shrivastav, R., & Eddins, D. (2019). Objective indices of perceived vocal strain. Journal of Voice, 33(6), 838-845.
- Rubin, A., Jackson-Menaldi, C., Kopf, L.M., Marks, K., Skeffington, J., Skowronski, M., Shrivastav, R., & Hunter, E.J. (2019). Comparison of pitch strength with perceptual and other acoustic metric outcome measures following medialization laryngoplasty. Journal of Voice, 33(5), 795-800.
- Kopf, L.M., Skowronski, M.D., Anand, S., Eddins, D.A., & Shrivastav, R. (2017). The perception of breathiness in the voices of pediatric speakers. Journal of Voice, 33(2), 204-213.
- Kopf, L.M., Jackson-Menaldi, C., Rubin, A.D., Skeffington, J., Hunter, E.J., Skowronski, M.D., & Shrivastav, R. (2017). Pitch strength as an outcome measure for treatment of dysphonia. Journal of Voice, 31(6), 691-696.
- Eddins, D.A., Kopf, L.M., & Shrivastav, R. (2015). The psychophysics of roughness applied to dysphonic voice. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 138(6), 3820-3825.
- *Kopf, L. M., Graetzer, S., & Huh, J. (2015). Videos Influence Behavior Change Measures for Voice and Speech in Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease. In Proceedings of the Conference on Wireless Health (pp. 18:1–18:7). New York, NY, USA: ACM.
- Kopf, L.M., Skowronski, M.D., Shrivastav, R., & Eddins, D.A. (2013). An exciting comparison: Roex versus compressive gammachirp auditory excitation patterns in models of voice quality. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Advances in Quantitative Laryngology, Voice and Speech Research. Cincinnati, Ohio: AQL Press, 10.
PhD, Communicative Sciences and Disorders, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
MA, Speech Pathology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
BSEd, Speech Pathology and Audiology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA