Katherine L. Marks Hartigan, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Boston University College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College
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Katherine L. Marks, PhD, CCC-SLP, is a postdoctoral fellow at Boston University, working under the mentorship of Cara Stepp, PhD, in the STEPP Lab for Sensorimotor Rehabilitation Engineering. Her primary interests include: diagnostic measures of laryngeal dystonia, quantifying vocal effort, and assessment and treatment of hyperfunctional voice disorders.

Validation of an Automated Acoustic Outcome Measure for Adductor Laryngeal Dystonia
08/10/2022 - 08/09/2024 (PI)
NIH/National Institute on Deafness & Communication Disorders

Concurrent Validity of an Automated Objective Outcome for Adductor Laryngeal Dystonia
12/01/2022 - 11/30/2023 (PI)
American Speech Language Hearing Foundation


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  1. Frankford SA, Marks KL, Feaster TF, Doyle PC, Stepp CE. Symptom Expression Across Voiced Speech Sounds in Adductor Laryngeal Dystonia. J Voice. 2022 Nov 21.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36424240; PMCID: PMC10199961; DOI: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2022.10.002;
  2. Marks KL, Feaster TF, Baker S, Díaz-Cádiz ME, Doyle PC, Stepp CE. Spectral Aggregate of the High-Passed Fundamental Frequency and Its Relationship to the Primary Acoustic Features of Adductor Laryngeal Dystonia. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2022 Nov 17; 65(11):4085-4095.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36198059; PMCID: PMC9940896; DOI: 10.1044/2022_JSLHR-22-00157;
  3. Cortés JP, Lin JZ, Marks KL, Espinoza VM, Ibarra EJ, Zañartu M, Hillman RE, Mehta DD. Ambulatory monitoring of subglottal pressure estimated from neck-surface vibration in individuals with and without voice disorders. Applied Sciences. 2022; 12(21):10692.
  4. Prudente CN, Chen M, Stipancic KL, Marks KL, Samargia-Grivette S, Goding GS, Green JR, Kimberley TJ. Effects of low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in adductor laryngeal dystonia: a safety, feasibility, and pilot study. Exp Brain Res. 2022 Feb; 240(2):561-574. PMID: 34859288; PMCID: PMC8858301; DOI: 10.1007/s00221-021-06277-4;
  5. Toles LE, Roy N, Sogg S, Marks KL, Ortiz AJ, Fox AB, Mehta DD, Hillman RE. Relationships Among Personality, Daily Speaking Voice Use, and Phonotrauma in Adult Female Singers. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2021 Dec 13; 64(12):4580-4598. PMID: 34731578; PMCID: PMC9150681; DOI: 10.1044/2021_JSLHR-21-00274;
  6. Marks KL, Verdi A, Toles LE, Stipancic KL, Ortiz AJ, Hillman RE, Mehta DD. Psychometric Analysis of an Ecological Vocal Effort Scale in Individuals With and Without Vocal Hyperfunction During Activities of Daily Living. Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2021 Nov 04; 30(6):2589-2604. PMID: 34665647; PMCID: PMC9132024; DOI: 10.1044/2021_AJSLP-21-00111;
  7. Van Stan JH, Ortiz AJ, Marks KL, Toles LE, Mehta DD, Burns JA, Hron T, Stadelman-Cohen T, Krusemark C, Muise J, Fox AB, Nudelman C, Zeitels S, Hillman RE. Changes in the Daily Phonotrauma Index Following the Use of Voice Therapy as the Sole Treatment for Phonotraumatic Vocal Hyperfunction in Females. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2021 Sep 14; 64(9):3446-3455. PMID: 34463536; PMCID: PMC8642084; DOI: 10.1044/2021_JSLHR-21-00082;
  8. Van Stan JH, Ortiz AJ, Cortes JP, Marks KL, Toles LE, Mehta DD, Burns JA, Hron T, Stadelman-Cohen T, Krusemark C, Muise J, Fox-Galalis AB, Nudelman C, Zeitels S, Hillman RE. Differences in Daily Voice Use Measures Between Female Patients With Nonphonotraumatic Vocal Hyperfunction and Matched Controls. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2021 May 11; 64(5):1457-1470. PMID: 33900807; PMCID: PMC8608188; DOI: 10.1044/2021_JSLHR-20-00538;
  9. Toles LE, Ortiz AJ, Marks KL, Burns JA, Hron T, Van Stan JH, Mehta DD, Hillman RE. Differences Between Female Singers With Phonotrauma and Vocally Healthy Matched Controls in Singing and Speaking Voice Use During 1 Week of Ambulatory Monitoring. Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2021 Jan 27; 30(1):199-209. PMID: 33472007; PMCID: PMC8740583; DOI: 10.1044/2020_AJSLP-20-00227;
  10. Van Stan JH, Mehta DD, Ortiz AJ, Burns JA, Marks KL, Toles LE, Stadelman-Cohen T, Krusemark C, Muise J, Hron T, Zeitels SM, Fox AB, Hillman RE. Changes in a Daily Phonotrauma Index After Laryngeal Surgery and Voice Therapy: Implications for the Role of Daily Voice Use in the Etiology and Pathophysiology of Phonotraumatic Vocal Hyperfunction. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2020 Dec 14; 63(12):3934-3944. PMID: 33197360; PMCID: PMC8608140; DOI: 10.1044/2020_JSLHR-20-00168;
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2022 American Speech Language Hearing Foundation: Speech Science Grant
2022 Ruth Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship
2021 National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association: Fall Voice Podium Presentation Award
2020 Voice Foundation: New Investigators Forum
2015 Kenneth N. Stephens Research Award
2015 NSSLHA: National Member Honors
2013-2015 National Student Speech Language Hearing Association: Member
2013 Dystonia Coalition: Travel Scholarship
2013 Delta Zeta Foundation: Charline Chilson Scholarship
2012 The Academy of Neurological Communication Science and Disorders: Scholarship
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