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Daniel R. Houtz, M.A., CCC-SLP

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Languages

  • English
  • Haitian; Haitian Creole

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Bio

Full-time speech pathologist and the clinical director of The Voice Disorders Center. He received his graduate degree at the University of Utah where he completed a thesis under the supervision of Dr. Nelson Roy. He has extensive experience in differential diagnosis and treatment of muscle tension dysphonia, paradoxical vocal fold motion/vocal cord dysfunction, and other functional as well as structural and neurogenic voice disorders. Mr. Houtz is a Lee Silverman Voice Treatment® (LSVT) Certified Clinician. His research interests include differential diagnosis and treatment efficacy of voice disorders. He is an author on numerous peer-reviewed research papers on voice disorders.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Therapy Services - Midlevel
Academic Divisions Speech Therapy UH
Board Certification American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Therapy Services - Midlevel
Academic Divisions Speech Therapy UH
Board Certification American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 587-3549 Imaging & Neurosciences Center
Voice Disorder Center
729 Arapeen Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Education

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Tanner, K., Roy, N., Merrill, R.M., Sauder, C., Houtz, D.R., & Smith, M.E(2012)Case-control study of risk factors for spasmodic dysphonia: A comparison with other voice disorders.  Laryngoscope, The, 122(5),1082-1092
  2. Tanner, K., Roy, N., Merrill, R.M., Kinder, K., Sauder, C., Houtz, D., Doman, D., & Smith, M.E(2012)Risk and protective factors for spasmodic dysphonia: A case-control investigation.  Journal of Voice, 25e35-e46
  3. Roy, N., Smith, M., & Houtz., D(2011)Laryngoscopic Features of External Superior Laryngeal Nerve Denervation: Revisiting a Century-old Controversy.  Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology, 120(1),1-8
  4. Tanner, K., Roy, N., Merrill, R.M., Sauder, C., Houtz, D.R., & Smith, M.E(2011)Spasmodic dysphonia: Onset, course, socioemotional effects, and treatment response.  Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology, 120(7),465-473
  5. Houtz, D., Roy, N., Merrill, R., Smith, M(2010)Differential Diagnosis of Muscle Tension Dysphonia and Adductor Spasmodic Dysphonia Using Spectral Moments of the Long-Term Average Spectrum (LTAS).  Laryngoscope, The, 120749-757
  6. Tanner, K., Roy, N., Muntz., F., Houtz, D., Sauder, C., Elstad., M., Wright-Costa, J(2010)Nebulized isotonic saline versus water following a laryngeal desiccation challenge in classically trained sopranos.  Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 56(6),1555-1566
  7. Sauder, C., Roy, N., Tanner, K., Houtz, D., Smith, M(2010)Vocal function exercises for presbylaryngis: A multidimensional assessment of treatment outcomes.  Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology, 119(7),419-428
  8. Roy, N., Whitechurch, M., Merrill, R., Houtz, D., Smith, M.E. (2008(2008)Differential diagnosis of adductor spasmodic dysphonia and muscle tension dysphonia using phonatory break analysis.  Laryngoscope, The, 1182245-2253
  9. Smith, M.E., Roy, N., Houtz, .D.R(In Press)Laryngeal reinnervation for paralytic dysphonia in children under 10 years. Archives of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  Archives of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery,

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