Marina-Elvira Papangelou, PhD, CCC-SLP

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    Areas of Treatment :
    Voice Disorders/professional voice, neurogenics, stuttering, articulation,

    Specialties :
    Speech Pathologists

    Hospital Affiliation :
    TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital

    Practice Name :
    TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital

    Location :
    Houston, 77030 United States

    Practice Website :
    TherapyAces.com

    Years in Practice :
    1986

    Description of Practice :

    I am interested in Voice and Voice disorders and specifically the occupational/professional/artistic voice. I am trained to help individuals who make a living out of their voice, make it stronger. I also enjoy working with patients who have different neurogenic deficits such as Parkinson's disease and I am trained in LSVT-Loud, the Interactive Metronome, and geriatrics. Further, I have knowledge in the areas of aphasia, apraxia, fluency, articulation, hearing impaired individuals, dyslexia, and language development. I work with all ages.

    Research studies:

    Papangelou, M.E. & Marquart, M. B. (November 2015).The Effects of postural positions on voice in a Locked-In-Syndrome: A case study. Upcoming poster presentation at the annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing-Association, Denver, Co, U.S.A.

    Papangelou, M.E. Acoustic and Perceptual Analysis of bilingual Spanish-English speaking children. Ph.D. Dissertation available from ProQuest

    Papangelou, M.E. & Kent, R. (November 2003). Acoustic comparison of Greek and American-English Vowels. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Atlanta, G.A., U.S.A.

    Papangelou, M.E., Roy, N., Ryker, S. K., & Bless, D.M. (June, 2001). Vocal Violence in actors: A study of physiological correlates. Paper presented at the thirtieth annual symposium: Care of the Professional Voice. Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.

    Papangelou, M.E. Trying to Communicate: Desperation leads to augmentative communication (1994): Presentation (long version) at the International Association for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC), Maastricht, Netherlands´┐Ż

    Areas of Expertise :
    Voice Disorders, Professional Voice

    Education/Degree :
    City University

    Year Graduated :
    1986

    Board Certification :
    Licensed in Texas

    How do you try to make a difference in the lives of your patients?

    By empowering them, making them feel that they are able to overcome their obstacles, by being passionate myself about their treatment, and by trying to provide ethical treatments. I also try to edu

    Professional Society Memberships :
    Houston Association of Communication Disorders, American Speech-Language Hearing Association

    Honors and Awards :

    • Inducted into the Golden Key International Honour Society (October 2007)
    • Continuing Education Award, American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Five Consecutive Times

    Teaching and Speaking :

    I like to provide lectures to other professionals in the field of Speech-Language Voice pathology. I am the co-owner of M & M International CEUs, LLC (TherapyAces) and I provide continuing education courses. 

    Research Interests :

    Occupational voice disorders, neurogenics, breathing in severly impaired individuals

    Philanthropic Initiatives :
    Provides treatment to people who cannot always afford to pay for their sessions. She has provided treatments at the Greek Hospital in Evangelismos, to individuals with cochlear implants for free.

    Attributes Success To:
    Education, hard work, and the ethics that her parents instilled in her; as well as having exceptional teachers.

    Languages :
    Greek, French, German

    Place of Birth :
    Athens, Greece

    Gender :
    female

    Favorite Medical Journal :
    Journal of Voice

    Hobbies/Sports :
    Ballet, Pilates, theatre, classical music, opera, fine arts, reading, walking, skiing, dancing, traveling around the world, sailing, hiking, camping, swimming

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