Julie Barkmeier-Kraemer, PhD, CCC-SLP

Credentials: Professor, Division of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, ASHA Fellow

Julie Barkmeier-Kraemer, PhD, CCC-SLP is a Professor in the Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Clinical Director for the Voice Disorders Center, and adjunct faculty to the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at the University of Utah. Dr. Barkmeier-Kraemer served as a coordinator for SIG 3: Voice and Voice Disorders, co-chaired the ASHA Annual Research Symposium on Neural Regeneration in 2009, served as ASHA’s representative to the AAO-HNS Guidelines on Improving Voice Outcomes after Thyroid Surgery, and is currently a member of the Instrumental Voice Assessment Protocol working group and the Research and Scientific Affairs Committee for ASHA. 

She was awarded Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in 2011. Dr. Barkmeier-Kraemer serves as co-chair of the Feeding Matters Research Committee and contributed to their study of the Infant and Child Feeding Questionnaire and its potential use in the early identification of feeding and swallowing problems in infants and children. Her research focuses on normal and abnormal voice and swallowing with specific focus on sensorimotor controls of the larynx (aka “voice box) for respiration, voice production, and swallowing. She is also interested in developing effective methods for treating voice and swallowing problems with particular focus on behavioral management of vocal tremor and spasmodic dysphonia.