Anand, supraja, Ph.D.
Office: PCD 3020
Dr. Supraja Anand earned her undergraduate and master’s degrees in the field of Communication Sciences and Disorders from All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, Mysore, India, and a Ph.D. in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences from University of Florida, Gainesville. Her prior research/teaching experience includes a postdoctoral fellowship at Boston University, and a 2 year stint as an Assistant Professor in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the West Chester University of Pennsylvania. Dr Anand joined the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of South Florida, Tampa in Fall 2016, as an Assistant Professor. Her research focuses on examining the effects of aging and neuromotor diseases (e.g. Parkinson’s disease) on speech and voice characteristics. Dr. Anand also investigates the perception of dysphonic voice quality in collaboration with Drs. David Eddins and Erol Ozmeral.
|Ph.D. (Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences)||University of Florida||2013|
|M.Sc. (Speech-Language Pathology)||All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, Mysore, India||2007|
|B.Sc. (Speech and Hearing)||All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, Mysore, India||2005|
SPA 6211 | Advanced Vocal Disorders
Recent Scholarly Activity
- Kopf, L., Skowronski, M. D., Anand, S., Eddins, D. A., & Shrivastav, R. (2019). Perception of breathiness in the voices of pediatric speakers. Journal of Voice, 33(2), 204-213.
- Anand, S.,Skowronski, M.D., Shrivastav, R., & Eddins, D. A., (2019). Perceptual and quantitative assessment of dysphonia across vowel categories. Journal of Voice, 33(4), 473-481.*Nominated for Journal of Voice 2019 Best Paper Award – Basic Science*
- Anand, S.,Kopf, L. M.,Shrivastav, R., & Eddins, D. A. (2019). Objective indices of perceived vocal strain. Journal of Voice, 33(6), 838-845.*Winner of Journal of Voice 2019 Best Paper Award – Speech-Language Pathology/Vocal Pedagogy*
- Anand, S.,Kopf, L.M., Shrivastav, R., & Eddins, D.A., (In Press). Using pitch height and pitch strength to characterize Type 1, 2, and 3 voice signals. Journal of Voice. Available Online, 5 September 2019.
- Eddins, D. A., Anand, S., Vera-Rodriguez, A., & Shrivastav, R. (In Press). Developing clinically relevant scales of breathy and rough voice quality. Journal of Voice. Available Online, 11 January 2020.