Rebecca L. Hancock, M.Ed., CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist, Clinical Voice Center

Education

Rebecca received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in acting with a secondary emphasis in performance voice (opera and musical theatre) from Florida State University in 2003. She earned a Master’s Degree in Communication Disorders from the University of Georgia in 2008. She completed her clinical fellowship at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Voice and Swallowing Clinics with an emphasis in voice and upper airway disorders in 2009.

Rebecca also has experience in training both classical and contemporary singing styles as well as voice production for actors including elements from the Linklater and Feldenkrais Techniques. She has performed and studied both in the United States and Europe. She maintains affiliation with the Voice and Speech Trainers Association (VASTA) and the National Association for Teachers of Singing (NATS).

Educational Focus

Rebecca’s academic focus involves clinical supervision of graduate students in the department of Communication Sciences and Disorders with an interest in voice, swallowing and upper airway pathology.

Scholarly Interests

  • Contribution to translational research in voice and airway disorders

Clinical Focus

  • Assessment and intervention of vocal pathology as part of the UK Clinical Voice Center
  • Provider of Lee Silverman Voice Treatment for treatment of voice changes associated with Parkinson Disease and related disorders
  • Assessment and intervention of the professional voice user
  • Management of behavioral disorders of the upper airway including chronic cough and paradoxical vocal fold motion
  • Dysphagia assessment and intervention
Photo: Rebecca Hancock

Rebecca L. Hancock, M.Ed., CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist
Clinical Voice Center
RebeccaLHancock@uky.edu

120M Wethington Building
900 South Limestone Street
Lexington, Kentucky 40536-0200
(859) 218-0526