Department of Communication Disorders

Mary J. Sandage

Mary J. Sandage

Mary J. Sandage

Contact

1108 Haley Center
(334) 844-9646
sandamj@auburn.edu
Lab Website

Education

  • Ph.D. in Exercise Science, Auburn University
  • M.A. in Speech Language Pathology, The University of Iowa
  • B.A., in English, minor Linguistics, Iowa State University

Office Hours

  • By appointment

About Mary J. Sandage
Associate Professor

Major Research areas

Hormonal influences on voice assessment measures and vocal function; Muscle bioenergetics and fatigue resistance aspects of voice function; environmental influences on voice function.

Classes Taught

  • CMDS 4510 Articulation/Phonological Disorders
  • CMDS 4540 Voice Disorders
  • CMDS 7510 Advanced Articulation/Phonological Disorders
  • CMDS 7540 Advanced Voice Disorders
  • CMDS 7560 Craniofacial Anomalies
  • CMDS 7820 Dysphagia

Recent Publications and Presentations

Selected Publications:

  • Hoch, M. & Sandage, M.J. (accepted). Working toward a Common Vocabulary: Reconciling the Terminology of Teachers of Singing, Voice Scientists, and Speech-Language Pathologists. Journal of Voice.
  • Smith, A.G., Sandage, M.J., Pascoe, DD, Plexico, LW, Lima, I., & Cao, G. (accepted). Elementary school teachers’ vocal dose: muscle bioenergetic and training implications. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research.
  • Sandage, M.J. & Smith, A.G. (accepted). Muscle bioenergetic considerations for intrinsic laryngeal skeletal muscle physiology. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research.
  • Plexico, L.W. & Sandage, M.J. (2016). Influence of percent glottal fry on measurement of speaking fundamental frequency. Journal of Voice.
  • Sandage, M.J., Rahn, K.A., Smith, A.G. (accepted). Vocal ergonomics in the workplace: HVAC method influences on vocal comfort and function. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research.
  • Shembel, A.C., Sandage, M.J., & Verdolini Abbott, K. (2016). Episodic Laryngeal Breathing Disorders: Literature review and proposed theoretical framework. Journal of Voice.
  • Davis, K., Sandage, M.J., Plexico, L.W., Pascoe, D.D. (2015). The perception of benefit of vocalization on sport performance when producing maximum effort. Journal of Voice, (30)5, 639.e11-639.e16.
  • Duke, E., Plexico, L.W., Sandage, M.J., Hoch, M. (2015). Effect of traditional warm-up versus semi-occluded vocal tract exercises on the acoustic parameters of voice. Journal of Voice, 29(6), 727-732.
  • Sandage, M.J., Plexico, L.W., Schiwitz, A. (2015). Clinical utility of CAPE-V sentences for determination of speaking fundamental frequency. Journal of Voice, 29(4), 441-445.
  • Sandage, M.J., Connor, N.P., Pascoe, D.D. (2014). Vocal function and upper airway thermoregulation in five different environmental conditions. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 57, 16-25.
  • Sandage, M.J., Connor, N.P., Pascoe, D.D. (2013). Voice function differences following resting breathing vs. submaximal exercise. Journal of Voice, 27(5), 572-578.
  • Sandage, M.J. (2013). Perioperative voice recovery: an exercise physiology perspective. In Perspectives on Voice and Voice Disorders, 23(2), 47-52.

 

Recent Presentations:

  • Sandage, M.J. (2016). Optimal Voice Function – Predisposing, Precipitating, and Perpetuating Factors. Second Laryngology Society of Australasia Conference, Byron Bay, Australia.
  • Sandage, M.J. (2016). PVFM in Athletes. Second Laryngology Society of Australasia Conference, Byron Bay, Australia.
  • Ruddy, B. & Sandage, M.J. (2016). Management of Chronic Cough and Chronic Throat Clearing. Seminar, American Speech Language & Hearing Association Convention, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Sandage, M. J. (2016). Paradoxical Vocal Fold Motion – Update on Differential Diagnosis and Treatment Efficacy. 14th Biennial Phonosurgery Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.
  • Sandage, M. J. (2016). Commercial Voice Rehabilitation from an Exercise Science Perspective. 14th Biennial Phonosurgery Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.
  • Sandage, M. J. (2015). Voice Treatment Workshop: Practical Practice Patterns for Speech Pathologists. Guest speaker. Vanderbilt Voice Center, Nashville, TN
  • Sandage, M. J. (2015). Voice Treatment Inservice. The Vanderbilt Voice Center, Nashville, TN.
  • Sandage, M. J. (2014). Mindfulness Meditation and Voice Care. Seminar, Fall Voice, San Antonio, TX
  • Sandage, M. J. (2014). Exercise Physiology Principles and Implications for Voice Building and Recovery. Park-Nicollet Hospital, St. Louis Park, MN.
  • Sandage, M. J. (2014). Upper Airway Thermoregulation & Functional Implications. 13th Biennial Phonosurgery Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.
  • Sandage, M. J.  (2014). Commercial Voice Habilitation from an Exercise Science Perspective - Workshop. 13th Biennial Phonosurgery Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.
  • Sandage, M. J. (2013, 2014). Exercise Physiology and Implications for Extreme Voice Use and Training. Commercial Voice Meeting, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.
  • Sandage, M. J. (2013). Quiet in the Chaos: The Benefits of Mindfulness Training. Commercial Voice Meeting, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Grant Funding:

Multi-system Measurements of Hormonal Influence on Voice Production

        National Institutes of Health, NIDCD

        Principal Investigator: Laura Plexico, Ph.D.

        Co-Investigator:  Mary Sandage, Ph.D.

        Date of Re-Submission: November 2013

        Funded: $ 457,644

Vocal Ergonomics in the Workplace: Does HVAC Method Matter?

       College of Architecture, Design and Construction, Auburn University

       Principle Investigator: Keith Rahn, M.S.

       Co-Investigator:  Mary Sandage, Ph.D.

       Date of Submission: October 2013

             Total Award:  $5,000

In Vivo Measures of Vocal Function Response to Environmental Conditions

National Institutes of Health (NIDCD; 1F31DC010946-01A1) Principal Investigator: Mary Sandage, M.A., Doctoral Candidate

Dates of Award: January, 2011 to August, 2012

Total Award:   $62,601

 

Last Updated: August 21, 2018