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Jackie Gartner-Schmidt, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow is co-director of the University of Pittsburgh Voice Center, co-director of the Upper Airway Exercise Breathing Center, Professor of Otolaryngology and Director of Speech-Language Pathology-Voice Division at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Gartner-Schmidt’s 25-year clinical and research focus specializes on care of the professional voice, as well as the clinical effectiveness of voice therapy and respiratory retraining.  She has also co-authored seven patient reported outcome measures (PROMs).  She has written numerous publications and book chapters and frequently presents nationally and internationally. Dr. Gartner-Schmidt is co-director of one of the largest voice therapy conferences in the nation. In 2018, she presented a TEDxTalk ® on How Our Voices Reveal Anxiety.


Department of Communication Science and Disorders