Jan S. Lewin

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA

Jan S. Lewin received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA and her Ph.D. degree from Michigan State University, Lansing, Mich, USA. Lewin serves as a Professor at the Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Surgery, MD Anderson Cancer Center, The University of Texas, Houston, Tex, USA and a Section Chief of the Speech Pathology and Audiology Section at the same university. She is well recognized for her academic and clinical contributions to the areas of alaryngeal speech restoration after total laryngectomy, swallowing rehabilitation of patients treated for head and neck cancer, and videoendoscopic and stroboscopic evaluation of laryngeal function. Under her direction, the Section of Speech Pathology and Audiology is recognized as the premier program for functional rehabilitation and restoration of oncology patients. Lewin provides editorial review for many professional journals. She is the principal investigator or a collaborator on numerous multidisciplinary research projects. She has authored or coauthored over 50 peer-reviewed articles, 16 book chapters, and other publications on the topic of functional restoration of speech and swallowing.

Biography Updated on 3 June 2012

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