Sarah L. Schneider, MS, CCC-SLP is the Speech Language Pathology Director at the UCSF Voice and Swallowing Center. She specializes in the evaluation and treatment of all aspects of voice with expertise in the professional speaking and singing voice. She joined the UCSF Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at the Voice and Swallowing Center in 2007 and since that time has helped to further develop the voice and swallowing program striving to provide world class care to those with voice and swallowing complaints. She has her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) and is licensed in the state of California.
Ms. Schneider is active in several voice research projects within the UCSF Voice and Swallowing Center and a voice research consultant outside of this institution. She is on the editorial board for the Journal of Voice, contributor to voice texts, and an active speaker locally, nationally, and internationally on vocal health and rehabilitation. She is a leader in coordinating voice conferences and other educational activities. She has studied voice privately and performed as a soloist, in choral settings and in musical theatre which helps further guide her clinical practice.
Ms. Schneider earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees at Marquette University where she was awarded the Alfred J. Sokolnicki Clinical Excellence Award at each commencement. She completed her clinical fellowship at the Vanderbilt Voice Center in Nashville, TN and was hired to continue work there following her fellowship. Prior to joining the UCSF Voice and Swallowing Center team, she also worked in the private practice of Dr. Robert T. Sataloff in Philadelphia, PA continuing to establish herself as a voice clinician.
Professional affiliations include ASHA, the Special Interest Groups (SIG) - Voice and Voice Disorders (SIG3) and Telepractice (SIG18) of ASHA, and the California Speech and Hearing Association.