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Cara Evans

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Speech Pathologist
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What I do 

Cara Evans, MS, CCC-SLP, is a speech-language pathologist at UCSF’s Voice and Swallowing Center and Head and Neck Oncology Clinic. She specializes in the evaluation and treatment of swallowing disorders related to head and neck cancer. Her clinical interests include speech, voice and swallowing outcomes following surgery or chemoradiation for head and neck cancer.

Ms. Evans joined UCSF in 2018 after working at Community Regional Medical Center and the California Cancer Center in Fresno, CA in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Washington and graduate degree at Portland State University. She completed clinical internships at Providence Portland Medical Center and Oregon Health and Science University’s Northwest Clinic for Voice and Swallowing.

Ms. Evans belongs to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and participates in the association’s special interest groups for swallowing and voice disorders.

Ms. Evans is a former professional singer who has received her undergraduate and graduate degrees in classical voice performance from New York University.