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Laura Habich

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Speech Pathologist
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What I do 
Laura Habich, MS, CCC-SLP is a speech-language pathologist at the UCSF Voice and Swallowing Center and Head and Neck Surgical Oncology with the Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery (OHNS). She specializes in the evaluation and treatment of swallowing, voice, and upper airway disorders. Her clinical interests include professional speaking/singing voice, neurogenic voice disorders, paradoxical vocal fold motion disorder, chronic cough, irritable larynx syndrome, and dysphagia in the head and neck cancer population. Her scholarly interests include the evaluation and treatment of paradoxical vocal fold motion disorder.
 
Ms. Habich joined the UCSF Voice and swallow team in 2018 upon completion of her clinical fellowship at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Voice and Swallow Clinics. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh and completed her graduate work in speech-language pathology at Loyola University Maryland, where she had a clinical internship at the Johns Hopkins Voice Center.
 
Her professional affiliations include the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). With a passion for music, Ms. Habich has studied voice privately and performed in the choral setting, which has helped to inform her clinical practice.