Joel C. Kahane, Ph.D.

Joel C. Kahane, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus, School of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Phone
901.678.5800
Email
jckahane@memphis.edu
Fax
901.525.1282
Office
4055 N. Park Loop, Room 4068
Office Hours
By appointment

About Joel Kahane

Dr. Kahane joined the faculty in 1974. He is Professor Emeritus in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders and also Clinical Associate Professor of Otolaryngology at the University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences. He received his Ph.D., in Biocommunication from the University of Pittsburgh and his Masters and Bachelor Degrees from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. Dr. Kahane is a Fellow of ASHA and has been recognized for his published research by Editor's Awards and by Awards for Scientific Exhibits from ASHA and other societies.

Education

  • Ph.D.,University of Pittsburgh, 1975
  • M.S., Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, 1971
  • B.A., Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, 1969

Experience

Professional

  • Professor, Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology - The University of Memphis - 1991- 2015
  • Director, Anatomical Sciences Laboratory - The University of Memphis - 1982 - 2015
  • Full Member Graduate Faculty, Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology - The University of Memphis - through 2013
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Dept. of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery - University of Tennessee, Memphis - College of Medicine - 2010-Present
  • Professor (adjunct faculty), Dept of Otolaryngology-Head&Neck Surgery - Drexel University College of Medicine - 2004-2007; 2007-2009;2009-2012

Honors and Awards

  • Honorable Mention Award- David Brewer Research Poster Competition - The Voice Foundation - 2009
  • Editor's Award-Journal of Speech-Language and Hearing Research - American Speech-Language and Hearing Association - 2007
  • Ambramson Memorial Lecturer in Laryngology - Department of Otolaryngology & Communication Disorders, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Albert Einstein School of Medicine - 2001
  • Sally Starr Hilliard Mentoring Award - The University of Memphis - 2001
  • Distinguished Lecturer - 2000 Matthews-Rubin Lecture - The University of Pittsburgh - 2000
  • G. Paul Moore Distinguished Lecturer - The Voice Foundation - 1999
  • Cracovaner Lecturer - New York Eye and Ear Infirmary - New York Medical College - 1997
  • Fellow - American Speech-Language and Hearing Association - 1992
  • Editor's Award- Journal of Speech-Language and Hearing Research - American Speech-Language and Hearing Association - 1983
  • First Awards for Scientific Merit-Scientific Exhibit & Excellence of Presentation - American Speech, Language and Hearing Association Annual Convention - 1979
  • First Award for Excellence of Presentation - Scientific Exhibit - American Speech, Language and Hearing Association Annual Convention - 1979
  • Second Award for Scientific Merit-Scientific Exhibit - American Speech, Language and Hearing Association Annual Convention - 1973

Research and Scholarly Activities

Research Interests

Anatomy and physiology of the speech,voice and swallowing, Developmental and aging changes in the larynx and vocal tract, Upper airway clinico-pathology, Disorders of the larynx and velopharyngeal mechanism, Application of histologic techniques and medical imaging to the study of the functional morphology of the speech mechanism, Comparative anatomy of the vocal tract and larynx