Departments & Divisions
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Chair of Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Director of Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Program and CSD Certificate Program
Dr. Fang-Ling Lu has nearly 30 years of academic careers in teaching, research, administrative service, clinical work. She is currently the Chair and Graduate Program Director in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at UT Health. Dr. Lu’s clinical expertise and research interests are motor speech disorders, dysphagia, voice disorders, and trach care in adult patients with neurological diseases, structural abnormality, and head and neck cancer.
1998 1st Award for Scientific Exhibit: Teaching Slides/Laser CDs for Anatomy of Speech and Hearing, ASHA Convention, St. Louis, OH.
2018-2020 Excellence in Teaching Award: School of Health Professions, UT Health San Antonio
2011 President Council’s Teaching Award ($3,000); University of North Texas
1999 Pioneers of Distribution Learning Award; Center for Distribution Learning, University of North Texas
School of Health Professions
Faculty Council, Admissions, Curriculum
School of Dentistry
Post-Tenure Evaluation Committee
Association Schools Advancing Health Professions (ASAHP): Member, Research, Discovery, and Innovation Committee
Abstracts in Peer-Reviewed Journals
Lu, F., Kao, T.H., Gilmore, A., Gomez, G., & Sun, D. (2019). Prophylactic measures and intervention for post-surgical dysphagia after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 100(12), e216. [doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2019.10.172]
Lu, F., Kao, T.H., Meaux, V., Thomas, S., Rattan, K., & Sun, D.Y. (2019). Understanding dysphagia following anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. Dysphagia, 34: 948. [doi: 10.1007/s00455-019-10022-z]
Matteson, S. & Lu, F. (2009). High precision frequency analysis of vocal acoustic spectra. Journal of Acoustical Society of America, 126(4), 2550.
Matteson, S. & Lu, F. (2009). Vocal inharmonicity analysis: A promising approach for acoustic screening for dysphonia. Journal of Acoustical Society of America, 125(4), 2638.
Lundy, D.S., Xue, J.W., Casiano, R.R., & Lu, F. (1998). Thyroplasty type I- Short- vs. long-term results. Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, 119(2), P178.
Lundy, D.S., Abre-Silva, C., Lu, F., & Casiano, R.R. (1996). Etiology of hoarseness in elderly patients. Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, 115(2), 162-163.
Casiano, R.R., Lu, F., Lundy, D.S., & Goodwin, W.J. (1995). Thyroplasty type I in irradiated patients. Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, 113(2), P193.
Civantos, F.J., Armstrong, W., Lu, F., & Burkey, B. (1995). The lateral arm microvascular flap in head and neck reconstruction. Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, 113(2), P43-256.
Lu, F., Casiano, R.R., Lundy, D.S., Goodwin, W.J., & Xue, J.W. (May 1995). Longitudinal evaluation of vocal function following thyroplasty type I in the treatment of unilateral vocal paralysis. Laryngoscope, 105(3), 334.
Lauter, J.L. & Lu, F. (1987). Voice onset time variability in stop-consonant productions by bilingual speakers of English and Mandarin Chinese. Journal of Acoustical Society of America, 82 (Suppl) 1, S1-128.
Published Conference Proceedings
Stephens, M.I., Lu, F., Khavazadeh, L., Kao, K., Kruger, C., Daniloff, R., & Schuckers, G. (1999). Context sensitivity of normal and lateralized /s/: A developmental study. In J.J. Ohala et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of the XIVth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (pp. 815-817). Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.
Stephens, M.I., Lu, F., Khavazadeh, L., Kao, K., & Daniloff, R. (1999). Fishing for the past: Remnants of early lateralization of /s/. In J.J. Ohala et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of the XIVth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (pp. 819-821). Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.
Lu, F., Casiano, R.R., & Lundy, D.S. (1999). Intraoperative monitoring for thyroplasty type I. In Ph. Dejonckere & H.F.M. Peters (Eds.), Communication and its Disorders: A Science in Progress [Proceedings of the 24th World Congress of International Association of Logopedics & Phoniatrics] (pp. 336-338). Nijmegen, Netherlands: Nijmegen Univ. Press.
Lu, F., Daniloff, R.G., Kao, K.T., & Farias, D.R. (1999). Longitudinal changes in phonatory and articulatory characteristics of speech in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. In Ph. Dejonckere & H.F.M. Peters (Eds.), Communication and its Disorders: A Science in Progress [Proceedings of the 24th World Congress of International Association of Logopedics & Phoniatrics] (pp. 613-616). Nijmegen, Netherlands: Nijmegen Univ. Press.
J.L. Lauter, & Lu, F. (1987). A Spectrographic Dictionary in Mandarin Chinese. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona.