Faculty Associates

Jessica E. Huber

Contact Information
Email: jhuber@purdue.edu
Office: HEAV 202D Map
Phone: (765)494-3796
Fax: (765)494-0771
Homepage: Homepage
Professor of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

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PhD State University of New York at Buffalo Speech Science 2001

Research Interests

Motor control for speech production, coordination of the speech subsystems (respiratory, laryngeal, and supralaryngeal), changes to speech production with normal aging or disease (specifically Parkinsons disease)

Teaching Interests

Assessment and treatment of motor speech disorders, speech physiology


2018 - Purdue University Laboratory and University Core Facility Research Equipment Grants Program
2017 - Purdue University Laboratory and University Core Facility Research Equipment Grants Program
2017 - NIH NIDCD
2016 - Purdue Institute for Integrative Neuroscience
2016 - Purdue College of Health and Human Science
2016 - NIH NIDCD
2014 - NIH
2014 - Microsoft SEIF
2014 - Indiana CTSI

Selected Publications

Darling-White, M., and Huber, J.E. (in press). The impact of Parkinson’s disease on breath pauses and speech impairment: A longitudinal study. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology.

McKenna, V.S., and Huber, J.E. (2019). The accuracy of respiratory calibration methods for estimating lung volume during speech breathing: A comparison of four methods across three adult cohorts. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 62, 2632-2644. Doi: 10.1044/2019_JSLHR-S-18-0478

Lee, J., Huber, J., Jenkins, J., and Fredrick, J. (2019). Language planning and pauses in story retell: evidence from aging and Parkinson’s disease. Journal of Communication Disorders, 79, 1-10.

Alvar, A.M., Lee, J., and Huber, J.E. (2019). Filled pauses as a special case of automatic speech behaviors and the effect of Parkinson’s disease. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 28, 835-843. doi: 10.1044/2018_AJSLP-MSC18-18-0111

Simon-Kuhn, K.L., Haddad, J.M, and Huber, J.E. (2019). Multi-task prioritization during the performance of a postural-manual and communication task. Experimental Brain Research, 237, 927-938.

Herndon, N.E., Sundarrajan, A., Sivasankar, M.P., and Huber. J.E. (2019). Respiratory and laryngeal function in teachers: Pre- and post-vocal loading challenge. Journal of Voice, 33 (3), 302-309. doi: doi.org/10.1016/j.jvoice.2017.11.015

Raffegeau, T.E., Haddad, J.M., Huber, J.E., and Rietdyk, S. (2018). Walking while talking: young adults flexibly allocate resources between speech and gait. Gait & Posture, 64, 59-62.

Dick, J., Fredrick, J., Mann, G., Huber, J.E., and Lee, J. (2018). Sentence production in Parkinson’s disease. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 32, 804-822. doi: 10.1080/02699206.2018.1444791

Darling White, M., and Huber, J.E. (2017). The impact of expiratory muscle strength training on speech breathing in individuals with Parkinson’s disease: A Preliminary Study. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 26, 1159-1166.

Sundarrajan, A., Huber, J.E., and Sivasankar, M.P. (2017). Respiratory and laryngeal changes in vocal loading in young and old adults. Journal of Speech, Language, Hearing Research, 60, 2551-2556. doi:10.1044/2017_JSLHR-S-17-0106.

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