+1 206 543-5440
+1 206 543-5440

Speech & Hearing Sciences
1417 NE 42nd St, Seattle, WA 98105


Associate Teaching Professor Emeritus
MS Speech/Language Pathology, University of Washington (1984)
BS Speech & Hearing Sciences, University of Washington (1982)
Academic Expertise: 
Voice Disorders
Care of the Professional Voice
Laryngeal Videostroboscopy
Fluency Disorders

Marty Nevdahl joined the Speech and Hearing Sciences faculty in 2005, having been a guest lecturer and clinical instructor since 1995. Marty's areas of expertise are Voice and Fluency.

In the area of voice, Marty has extensive experience working with singers and performers. He is especially interested in working with developing singers and performers and works closely with the UW School of Music – Voice program, where he is an Adjunct Senior Lecturer, and the Cornish College of the Arts Theatre program. Through the UW Speech & Hearing Clinic Marty and graduate student clinicians provide baseline voice evaluations to incoming singing and theater students, as well as ongoing assessment and treatment as needed throughout their singing and theatre programs. He also lectures in the areas of voice production and voice care in these two programs. In the area of fluency, Marty has worked with the Australian Stuttering Research Centre on research projects involving the Lidcombe Program for Early Stuttering Treatment, as well as other projects.

Marty was the Director of Clinical Education from 2019 to 2021 when he retired. He taught the graduate Voice Disorders course and the advanced graduate Voice Disorders in Medical Settings course, and gave guest lectures in voice and fluency in various Speech and Hearing Science courses. He continues to be active in local, regional, and national voice activities and is a founding Board member of The Northwest Chapter of The Voice Foundation. He is also on the planning committee for Northwest Voice's "The Art and Science of the Performing Voice", an annual voice conference held at the UW in May. 

Recent Publications
Does the accuracy of case history affect interpretation of videolaryngostroboscopic exams? (2020 Mar) Laryngoscope 130(3): 718-725 Sauder C, Nevdahl M, Kapsner-Smith M, Merati A, Eadie T

The Effect of Information and Severity on Perception of Speakers With Adductor Spasmodic Dysphonia. (2017 May 17) Am J Speech Lang Pathol 26(2): 327-341 Eadie TL, Rajabzadeh R, Isetti DD, Nevdahl MT, Baylor CR