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Press Release Category Health - Education - Release Date: July 18, 2008 Announces Promotional Sponsorship of the 2008 Midwest Voice Conference

July 18, 2008
Send SEND Print PRINT Download PDF Version PDF Contact CONTACT is pleased to support The Chicago Institute for Voice Care's second annual Midwest Voice Conference to be held in Chicago, IL on August 9, 2008.

PR9.NET July 18, 2008 - Toronto, Canada - For those who use their voice to earn a living, there is nothing more important and rewarding than taking proper care of their voice, with prevention being second to none when it comes to preserving the vocal apparatus. In a few short weeks, an informative and practical conference geared toward voice professionals called the Midwest Voice Conference will held in Chicago, IL for the second year running.

One of the only educational experiences available over the summer months pertaining directly to the use and care of the human voice, the Midwest Voice Conference is of special interest to voice actors, actors, singers, comedians, teachers, radio personalities, broadcasters, lawyers, public speakers and anyone who uses their voice on a regular basis to communicate vital messages to other people.

Conference delegates will learn about the mechanics of their voice, how it relates to other aspects of their work and instruction on making the most effective use of their instrument with an emphasis on vocal health.

Participants will hear world renowned faculty explain:

๏ How the Voice Works ๏ Diagnosis of Voice Disorders ๏ Tools to Protect Your Voice ๏ Common Medical Conditions Affecting the Voice - Reflux Disease/ GERD - Allergies & Sinus Disease - Stroke, Parkinson's Disease, ALS & Spasmodic Dysphonia - Obesity ๏ Hands-on Workshops and Demonstrations

Speakers include:

๏ H. Steven Sims, MD ๏ Stephanie Joe, MD ๏ Carlos Galvani, MD ๏ Jay Goldstein, MD ๏ Karen Wicklund, DM, MHS, CF-SLP ๏ Arlene Barr, MD ๏ Lyndia Johnson ๏ Randy Buescher

Teachers who participate will receive 7 CPDU's for attending this world-class event.

Conference Information:

Saturday August 9, 2008
8am - 4pm
UIC College of Medicine
Research Building @ Moss Auditorium
909 S. Wolcott St.
Chicago, IL 60612

* The fee to attend is $35.

To register or for more information contact Colleen at or go to:

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About The Midwest Voice Conference

Held in Chicago, IL The Midwest Voice Conference will be a one-day workshop discussing the effects of common disorders, such as obesity, reflux disease, neurological diseases, and allergies on the voice. With lectures presented by world renowned faculty and specialists in their respective fields, this educational experience is a must attend for people who use their voices to make a living. The conference is planned by the Chicago Institute for Voice Care at the University of Illinois Department of Otolaryngology.



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