The speaker is Dr Jacquie Allen.
Dr Jacqui Allen is an international expert in disorders of the voice and swallowing.
Trained in otolaryngology in New Zealand, Dr Allen has worked in the United Kingdom and United States.
She was Visiting Assistant Professor in Laryngology and Bronchoesophagology at the University of California, Davis, until deciding to return home to New Zealand to establish the first Centre for Voice and Swallowing in Auckland, New Zealand.
Widely published and a reviewer for several international peer-reviewed journals, Dr Allen has been an Invited Faculty speaker at many international meetings including the World Voice Congress, International Symposium on Human Pepsin and OESO world conference in Oesophagology.
Her research areas of interest include airway stenosis, laser technology, laryngopharyngeal reflux disease and cancer development.
She has been the recipient of the University of California, Davis, Airway Award.