Karen Chan, PhD, is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Swallowing Research Laboratory at the Division of Speech & Hearing Sciences, The University of Hong Kong. She received her speech-language pathology training and PhD from The University of Hong Kong. Dr. Chan is an experienced clinician and researcher in the areas of voice and swallowing disorders. Her early research focuses on perceptual voice evaluation and voice training for professional voice users. Her current research interests are in assessment and treatment for motor speech disorders and swallowing problems in elderly, poststroke individuals, and head and neck cancer survivors.