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Northwestern School of Communication

Jonelyn Langenstein

Assistant Clinical Professor
Clinical expertise in the evaluation and treatment of voice, upper airway, and swallowing disorders including but not limited to: professional performing voice, gender affirming voice, aging voice, respiratory retraining, chronic cough, performance/interpretation of laryngostroboscopy, videofluoroscopic swallow studies (VFSS), flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES), and alaryngeal voice restoration/tracheoesophageal prosthesis (TEP) management

Area(s) of Expertise

Communication Skills, Opera, Speech Therapy, Swallowing Disorders, Voice
Jonelyn Langenstein

Jonelyn Langenstein is a speech-language pathologist/singing voice specialist and Assistant Clinical Professor at Northwestern University in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. Her areas of clinical expertise are in the evaluation and treatment of voice, upper airway, swallowing, and head and neck cancer rehabilitation. She completed her clinical fellowship at the Emory Voice Center and was part of the team at the University of California, San Francisco, Voice & Swallowing Center and Head & Neck Cancer Center before joining Northwestern in 2017. Prior to becoming a speech-language pathologist, she worked professionally as an opera singer after getting her masters in music in vocal performance at New England Conservatory.


  • MS, Communicative Disorders – San Francisco State University
  • MM, Vocal Performance – New England Conservatory of Music
  • BA, Vocal Performance & Arts Administration – Whitworth University
  • BCS-S, Board Certification in Swallowing  and Swallowing Disorders