Cynthia Fox Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Dr. Fox received her doctorate degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the University of Arizona, Tucson.  Her training included a focus in the areas of neuroscience and motor control.  She is an expert on rehabilitation and neuroplasticity and the role of exercise in the improvement of function consequent to neural injury and disease.  Dr. Fox is a world leader in administration of LSVT LOUD speech treatment for people with Parkinson disease.  Dr. Fox began working with Dr. Ramig over 20 years ago conducting efficacy research on LSVT in people with Parkinson disease.  She was the first to apply this treatment to disorders other than Parkinson disease (e.g., multiple sclerosis) and pioneered the application to pediatric populations including children with cerebral palsy and Down syndrome.  Dr. Fox worked closely on the development of a physical therapy program, LSVT BIG, that was modeled after the speech treatment protocol.  Dr. Fox also serves as faculty for LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG training and certification courses. She has numerous publications in these areas of research and has presented extensively nationally and internationally.  Dr. Fox is a Co-Founder and Vice President of Operations of LSVT Global, Inc.; a Research Associate at the National Center for Voice and Speech in Denver, CO.