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The Science of Sound

A visit with Nandhu Radhakrishnan, Assistant Professor of Communication Science and Disorders

By Sean Powers
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Why a Career in Voice

Topics: speech pathology voice

As a young boy, the idea of using his voice in a performance setting fascinated Radhakrishnan. “I wanted to be in movies, be an actor, director, and all sorts of stuff,” he says. “Coming from a family of doctors, my dad, his dad, and grandparents were all doctors; they wanted me to be in the medical field.” Instead, Radhakrishnan chose a career that fell in between vocal performance and medicine: speech pathology.