Adrián Castillo-Allendes M.Sc., SLP

Adrián Castillo-Allendes

Ph.D. Student

  • Communicative Sciences & Disorders


Adrián Castillo-Allendes, M.Sc., SLP, is a Fulbright scholar from Santiago, Chile. He received his M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology and Hearing and M.Sc. in Clinical Exercise Physiology from Universidad Mayor, Santiago, Chile. Besides, Adrián completed his studies by taking diplomas in Voice Habilitation, Research Methodology and a diploma in Teaching for Higher Education. He has almost ten years of experience working in various clinical settings with people with voice disorders, including professional voice users, and people with Parkinson's disease. In the last years, he worked as a lecturer in the Health Sciences Department at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Faculty of Medicine.

Currently his is working as a RA in the Voice Biomechanics and Acoustics Laboratory of our Department with Dr. Hunter. Adrián likes to bike and run, listen and play music, and enjoy time with his wife, Javi, who is also an SLP. 

Research and Teaching

Adrián's research interests include the voice exercises prescription under the use of concepts linked to the principles of exercise physiology and sports training in subjects with vocal fatigue; and the use of voice exercises to favor the quality of voice and swallowing in people with hypofunctional vocal patterns.

Related Work


Castillo-Allendes, A., Contreras-Ruston, F., Cantor-Cutiva, L.C., Codino, J., Guzman, M., Malebran, C., Manzano, C., Pavez, A., Vaiano, T., Wilder, F., & Behlau, M. (2020). Voice Therapy in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Guidelines for Clinical Practice. Journal of Voice.

Reyes, A., Castillo, A., & Castillo, J. (2020). Effects of Expiratory Muscle Training and Air Stacking on Peak Cough Flow in Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease. Lung, 198(1).

Reyes, A., Castillo, A., Castillo, J., Cornejo, I., & Cruickshank, T. (2019). The Effects of Respiratory Muscle Training on Phonatory Measures in Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease. Journal of Voice.

Castillo, A., Castillo, J., & Reyes, A. (2019). Association Between Subglottic Pressure and Pulmonary Function in Individuals With Parkinson’s Disease. Journal of Voice.

Correa, S., Contreras, F., Castillo, A., Moreti, F., & Behlau, M. (2018). Cross-cultural adaptation of the Chilean version of the Modern Singing Handicap Index: MSHI. CODAS, 30(3).

Reyes, A., Castillo, A., Castillo, J., & Cornejo, I. (2018). The effects of respiratory muscle training on peak cough flow in patients with Parkinson’s disease: a randomized controlled study. Clinical Rehabilitation, 32(10).

Castillo, A., Casanova, C., Valenzuela, D., & Castañón, S. (2015). Prevalencia de disfonía en profesores de colegios de la comuna de Santiago y factores de riesgo asociados. Ciencia & Trabajo, 17(52), 15–21.

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