f Adler Aphasia Center - Advisory Committees


We have assembled a committed and knowledgeable research and education advisory committee consisting of nationally recognized aphasia and healthcare policy experts.
  • Developing the research agenda
  • Making recommendations regarding research policies and procedures
  • Reviewing and approving research projects
  • Audrey Holland, Ph.D., CCC-SLP (Research Director)
    • Regents' Professor Emerita; Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences; University of Arizona
    • Visiting Professor, University of Queensland, Australia
  • A. M. Barrett, M.D.
    • Associate Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation/Neurology and Neurosciences, UMDNJ-NJMS
    • Director, Stroke Rehabilitation Research, Kessler Medical Rehab. Research & Education Center
  • Jacqueline Hinckley, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
    • Associate Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders, University of South Florida
  • Paul S. Jellinek, Ph.D.
    • Consultant, Isaacs/Jellinek
  • Ronald M. Lazar, Ph.D.
    • Professor, Clinical Neuropsychology / Neurology and Neurological Surgery, Columbia University
    • Director, Levine Cerebral Localization Laboratory, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
  • Paul R. Rao, Ph.D. CCC-SLP, CPHQ CHE
    • Vice President of Clinical Services, Quality Improvement, and Corporate Compliance, National Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Nina Simmons-Mackie, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
    • Professor & Scholar in Residence, Communication Sciences & Disorders, Southeastern Louisiana University
  • Steven L. Small, M.D., Ph.D.
    • Professor, Neurology, University of Chicago
  • Cynthia K. Thompson, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
    • Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders and Neurology, Northwestern University