Bridget Perry, PhD, CCC-SLP

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Assistant Professor, Program Director, SLPD
Communication Sciences and Disorders


Bridget Perry, PhD, CCC-SLP, is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, and is the program director of the Clinical Doctorate in Speech Language Pathology program. She is also a practicing Speech Language Pathologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Dr. Perry completed her Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Sciences from MGH IHP in 2018. Upon completion of a post-doctoral research fellowship at Tufts Medical Center, Dr. Perry returned to MGH IHP to help launch the SLPD program.

Research Interests

Her research interests include the evaluation and treatment of neurologically based speech and swallowing impairments and evidence-based, patient-centered decision-making surrounding feeding management in persons with dysphagia.


BBA, Marketing and Graphic Design, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
MS, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Rush University, Chicago, IL
MS, Clinical and Translational Sciences, Tufts University, Boston, MA
PhD, Rehabilitation Sciences, MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston, MA



Selected Publications:

Perry, B. J., Stipancic, K. L., Martino, R., Plowman, E. K., & Green, J. R. (2020). Biomechanical Biomarkers of Tongue Impairment During Swallowing in Persons Diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Dysphagia.

Tasigiorgos, S., Kollar, B., Turk, M., Perry, B.J., Alhefzi, M., Kiwanuka, H., Nizzi, M.C., Marty, F., Chandraker, A., Tullius, S., Riella, L., Pomahac, B. (2019). Five Year Follow Up After Facial Transplantation. New England Journal of Medicine.

Perry, B.J., Martino, R., Yunusova, Y., Plowman, E. K., & Green, J. R. (2018). Lingual and Jaw Kinematic Abnormalities Precede Speech and Swallowing Impairments in ALS. Dysphagia.

Perry, B.J., Richburg, B. D., Pomahac, B., Bueno, E. M., & Green, J. R. (2017). The Effects of Lip-Closure Exercise on Lip Strength and Function Following Full Facial Transplantation: A Case Report. American Journal of Speech Language Pathology.

Rong, P., Yunusova, Y., Wang, J., Campbell, T., Zinman, L., Pattee, G., Berry, J., Perry, B.J, & Green, J.G.  (2016). Predicting Speech Intelligibility Decline in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Based on the Deterioration of Individual Speech Subsystems. PloS one.

Aycart, M. A., Perry, B.J., Alhefzi, M., Bueno, E. M., Kueckelhaus, M., Fischer, S., & Pomahac, B. (2016). Surgical Optimization of Motor Recovery in Face Transplantation. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery.

See curriculum vitae for complete list of publications and presentations.

Curriculum Vitae