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Jordan R. Green, PhD, CCC-SLP, FASHA

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Chief Scientific Advisor, Matina Souretis Horner Professor in Rehabilitation Sciences; Director of the Speech and Feeding Disorders Lab
Office of Provost
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Research: Speech and Feeding Disorders Lab
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Dr. Green, who has been at the MGH Institute since 2013, is a speech-language pathologist who studies biological aspects of speech production. He teaches graduate courses on speech physiology; and the neural basis of speech, language, and hearing. As Chief Scientific Advisor in the IHP Research...

Rebecca Marks, PhD

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Research: BEAM Lab
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Rebecca Marks, PhD, is a postdoctoral researcher in the Brain, Education, and Mind (BEAM) Lab, directed by Dr. Joanna Christodoulou, as well as in the Gabrieli Lab at MIT. Rebecca’s research uses behavioral and neuroimaging (fMRI and fNIRS) methods to examine how children’s spoken language skills...

Tabitha H. Kao, MS, CCC-SLP

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Doctoral Student Research Fellow
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Research: Speech and Feeding Disorders Lab
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Tabitha Kao is a speech-language pathologist currently working as a PhD Research Fellow in the Speech and Feeding Disorders Lab (SFDL), under the direction of Drs. Bridget Perry and Jordan Green​​​. Her research in the SFDL is part of her studies as a student in the PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences...

Nara Gavini, PhD, MPhil

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Associate Provost for Research, Professor
Research Office
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Dr. Gavini is responsible for oversight of the Research Office, all lab operations, planning and budget issues, faculty support, and compliance with federal and MGB guidelines and policies. Dr. Gavini joined the MGH Institute of Health Professions in 2019 as Executive Director of Research and...

Karen Chenausky, PhD, CCC-SLP

Karen Chenausky
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Research: Speech and Feeding Disorders Lab
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Karen Chenausky is a postdoc in the Speech and Feeding Disorders Lab, under the direction of Dr. Jordan Green. She also has appointments at Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center, Boston University, and Harvard Medical School. Prior to coming to the SFDL, Karen worked as a speech scientist at Speech...

Isabel Fitzpatrick

Isabel Fitzpatrick
Research Study Coordinator
Research: Cognitive Neuroscience Group
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Isabel Fitzpatrick is Research Study Coordinator in the Cognitive Neuroscience Group at MGH Institute of Health Professions. After graduating from the College of the Holy Cross, Fitzpatrick spent a year in the Fulbright Program in Spain teaching English to elementary school students and doing...

Rania Karim, PT, DPT, GCS

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Assistant Professor
Physical Therapy
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Dr. Rania Karim is an Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy at MGH Institute of Health Professions. Rania, who joined the faculty in the Department of Physical Therapy in 2019, previously was an Associate Professor at Marshall University in Huntington, WV, where she helped oversee the program’s...

Maninderjit Kaur, PT, PhD

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Assistant Professor
Physical Therapy
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Maninder Kaur is Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at MGH Institute of Health Professions. Dr. Kaur completed her physical therapy education in India, and soon after moved to the US for higher education. She completed her...

Rouzana Komesidou, PhD

Rouzana Komesidou
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Research: SAiL Literacy Lab
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Rouzana Komesidou is a postdoctoral fellow and a project director on a longitudinal study funded by the NIH on children with Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) and Dyslexia, a collaboration between Tiffany Hogan, PhD, CCC-SLP, at the SAiL Literacy Lab at the MGH Institute, Julie Wolter, PhD, CCC...

Hannah Rowe, MA, CCC-SLP

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Doctoral Student Research Fellow
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Research: Speech and Feeding Disorders Lab
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Hannah Rowe is Doctoral Student Research Fellow in the Speech and Feeding Disorders Lab (SFDL) under the direction of Dr. Jordan Green. Her research in the SFDL is part of her studies as a student in the PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences program at MGH Institute of Health Professions. Prior to...