Emmaleigh Loyer, MS, CCC-SLP

Emmaleigh Loyer
Teaching Assistant
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Emmaleigh Loyer, MS, CCC-SLP is a speech-language pathologist with a background in cognitive neuroscience, communication sciences and disorders, and clinical research. She holds a bachelor's degree in Neuroscience from Bates College and a master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the MGH Institute of Health Professions. Emmaleigh completed her clinical fellowship at the MGH Frontotemporal Disorders Unit and was heavily involved in both clinical care and research on neurodegenerative diseases (e.g., Alzheimer’s Disease, Primary Progressive Aphasia). Currently, Emmaleigh is practicing as a speech-language pathologist in the comprehensive rehab department at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston, MA. She also holds the position of Vice President of Administration for the Massachusetts Speech-Language Hearing Association (MSHA). 

Research Interests

Neurogenic communication disorders, traumatic brain injury, aphasia, stroke, memory disorders, and evidence-based treatments to maximize functional communication.


Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience
Bates College, Lewiston, ME, USA

Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders
MGH Institute of Health Professions, Charlestown, MA, USA   


E.H., Weintraub, S., Loyer, E.T., Mesulam, M.M., Geula, C., Rogalski, E.J. (2018). Associations of MAP2K3 Gene Variants with Superior Memory in SuperAgers. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 25:155.

Cook, A.H., Kielb, S., Loyer, E., Mesulam, M.M., Rademaker, A., Weintraub, S., McAdams, D., Logan, R., & Rogalski, E. (2017). Psychological well-being in elderly adults with extraordinary episodic memory. PLoS One, 12(10).

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