- PhD Student
What year did you start the program?
List your prior degrees and institutions
New York University: B.A., Linguistics
MGH Institute of Health Professions: M.S., Communication Sciences and Disorders
What is your current research setting(s), mentor’s name and name of lab?
Dr. Jordan Green, Speech and Feeding Disorders Lab
What is your current research focused on (please provide a brief summary statement in layman’s terms?
The development, assessment, and treatment of motor speech disorders.
What do you think is special about the PhD in RS program here at IHP?
Working closely with other professionals including physical therapists and occupational therapists, as well as speech pathologists with different areas of expertise, will add important perspectives to my own work.
Why did you choose to come to this program rather than a doctoral research program in your specific profession?
As an alumnus of the IHP’s master’s program in Communication Sciences and Disorders (class of 2016) I was already familiar with the exciting research and supportive atmosphere available here.
What are your goals for the future after you graduate?
I hope to improve outcomes for individuals with motor speech disorders.