Jordan R. Green, PhD, CCC-SLP

Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders Director, Speech and Feeding Disorders Lab
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Speech and Feeding Disorders Lab
(617) 945-3624
Office Location: 
B79/96- 213

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. He is Director of the Speech and Feeding Disorders Lab (SFDL) at the Institute. View the SFDL page.

His research focuses on disorders of speech production, oromotor skill development for early speech and feeding, and quantification of speech motor performance. This work has been supported by the National Institute of Health since 1993, private foundations, and corporations. His research has been published in national and international journals including Child Development, Journal of Neurophysiology, Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, and the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.

He has served on multiple grant review panels at the National Institutes of Health. In 2012, he was appointed as a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and in 2015, Dr. Green received the Willard R. Zemlin award in Speech Science.

Research Interests

  • Disorders of speech and swallowing
  • Oromotor skill development for early speech and feeding
  • Quantification of speech and swallowing motor performance


Rong, P., Yunusova, Y., Wang, J., & Green, J.R. (2015). Predicting early in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis - A speech subsystem approach. Behavioural Neurology, vol. 2015, Article ID 183027, 11 pages, 2015.

Iuzzini-Seigel, J., Hogan, T.P., & Green, J.R. (2015). Reliance on auditory feedback in children with childhood apraxia of speech. Journal of Communication Disorders, 54, 32-42.

Iuzzini-Seigel, J., Hogan, T.P., Rong, P. & Green, J.R. (2015). Longitudinal development of speech motor control: Motor and linguistic factors. Journal of Motor Learning and Development, 3, 53-68. PMID: 25662298.

Green, J.R., Yunusova, Y., Kuruvilla, M.S., Wang, J., Pattee, G. L., Synhorst, L., Zinman, L., & Berry, J. D. (2013). Bulbar Speech Motor Assessment in ALS: Challenges and future directions. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration, 14, 494-500. PMID: 23898888.

Wang, J., Green, J.R., Samal, A., & Yunusova, Y. (2013). Articulatory distinctiveness of vowels and consonants: A data-driven approach. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 56, 1539-51. PMID: 23838988.

See curriculum vitae for complete list of publications, presentations, and grants.


BA, Psychology, California State University, Chico
MA, Speech-Language Pathology, California State University, Chico
PhD, Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle

Curriculum Vitae