Julie Atwood, MEd, CCC-SLP, FASHA
Professor Atwood is the former acting director of the Communication Sciences and Disorders Program (CSD) at MGH Institute of Health Professions, and former Director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Speech-Language Pathology Department.
Her professional interests and teaching are focused in the areas of medical speech-language pathology, fluency disorders and transgender speech.
Professor Atwood retired in May 2012 and was accorded the status of Professor Emerita.
She is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language Association (ASHA) and a recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from the Massachusetts Speech-Language Hearing Association.
She has served on many ASHA boards, given invited papers at professional meetings and serves as a student advisor at the Institute.
Each year at graduation the Julie Atwood Award for Excellence in CSD is given to the outstanding student who demonstrated both academic and clinical excellence.
BA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
MEd, Boston University