PhD '23 Alumni

What year did you start the program?  

What are your prior degrees and with what institutions? 
MA, Speech and Language Pathology, CUNY Lehman College, W. Bronx, NY

What was your research setting, mentor’s name, and name of the lab?
Mentor: Ralf W. Schlosser, PhD; Alice Schillingsburg, PhD
Research Setting: May Institute

What was your research focused on?
Collaborative communication interventions in interdisciplinary settings for children with an autism spectrum disorder.

What are your plans & goals now that you have completed your PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences?
In my current position, Vice President of Allied Health and Supportive Technology, May Institute, I oversee rehabilitation and assistive technology services for schools, clinics, and adult programs for people with autism and developmental disabilities across Massachusetts. I plan to seek ongoing mentorship and collaborations to conduct implementation science research to advance uptake of best practice interventions in these areas.