Rachel T. Pittmann, MS, CCC-SLP, CBIS

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Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Aphasia Center
Communication Sciences and Disorders
(617) 312-5857
Office Location: 
Shouse - 424

Rachel Pittmann, MS CCC-SLP, CBIS, is Instructor and also Coordinator of the Aphasia Center in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at MGH Institute of Health Professions.

Prior to this position, she served on the academic and clinical faculty in the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences at The George Washington University in Washington DC. There she split her time teaching undergraduate and graduate classes as well as supervising graduate students in their in-house practicum experience.

Before joining the academic world she worked as an outpatient speech-language pathologist focusing on the evaluation and treatment of adults with neurological communication disorders in multiple health care settings across the country.


BS, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
MS, Speech-Language Pathology, Boston University


Sarah Curtis, Marjorie L. Nicholas, Rachel Pittmann & Lauryn Zipse (2019) Tap your hand if you feel the beat: differential effects of tapping in melodic intonation therapy, Aphasiology, DOI: 10.1080/02687038.2019.1621983


Nicholas, M., Pittmann, R., Pennington, S., Savastano, M., Senecal, E., Hildebrand, M., Brady Wagner, L., Ambrosi, D., “S-IHP's CAP: Interprofessional Intensive Comprehensive Aphasia Program for Life Participation: Lessons Learned Across Three Years.” 1-hour seminar to the American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention, Boston, MA on November 17, 2018.

Wilner, A., Nicholas, M., Vallila-Rohter, S., Zipse, L., Pittmann, R., “Processing of Observed Action Events in People With Aphasia (PWA).” Poster presentation at the American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention, Boston, MA on November 16, 2018.

Navedo, D., Flynn, M., Pittmann, R., Inzana, R.; Grobecker, P., Edwards, R, “One Size Does Not Fit All: A mixed-methods approach to focusing faculty development needs assessment.” Poster presented at the Royal College Simulation Summit 2018, Ottawa, Canada on September 28, 2018.

Reidy, P., Pittmann, R., Gona, C. Doherty, R., Knab, M., Baldwin, J., Interprofessional Healthcare Partnership for Chronic Care Management. Presentation at the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty (NONPF) 44th Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

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