Speech and Feeding Disorders Lab: Lab Team

Lab Team

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Jordan R. Green, PhD

Telephone: (617) 945-3624
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Dr. Jordan Green joined the MGH Institute faculty in 2013. His research focuses on disorders of speech production, oromotor skill development for early speech and feeding, and quantification of speech motor performance. Dr. Green earned his PhD from the University of Washington, Seattle. He currently holds the Matina Souretis Horner Professor in Rehabilitation Sciences and is the Associate Provost of Research at the Institute. Read more on Dr. Green.


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Marziye Eshghi, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow 



Marziye Eshghi, PhD, is a postdoctoral research fellow in the Speech and Feeding Disorders Lab. Marziye completed her doctoral research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2018, which focused on velopharyngeal dysfunction and resonance disorders.



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Kristen Allison, PhD, CCC-SLP
Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Telephone: (617) 724-1275


Kristen Allison, PhD, is a postdoctoral research fellow in the Speech and Feeding Disorders Lab. Kristen completed her doctoral research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2015, which focused on characterization of dysarthria in children with cerebral palsy. She is also a certified speech-language pathologist, and has worked in a variety of pediatric medical settings. Read more on Kristen Allison.



Claire Cordella


Claire Cordella, BA
Doctoral Researcher




Claire Cordella is a doctoral student in the Harvard-MIT Program in Speech and Hearing Bioscience and Technology (SHBT). Her research focuses on the characterization of motor speech deficits in neurodegenerative disorders. Read more on Claire Cordella.



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Bridget Perry, PhD '18, CCC-SLP
Postdoctoral Researcher 




Bridget Perry is a 2018 graduate of the PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences at the MGH Institute. Her research focuses on speech production deficits and dysphagia in patients with impaired facial movement. Read more on Bridget Perry.



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Brian Richburg
Lab Manager




Brian joined Dr. Green's lab in 2013. Prior to joining the team he supported numerous research efforts studying speech, language, and audio perception at MIT and a small private research company. Read more on Brian Richburg.



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Hannah Rowe, MA, CCC-SLP
Doctoral Researcher



Hannah Rowe is a doctoral student in the PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences at the MGH Institute. Her research focuses on investigating disordered speech in patients with ALS. She is looking specifically at comparing perceptual ratings from clinical tests to physiological measurements in order to develop more valid and reliable assessment tools for motor-impaired populations.
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Kaila Stipancic
Doctoral Researcher




Kaila Stipancic is a doctoral student in the PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences program at the MGH Institute. Her research focuses on the motor control of speech and swallow in adults with underlying neurological impairments.  Read more on Kaila Stipanc


Erin Wilson, PhD, CCC-SLP


Erin M. Wilson, PhD, CCC-SLP
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Postdoctoral Research Fello



Dr. Wilson is a speech-language pathologist and researcher interested in the biomechanics of speech and feeding in typically-developing children and adults as well as in individuals with specific developmental disabilities and disorders including Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Read more on Dr. Wilson.



Anna Luiza Zaninotto

Ana Luiza Zaninotto, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fello




Dr. Zaninotto's research interests are to run clinical trials related to neuromodulatory techniques to improve cognition in neurological and non-neurological patients, and perform new neuromodulatory approaches and target places for stimulation, including investigation of new pathways and brain networks.  Read more on Dr. Zaninotto.