Communication Sciences and Disorders Department

Faculty and Staff

Mary Kay Bradley

Mary Kay Bradley

Clinical Associate Professor / Supervisor of Clinical Services in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2771
mbradle4@naz.edu
York Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute 232
Bio

Education: M.A. Speech-Language Pathology,  Bowling Green State University; B.S., SUNY Fredonia

Teaching and Research Interests: Evaluation and selection of augmentative communication systems. 

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Paula M. Brown

Paula M. Brown

Professor of Speech-Language Pathology in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2796
pbrown8@naz.edu
York Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute 253
Bio

Education: Ph.D. Language and Cognition, University of Rochester; M.S. Development and Learning, University of Rochester; M.A. Speech Pathology, Kent State University; B.S. Speech Pathology and Audiology, University of Missouri

Teaching and Research Interests:  Language and cognitive development of deaf children, conversational interaction, and spoken and written discourse processing. 

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Janine M. DiCarlo

Janine M. DiCarlo

Clinical Assistant Professor / Graduate Practicum Coordinator in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2431
jdicarl3@naz.edu
York Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute 251
Bio

Education: M.A. Speech-Language Pathology, State University of New York at Geneseo

Teaching and Research Interests: Medical speech pathology, adult dysphagia, aphasia and motor speech disorders. 

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Lisa Durant-Jones

Lisa Durant-Jones

Professor of Speech Pathology in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2775
ldurant4@naz.edu
York Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute 256
Bio

Education: Ed.D. in teaching and curriculum, University of Rochester; M.S. Speech Pathology, Columbia University; B.S. Communication Disorders, College of St. Rose

Teaching and Research Interests: interprofessional curriculum development, supervision, multicultural issues, and neurogenic disorders

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James F. Feuerstein

James F. Feuerstein

Professor of Audiology in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2777
jfeuers9@naz.edu
York Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute 257
Bio

Education: Ph.D., SUNY Buffalo; M.A., SUNY Geneseo; B.S., SUNY Geneseo

Teaching and Research Interests: Auditory processing disorders, issues in industrial hearing conservation and environmental noise, and hearing aids.

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Susan Mack

Susan Mack

Clinical Associate Professor in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2793
skwiatk2@naz.edu
York Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute 254
Bio

Education: B.S., Allegheny College; M.S. Education, Nazareth College

Teaching and Research Interests: Supervision, school-based issues, and issues related to English Language Learners.

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Catherine S. Rasmussen

Catherine S. Rasmussen

Professor of Speech-Language Pathology and Chairperson in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2776
cquenin0@naz.edu
York Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute 226
Additional Positions:
Co-Chair of Foreign Languages & Literature in Foreign Languages & Literature
Bio

Education: Ph.D. Communication Disorders/Hearing Impairment, Pennsylvania State University; M.S.Ed. Speech-Language Pathology, Nazareth College; B.A. Political Science, Harding University

Teaching and Research Interests: Cued Speech, spoken language acquisition by children who are deaf or hard of hearing, professional preparation of speech-language pathologists to work with children with cochlear implants. Dr. Rasmussen is a Past President of the National Cued Speech Association, a certified instructor and instructor trainer.

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Laura S. Riddle

Laura S. Riddle

Associate Professor of Speech-Language Pathology / Graduate Practicum Coordinator in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2442
lriddle2@naz.edu
York Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute 252
Bio

Education: Ph.D., Indiana University; M.S. Speech Pathology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center; B.A. Speech Pathology, University of Arkansas

Teaching and Research Interests: Child language disorders, reading comprehension, phonemic awareness, language and literacy, and early intervention. 

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Shirley Szekeres

Shirley Szekeres

Professor and Director of the York Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2396
sszeker3@naz.edu
York Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute 257
Additional Positions:
Director of the Wellness & Rehabilitation Institute in Health & Human Services, School of
Bio

Education: Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh; M.A., SUNY Albany; B.A., Ohio State University

Teaching and Research Interests: Aphasia and traumatic brain injury.

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Megan Colleen Tobin

Megan Colleen Tobin

Assistant Professor in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2569
mtobin9@naz.edu
York Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute 233
Bio

Education: Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, in Communication Sciences and Disorders; M.S., Nazareth College, in Communication Sciences and Disorders; B.A., Bates College, in Japanese Language

Teaching and Research Interests: Supporting community participation, social language development, and preparation for the transition to adulthood for adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorders.

Dawn K. Vogler-Elias

Dawn K. Vogler-Elias

Associate Professor, Speech-Language Pathology / Graduate Program Director in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2770
dvogler9@naz.edu
York Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute 227
Bio

Education: Ph.D. Communication Disorders and Sciences, University at Buffalo; M.A. Speech-Language Pathology, University at Buffalo; B.S. Communication Sciences and Disorders, Syracuse University

Teaching and Research Interests: Assessment and intervention of language and social communication for children with developmental disabilities, including autism spectrum disorders.

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Stacy Barry

Stacy Barry

Lecturer in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
sbarry9@naz.edu
Kristin C. Bergholtz

Kristin C. Bergholtz

Clinical Supervisor in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
kcolema6@naz.edu
Bio

Education: M.S., Nazareth College, Speech-Language Pathology; B.S., Nazareth College, Communication Sciences & Disorders

Bridgette Louise Burt

Bridgette Louise Burt

Lecturer in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
bburt7@naz.edu
Catherine C. Clark

Catherine C. Clark

Lecturer in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
cclark61@naz.edu
Heather Coles

Heather Coles

Clinical Assistant Professor in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2798
hcoles3@naz.edu
York Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute 229
Bio

Education: M.A. Speech-Language Pathology, SUNY Geneseo; B.A. Speech-Language Pathology, SUNY Geneseo

Teaching and Research Interests: Manager of the Brain Injury Clinic at Nazareth. Integration and clinical supervision of student learning in the field of neurogenic communication disorders while simultaneously providing direct services to the community. Collaborative research and clinical work with other health and human service disciplines including physical therapy, occupational therapy, music therapy, art therapy, nursing, and social work. Particular interest in the fields of aphasia and mild traumatic brain injury in an integrative clinical service model across disciplines.

Co-developed innovative app used in the College's on-campus Brain Injury Clinic.

Thomas E. Coughlan

Thomas E. Coughlan

Lecturer in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
tcoughl7@naz.edu
Bio

Education: M.S., University of New Haven: Computer Science; B.S. Rochester Institute of Technology: Biomedical Communications

Patricia A. Fose

Patricia A. Fose

Clinical Supervisor in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-4828
pfose6@naz.edu
York Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute 206
Bio

Education: M.S. Ed. Speech-Language Pathology, Nazareth College; B.S. Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Nazareth College

Marc Gaudette

Marc Gaudette

Lecturer in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
mgaudet0@naz.edu
Bio

Education: Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.A. Applied/Clinical Psychology, University of New Brunswick; B.A. Psychology, Springfield College

Liane C. Grasso

Liane C. Grasso

Lecturer in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
lgrasso2@naz.edu
Lisa E. Hiley

Lisa E. Hiley

Clinical Assistant Professor in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2779
lhiley1@naz.edu
York Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute 251
Bio

Education: Ph.D., University of Rochester; M.S. Communication Sciences and Disorders, Penn State University; B.A. Communication Sciences and Disorders, Nazareth College

Teaching and Research Interests: Clinical methods and practice-based learning for clinicians, inter-disciplinary programming and research in school and community settings, language and literacy practices for preschool and school-aged children and specifically those with complex communication differences, program evaluation and the clinical relevance, and practice-based utilization.

Lauren Firlit Holland

Lauren Firlit Holland

Lecturer in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
lhollan2@naz.edu
Bio

Education: M.S. Speech-Language Pathology, Boston University; B.S. Communication Sciences and Disorders, Nazareth College

Jessica Milot Holst

Jessica Milot Holst

Lecturer in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
jmilot9@naz.edu
Lauren Marie Hrncirek

Lauren Marie Hrncirek

Lecturer in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
lhrncir2@naz.edu
Bio

Education: M.S. Speech-Language Pathology, Nazareth College; B.S. Communication Sciences and Disorders, Nazareth College

Enid F. Hymes

Enid F. Hymes

Lecturer in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
ehymes9@naz.edu
Bio

Education: M.A. Speech Pathology, College of New Jersey; B.A. Speech Pathology, Northern Illinois University

Peter P. Iglinski

Peter P. Iglinski

Lecturer in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
piglins4@naz.edu
Bio

Education: B.S. Chemistry, SUNY Cortland

Gerriann Jackson

Gerriann Jackson

Lecturer in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
gjackso6@naz.edu
Melissa A. Johnson

Melissa A. Johnson

Assistant Professor in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-4412
mjohnso2@naz.edu
York Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute 234
Bio

Education: Ph.D. Health Practice Research, University of Rochester; M.A. Communicative Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University; B.A. Speech-Language Pathology, SUNY Geneseo

Clinical, teaching and research interests: neurogenic communication disorders in adults, including right hemisphere dysfunction, traumatic brain injury, aphasia and self-perception of language performance in older adults.

Jayme Allison Kaplan

Jayme Allison Kaplan

Lecturer in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
jkaplan9@naz.edu
Traci Nunan Loiacono

Traci Nunan Loiacono

Clinical Supervisor in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
tloiaco3@naz.edu
Bio

Education: M.Ed., Canisius College; M.S. Speech-Language Pathology, Nazareth College; B.S. Communication Sciences and Disorders, SUNY Cortland

Erin Mary McCarthy

Erin Mary McCarthy

Lecturer in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
emccart0@naz.edu
Bio

Education: M.S. Speech-Language Pathology, Syracuse University; B.S. Speech-Language Pathology, SUNY Geneseo

Angela Poskus

Angela Poskus

Lecturer in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
aposkus4@naz.edu
Bio

Education: M.A. Speech-Language Pathology, SUNY Geneseo; B.S. Speech-Language Pathology, SUNY Geneseo

Jessie Preston

Jessie Preston

Lecturer in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
jpresto8@naz.edu
Bio

Education: M.A. Speech-Language Pathology, SUNY Geneseo; B.S. Speech-Language Pathology, SUNY Geneseo

Heather L. Pyke

Heather L. Pyke

Lecturer in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
hpyke3@naz.edu
MarChelle R. Ransom

MarChelle R. Ransom

CS&D Operations Coordinator in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
mransom1@naz.edu
York Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute 235
Joann Marie Salerno

Joann Marie Salerno

Lecturer in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
jsalern7@naz.edu
Sandhya Seshadri

Sandhya Seshadri

Lecturer in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
sseshad5@naz.edu
Susan J. Stauber

Susan J. Stauber

Clinical Supervisor in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
sstaube8@naz.edu
Bio

Education: M.S.Ed. Speech Pathology, Nazareth College; B.S. Speech-Language Pathology, Nazareth College

Sharon E. Stockman

Sharon E. Stockman

Lecturer in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
sstockm3@naz.edu
Deborah E. Sudore

Deborah E. Sudore

Clinical Supervisor in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
dsudore7@naz.edu
Bio

Education: M.S. Speech-Language Pathology, Nazareth College; B.S. Speech-Language Pathology, Nazareth College

Edith Turner

Edith Turner

Clinical Supervisor in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
eturner8@naz.edu
Bio

Education: M.S. Speech-Language Pathology, Nazareth College; B.S. Speech-Language Pathology, Nazareth College

Toni Lynn Van Bramer

Toni Lynn Van Bramer

Lecturer in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
tvanbra9@naz.edu
Bio

Education: M. Ed. Deaf Education, National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology; B.S. Speech-Language Pathology, Nazareth College

Robert L. Whitehead

Robert L. Whitehead

Lecturer in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
rwhiteh2@naz.edu
Bio

Education: Ph.D. University of Oklahoma; M.S. Speech-Language Pathology, Brigham Young University; B.S. Speech-Language Pathology, Brigham Young University