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
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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
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
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 / Graduate Program Director in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2775
ldurant4@naz.edu
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Bio

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

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

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James F. Feuerstein

James F. Feuerstein

Professor of Audiology in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2777
jfeuers9@naz.edu
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 M. Kwiatkowski

Susan M. Kwiatkowski

Clinical Associate Professor in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2793
skwiatk2@naz.edu
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
Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute 226
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
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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Mary M. Sweeney

Mary M. Sweeney

Clinical Assistant Professor in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2779
msweene2@naz.edu
Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute 229
Bio

Education: M.S. Speech-Language Pathology, Purdue University; B.A. Linguistics, University of Rochester

Teaching and Research Interests: Early language disorders, fluency, and phonological disorders.

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Shirley Szekeres

Shirley Szekeres

Professor in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2396
sszeker3@naz.edu
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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
Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute 233
Bio

Education: Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University (Communication Sciences and Disorders); M.S., Nazareth College (Communication Sciences and Disorders);B.A., Bates College (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 in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2770
dvogler9@naz.edu
Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute 256
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
Heather Coles

Heather Coles

Clinical Supervisor in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
hcoles3@naz.edu
Bio

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

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

Krystal June Eichas

Krystal June Eichas

Lecturer in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
keichas0@naz.edu
Patricia A. Fose

Patricia A. Fose

Clinical Supervisor in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
pfose6@naz.edu
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

Anne Marie Kaler Hamelin

Anne Marie Kaler Hamelin

Lecturer in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
akaler7@naz.edu
Lisa E. Hiley

Lisa E. Hiley

Clinical Supervisor in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
lhiley1@naz.edu
Bio

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

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

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

Melissa A. Johnson

Melissa A. Johnson

Lecturer in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-4412
mjohnso2@naz.edu
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Bio

Education: 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 and self-perception of language performance in older adults.

Margaret Clar Linder

Margaret Clar Linder

Lecturer in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
mlinder5@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

Susan Oberdorf

Susan Oberdorf

Clinical Supervisor in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
soberdo8@naz.edu
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

MarChelle R. Ransom

MarChelle R. Ransom

CS&D Operations Coordinator in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
mransom1@naz.edu
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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

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

Brooke E. Warren

Brooke E. Warren

Lecturer in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
bkarnis6@naz.edu
Amanda Farrand Whipple

Amanda Farrand Whipple

Lecturer in Communication Sciences & Disorders
585-389-2772
afarran6@naz.edu
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