Kathleen M. Youse, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS
- Founding Department Chair of Speech-Language Pathology Program
- Health Sciences
- Ph.D., Communication Sciences (2005)
University of Connecticut (CT)
- M.A., Speech-Language Pathology (1998)
Oklahoma State University (OK)
- B.A., English (1995)
Rutgers University (NJ)
Areas of Expertise
My area of expertise is neurologic communication disorders in adults suffering from traumatic brain injury, aphasia, and dementia.
My research investigates the impact of cognitive deficits, specifically attention and memory, on communication in individuals with traumatic brain injury.
- Coelho, C.A., Youse, K.M., & Tyler, E. (2017). Assessment and management of traumatic brain injury. In A.F. Johnson and B.H. Jacobson (Eds.), Medical speech-language pathology: A practitioner’s guide (3rd ed). New York: Thieme.
- Youse, K.M., Gathof, M., Fields, R.D., Lobianco T.F., Bush, H.M., & Noffsinger, J.T (2011). Conversational discourse analysis procedures: A comparison of two paradigms. Aphasiology, 25, 106-118.
- Youse, K.M. & Coelho, C.A. (2009). Treating underlying attention deficits as a means for improving conversational discourse in individuals with closed head injury. NeuroRehabilitation, 24, 355-364.
- Coelho, C.A. & Youse, K.M. (2007). Cognitive-communicative rehabilitation. In A.F. Johnson and B.H. Jacobson (Eds.), Medical speech-language pathology: A practitioner’s guide (2nd ed., pp. 71-93). New York: Thieme.
Professional Affiliations & Memberships
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences (ANCDS)