Stuttering and Language


Nicole R. Villemarette-Pittman, Ph.D.

Nicole R. Villemarette-Pittman, Ph.D.

Nicole R. Villemarette-Pittman, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Research in Neurology and serves as Administrative Director of Research for the LSUHSC-NO Department of Neurology and for the LSUHSC-NO Epilepsy Center. She is the coordinator for Resident/Fellow Quality Improvement Projects in the Department of Neurology. Dr. Villemarette-Pittman teaches in the Evidence-based Medicine Lecture Series designed by the AAN, the Research Lecture Series and the Cognitive/Behavioral...

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Steven Small, Ph.D., M.D.

Steven Small, Ph.D., M.D.

Steven L. Small, Ph.D., M.D., is Professor of Neurology, and Professor of Neurobiology and Behavior at the University of California, Irvine (UCI). He studied mathematics at Dartmouth College where he received his undergraduate degree magna cum laude. He studied cognitive science and artificial intelligence at the University of Maryland, and received his Ph.D. in computer science, developing a computer model of human language comprehension. Following...

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Kenneth M. Heilman, M.D., FAAN, FANA

Kenneth M. Heilman, M.D., FAAN, FANA

Dr. Kenneth M. Heilman is currently Professor Emeritus in the Department of Neurology at the University of Florida College of Medicine. He received his M.D. degree from the University of Virginia, followed by two years training in Internal Medicine at Cornell University Medical Center (Bellevue). During the Vietnam War he joined the Air Force as Chief of Medicine at NATO Hospital, Izmir, Turkey. After his...

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Edward J. Golob, Ph.D.

Edward J. Golob, Ph.D.

Edward Golob, Ph.D. is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Texas at San Antonio. He received his doctoral degree in Experimental Psychology from Dartmouth College, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Neurology at the University of California, Irvine. Before joining the faculty at the University of Texas in San Antonio, Dr. Golob was an Associate Professor in...

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Martha Bridge Denckla, M.D.

Martha Bridge Denckla, M.D.

Dr. Denckla graduated summa cum laude from Bryn Mawr College and went on to graduate cum laude from Harvard Medical School, after which she trained with Dr. Norman Geschwind in Behavioral Neurology. Dr. Denckla completed residency training at the Beth Israel Hospital and Veterans Administration Hospital, both in Boston, and Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington DC. After positions in the Department of Neurology at the College of Physicians...

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Stephanie K. Daniels, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Stephanie K. Daniels, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Stephanie K. Daniels, PhD, CCC-SLP is a Professor and Vice-Chair in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Houston, and a research speech pathologist at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston, Texas. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree at East Texas State University in Commerce, Texas and her Masters of Science degree University of Texas at Dallas-Callier Center,...

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Edward Gage Conture, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BRS-FD

Edward Gage Conture, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BRS-FD

Edward G. Conture, Professor, Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences, Vanderbilt University (1997 to 2013), Professor Emeritus (2013- ), is the author of over 140 journal articles, books, book chapters, monographs and commercial-grade videos, all primarily dealing with childhood stuttering.  Accordingly, his major academic, clinical and research interests involve the study of emotional and speech-language contributions to childhood stuttering.  Since 1978, these scholarly activities have been...

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David Robinson, R.T. (R)(MR)(CT)(MRSO)

David Robinson, R.T. (R)(MR)(CT)(MRSO)

David Robinson, R.T. (R)(MR)(CT)(MRSO) is the director of imaging services for Doctors Imaging in Metairie, Louisiana. David has extensive experience in brain imaging, including development of projects and applications for advanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). His current work includes clinical and research program development and coordination of advanced imaging services. He has done independent MRI development projects and applications for Picker-Marconi/Phillips, Toshiba, Hitachi and Siemens....

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Janna Oetting, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Janna Oetting, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Dr. Janna Oetting is a Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and the Interdepartmental Program in Linguistics. She also directs the Language Development and Disorders Lab, where she and her students study the nature of child language development and disorders within the context of different dialects of English, language testing methods, and caregiver education and prevention practices in the field of speech-language...

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Khater Salomon

Khater Salomon

Creating fun-filled sports activities that enhance wellness and empower individuals to maximize their physical capabilities is the objective of Khater Salomon, inventor of the patented Turn 2 Blue instructional devices and developer of the teaching method bearing the name of his product. Over the past 38 years he has successfully taught hundreds of students of all ages how to improve their skills in the sports...

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