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Elizabeth E. Galletta, PhD

Elizabeth E. Galletta, PhDGalletta 2015
Assistant Professor 

Phone: 212 481-4439
Email: Elizabeth Galletta 

Neurolinguistics & NeuroRehabilitation Laboratory

Elizabeth E. Galletta, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor at Hunter College in the Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology Department.  Dr. Galletta teaches courses in the areas of motor speech disorders, aphasia and adult neurogenic language disorders, and stuttering.  Dr. Galletta has lectured nationally in the area of neurogenic communication disorders and has more than 20 years of clinical experience in adult neurogenics, specifically stroke rehabilitation, and stuttering.  Her current research focuses on translational application of intervention approaches for the improvement of function in stroke survivors as well as utilization of technology for people with aphasia. She is also on the faculty of the Ph.D. Program in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences at the Graduate Center, the City University of New York.

Dr. Galletta has worked as a clinician for many years, first as an audiologist and then as a speech-language pathologist in a variety of work settings, including acute care and rehabilitation hospitals, outpatient clinics, and skilled nursing facilities. The majority of her clinical experiences have included hospital-based speech-language services in New York City. She did a Stroke Rehabilitation Research Fellowship from 2009-2011 at the Kessler Foundation Research Center/New Jersey Medical School which fostered collaborations with leaders in the field of stroke rehabilitation. She has reviewed articles for the American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, and Aphasiology and is a member of the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences (ANCDS) where she serves on the Conference Scholarships and Awards Committee.

Professional Interests: stroke rehabilitation research; translational application of noninvasive brain stimulation techniques in conjunction with behavioral intervention for aphasia; aphasia group therapy, acquired neurogenic communication disorders, the International Classification of Functioning Disability and Health (ICF)

Courses Taught: Motor Speech Disorders, Adult Neurogenic Communication Disorders, Fluency Disorders

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Speech-Language & Audiology Department Office

Ms. Joanne Johnson
Voice 212 481 4467
Fax: 212 481 4458

Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday 12-5 pm

Office Location:
Room 900 (West Building)
425 East 25th Street
New York, NY 10010

COMSC Clinic

Hunter College Center for Communication Disorders
N133 (North Building)
425 East 25th Street
New York, NY 10010 

Monday-Thursday 10 am - 6 pm

Clinic phone: 212 481 4464
Clinic fax: 212 481 3029 

Clinic Appointments

Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Services
Voice: 212 481 4464
Fax: 212 481 3029