Elizabeth Galletta, PhD, CCC-SLP
Phone: 212 481-4439
Email: Elizabeth Galletta
Elizabeth E. Galletta, Ph.D., CCC-SLP is an assistant professor at Hunter College in the Communication Sciences program. Dr. Galletta teaches courses in the areas of motor speech disorders, adult language disorders, Traumatic Brain Injury, 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 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.
Dr. Galletta worked first as an audiologist and then as a speech-language pathologist in a variety of work settings, including birth-to-three services, acute care and rehabilitation hospitals, outpatient clinics, and skilled nursing facilities. As a Visiting Scientist at the Kessler Foundation Research Center (affiliated with UMDNJ/University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey), she collaborates with leaders in the field of stroke rehabilitation research. She currently serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Medical Speech Language Pathology and is a full member of the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences (ANCDS).
Professional Interests: stroke rehabilitation; group therapy for stroke survivors, acquired neurogenic communication disorders, and stuttering
Courses Taught: Developmental and Acquired Motor Speech and Swallowing Disorders,Communication Processes Related to Aging, Acquired Neurogenic Communication Disorders, Fluency Disorders