After obtaining her Master's degree, she worked primarily with adult stuttering and aphasias at the Niagara Peninsula Rehabilitation Centre, then at The Rehabilitation Centre in Ottawa. From 1988 to 1994, she was Director of Speech Language Pathology at St. Vincent Hospital (Sisters of Charity of Ottawa Health Service), with a caseload of neurological speech and language disorders in addition to administrative duties. She was Chairman of the Sub-committee on Examinations (SLP) for the Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists for 11 years and remains active within CASLPA. She is a certified speech-language pathologist and member of CASLPA, CASLPO and ASHA.
Currently Associate Professor, she is a contributing author to leading textbooks on aphasia and stuttering, and has published 8 book chapters in both scholarly books and widely used textbooks in both aphasia and stuttering. She has published more than 20 peer-reviewed journal articles, with coauthors from Canada, the USA, and Europe. Her research has been funded by the CNFS, ASHA and SSHRC.
|1995||Ph.D.||Biomedical Sciences (Speech-Language Pathology)||University of Montreal|
|1980||M.A.||Speech Pathology||Florida State University|