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Mikael D.Z. Kimelman, Ph.D.

Chairperson and Associate Professor
Rangos School of Health Sciences
Speech-Language Pathology

Fisher Hall 403A
Phone: 412.396.4269

Education:

Ph.D., Communicative Disorders, University of Wisconsin- Madison, 1986
M.A., Speech (Communication Disorders), University of Florida, 1980
B.S., Speech Pathology and Audiology, California State University, Hayward, 1978
Bio

Dr. Mikael Kimelman is the founding Chairperson and an Associate Professor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology. He received his doctorate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, his master's degree from the University of Florida, and his bachelor's degree from the California State University, Hayward. Before coming to Duquesne University, Dr. Kimelman held faculty appointments at the University of
Toronto and the Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans.

Expertise

Dr. Kimelman's research focuses on understanding how people process and comprehend the language that they hear. He studies people who have auditory comprehension problems following brain damage. Dr. Kimelman has been a speech-language pathologist since 1980 and has had extensive clinical and supervisory experience across a variety of settings.

Professional Affiliations

2010-               Member, CSDCAS Advisory Committee, Council of Academic Programs in Communication Disorders and Sciences.

2009-2010       Past-President, Council of Academic Programs in Communication Disorders and Sciences.

2008-2009       President, Council of Academic Programs in Communication Disorders and Sciences.

2008                Member, American Academy of Audiology, Gold Standards Summit (2009) planning committee

2007-08           President-Elect, Council of Academic Programs in Communication Disorders and Sciences.

2005-07           Vice-President Communications, Council of Academic Programs in Communication Disorders and Sciences.

2004-               Academic program site visitor, Council of Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.

Courses

SLP 101 Introduction to Communication Sciences and  Disorders

SLP 525  Motor Speech Disorders

Professional Affiliations

Academy of Neurological Communication Disorders and Sciences

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Special Interest Group 10, Issues in Higher Educations

Special Interest Group 2, Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders