Faculty headshot of Annette Neff

Annette Neff

Clinical Assistant Professor
Rangos School of Health Sciences
Speech Language Pathology

Fisher 418
Phone: 412.396.4045


M.S., Speech Language Pathology, Pennsylvania State University, 1996
B.A., Communication Disorders, University of Pittsburgh, 1993
Bio and Expertise

Mrs. Neff has been a practicing clinician in the field of speech-language pathology for 23 years, working with both pediatric and adult populations. Her work has focused on diagnosis and treatment of individuals with speech, language, cognitive, and swallowing deficits.

Her primary areas of interest include communication disorders resulting from neurological impairments, pediatric and adult clients with voice disorders, pediatric and adults with hearing impairment, and accent reduction. Mrs. Neff is currently certified in the Lee Silverman Voice Therapy Program for the treatment of voice disorders in individuals with Parkinson Disease.

Mrs. Neff is a Clinical Assistant Professor within the Department of Speech Language Pathology, where she supervises first year professional phase students in the evaluation and treatment of adults with speech, language, and cognitive deficits due to neurological impairment. In addition to clinical instruction, Mrs. Neff teaches the Medical Speech Language Pathology Seminar course to the professional phase students. This seminar was designed to introduce graduate level clinicians in speech language pathology to the management of communication and swallowing disorders in the medical setting. Topics specific to practice in the medical setting including medical terminology and abbreviations and documentation are also covered.

Traumatic brain injury
Augmentative and alternative communication
Pediatric and adult voice disorders


SLP 360 SL Professional Communication Skills and Behaviors in Speech Language Pathology Within Culturally Diverse Populations

SLP 540W Clinic I

SLP 541W Clinic II

SLP 542 Clinic III

SLP 573 Medical Speech Language Pathology