Mikael, Department Chair Kimelman

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

Fisher Hall 403A
Phone: 412.396.4269
kimelman@duq.edu

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 and Expertise

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
Academic Accreditation
Aphasia
Dysarthria
Program Development

Expertise

Dr. Kimelman is interested in understanding how people process and comprehend the language that they hear and how to best help people with movement disorders produce understandable speech. Furthermore, Dr. Kimelman is interested in academic program development and accreditation. Dr. Kimelman has been a speech-language pathologist since 1980 and has had extensive clinical and supervisory experience across a variety of settings

Professional Roles

2017- Academic program site visitor, Council of Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.

2017 Chair, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Nominating Committee.

2016-2018 Member and Reviewer, Council of Academic Programs in Communication Disorders and Sciences Leadership Academy selection committee.

2016 Chair, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.

2016 Chair, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Officers Nominating Committee.

2013-2016 Member, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.

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

2005-2007 Vice-President Communications, Council of Academic Programs in Communication Disorders and Sciences.

2004-2012 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