Ciara Leydon, Ph.D.

Ciara Leydon, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Professional Experience:

  • 2011-2014 Associate Scientist, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 2006-2011 Assistant Professor, Speech Communication Sciences & Disorders, Brooklyn College

Degrees and Certifications

    • Ph.D., Speech Language Pathology, Northwestern University (2005)
    • M.A., Speech Language Pathology, George Washington University (2000)
    • B.A., Economics, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland (1997)

    Certification/Training:

    • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP)
    • Connecticut license to practice Speech Language Pathology
    • Lee Silverman Voice Treatment
    • PESL Accent Modification Instructor Certificate

Teaching Responsibilities

    • SLP 585 Voice and Velopharyngeal Disorders
    • SLP 508 Clinical Practicum
    • SLP 200/400 Introduction to Communication Disorders
    • SLP 300/411 Anatomy & Physiology of Speech and Swallowing
    • SLP 550 Dysphagia
    • SLP 610 Adult Medical Speech-Language Pathology

       

Research Interests and Grants

    • Voice and voice disorders
    • Vocal fold wound healing
    • Vocal fold epithelium

Awards and Fellowships

    • ASHA Award for Continuing Education (ACE) - 2008, 2011

Publications and Presentations

Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

  • Hours: Mon & Thurs: 12:30-3:30PM
  • Location: N279

    Speech-Language Pathology
    Healthcare Education N278
    College of Health Professions
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