Affiliated students, researchers and alumni

Master’s Thesis Students

No current Master's thesis students

Undergraduate Thesis Students

No current undergraduate thesis students.

Student Research Assistants

Samatha Gibbs

Derek Want

Yeban Lee


Lab Alumni

Ph.D. Students

Christina del Toro, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Associate Professor, Midwestern University, Chicago, IL

Elizabeth Brookshire Madden, Ph.D., CCC-SLP.  Assistant Professor, Florida State University

For Students

Prospective Ph.D. students

  • The University of Washington SPHSC Doctoral Program is based on an apprenticeship model with strong mentoring where you work closely with a faculty member in your area of interest.  If you are interested in learning more about the doctoral program, please visit the Academics page
  • The aphasia lab is not currently accepting new PhD students.

Interested in volunteering in the UW Aphasia Research Lab?

For Patients and Caregivers

Do you want to participate in aphasia research?

  • The Aphasia Registry connects people with aphasia to aphasia research at the UW, as well as other opportunities.  

  • The Aphasia Repository is a database of information collected during a one-time testing session at the UW Aphasia Research Lab. The results of these tests help us match potential participants to the right studies.

  • To get involved, or for more information:


A Dropbox folder with PDFs of Aphasia Research Lab publications is available here

Representative Publications by Topic

Treatment of anomia

  1. Kendall, D. and Nadeau, S.E. (2016) The phonomotor approach to treating phonological-based language deficits in people with aphasia.  Topics in Language Disorders, vol 36, No. 2., pp. 109-122.  DOI:  10.1097/TLD.0000000000000085.