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Our Faculty and Staff - Judy P. Walker, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

(207) 581-2003Judy Walker
Judy.Perkins.Walker@umit.maine.edu

Judy P. Walker is an Associate Professor in the CSD program. Her academic and research interests include cognitive and linguistic impairment in adults subsequent to damage of the central nervous system. In addition to her academic background, Dr. Walker acquired extensive clinical training while working with neurogenic populations at Massachusetts General Hospital and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA, and as Head of Speech-Language Pathology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH.

Education

  • Postdoctoral Fellow 1994 Purdue University (Speech-Language Pathology)
  • Ph.D. 1994 University of Massachusetts (Speech-Language Pathology)
  • M.A. 1985 University of Houston (Speech-Language Pathology)

Courses

  • CSD 383 Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism
  • CSD 586 Current Issues in Aphasia and Right Hemisphere Deficits
  • CSD 687 Motor Speech and Swallowing Disorders
  • CSD 688 Neurocognitive Disorders in Adults

Association Memberships

  • Academy of Aphasia
  • Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Maine Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Maine Representative, National Aphasia Association

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Walker, J. P., Wieh, M., & Pratt, N. (2010). Vowel quality in lexical stress noun and verb pairs produced by LHD and RHD subjects. Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Isle of Palms, South Carolina.
  • Walker, J.P., Joseph, L., & Goodman, J. (2009). Production of linguistic prosody in subjects with aphasia. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 23(7), 529-549.
  • Walker, J.P.. Joseph, L., Currid, J. (May, 2008). Production of Prosodic Structures in LHD subjects. Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Jackson Hole, WY.
  • Walker, J. P. & Lin, E. (2006, November). Acoustic Analysis in Foreign Accent Syndrome: A Case Study. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Miami, FL.
  • Walker, J. P., White, S., Armitage, E., & Astbury, B. (2005, October). Perception of lexical stress differences in LHD and RHD subjects. Academy of Aphasia Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Walker, J. P., White, S., & Armitage, E. (2004, November). Perception of lexical stress in LHD and RHD subjects. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Walker, J. P., Pelletier, R., & Reif, L. (2004). The production of linguistic prosody by subjects with right hemisphere damage. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 18(2), 85-106.
  • Van Putten, S. M., & Walker, J. P. (2003). The production of emotional prosody in varying degrees of severity of apraxia of speech. Journal of Communication Disorders, 36, 77-95.
  • Walker, J. P., & Pelletier, R. (2003, November). Production of linguistic prosody in subjects with right hemisphere damage. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.
  • Walker, J. P., Pelletier, R., & White, S. (2003, November). Prosodic and lexical semantic influences on syntactic parsing in subjects with right hemisphere damage. ┬áThe American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Walker, J. P., Daigle, T., & Buzzard, M. (2002). Hemispheric specialization in processing prosodic structures: Re-visited. Aphasiology, 16(12), 1155-1172.
  • Walker, J. P. (2002). Functional outcome: A case for mild head injury. Brain Injury, 16(7), 611-625.
  • Walker, J. P., Fongemie, K., & Daigle, T. (2001). Prosodic facilitation in the resolution of temporary syntactic ambiguities in subjects with left and right hemisphere damage. Brain and Language, 78, 169-196.
  • Walker, J. P. (2000, October). Hemispheric specialization in processing prosodic structures: Re-visited. The Academy of Aphasia Conference, Montreal, Canada.
  • Walker, J. P. (2000, June). A functional outcome assessment tool for patients with traumatic brain injury. The 23rd Annual Williamsburg Conference, Postgraduate Course on Rehabilitation of the Brain Injured Adult and Child, Williamsburg, VA.
  • Walker, J. P., Fongemie, K., & Daigle, T. (1999, October). Prosodic facilitation and interference in the resolution of temporary syntactic ambiguities in aphasic subjects. The Academy of Aphasia Conference, Venice, Italy.
  • Walker, J. P. (1997). Adult speech and language disorders. In C. M. Seymour & E. H. Nober (Eds). Introduction to communication disorders: A cultural/social approach (pp. 185 – 204). Newton, MA: Butterworth-Heinemann.


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