Judy P. Walker, PhD, CCC-SLP

(207) 581-2003
judy.p.walker@maine.edu

Judy P. Walker is an Associate Professor and coordinator of the Speech Therapy Telepractice Program.  Her academic and research interests include telepractice, neurolinguistics, and cognitive neuroscience. Dr. Walker has extensive clinical training and has worked with a variety of patients in medical centers, rehabilitation hospitals, and long-term health care facilities. In addition to her academic, research, and clinical background, Dr. Walker has attained many years of administrative experience. She was Head of Speech Language-Pathology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH and also served as Chair of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Maine for many years.

Education

  • PhD (1994) University of Massachusetts at Amherst
  • MA (1985) University of Houston
  • BS (1979) Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Courses

  • CSD 682: Current Issues in Aphasia, Right Hemisphere Damage and Dementia
  • CSD 688: Neurocognitive Disorders in Adults

Association Memberships

  • Academy of Aphasia
  • Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Walker, J.P., & Albiston, A. (2017, November). Bringing Aphasia to Life: Graduate Students Engage in Experiential Learning at Aphasia Retreat. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Walker, J.P., & Price, K. (2017, November). Improving Community Integration Through Participation in a Telepractice Aphasia Group. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Walker, J.P., & Richards, M. (2017, November). Planning for the Future: Training Graduate Clinicians in Telepractice. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Walker, J.P. (2015). University of Maine Speech Therapy Telepractice and Technology Program Manual. University of Maine Faculty Monographs. Book 220. 
http://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/fac_monographs/220/.
  • Walker, J.P., & Kennedy, Z. (2014, November). Telepractice Aphasia Communication Groups: Advantages and Challenges. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Orlando, FL.
  • Walker, J.P., & Connor, D., (2014, November). Telepractice and Technology: Innovative Aphasia Therapy in Patients’ Homes and Communities. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Orlando, FL.
  • Walker, J.P. (2013, November). Building a Graduate Student Telepractice Training Program in Speech-Language Pathology. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.
  • Walker, J.P., Wieh, M., & Pratt, N. (2010, May). 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. (2008, May). 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. 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.