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Speech and Hearing Sciences

Faculty and Staff

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Algeo-Nichols, DanaClinical Assistant Professordalgeo@wsu.edu509-368-6587
Brown, AnnaUndergraduate Academic Coordinatoranna.b.brown@wsu.edu509-358-7709
Chermak, GailProfessor and Chairchermak@wsu.edu509-358-7598
Dechert, ChristianeClinical Associate Professordechertc@wsu.edu509-368-6592
DiFilippo, LauraAdministrative Assistant IIlaura.difilippo@wsu.edu509-368-6824
Jenson, DavidAssistant Professordavid.jenson@wsu.edu509-368-6913
Lynch, GeorginaAssistant Professorgeorgina.lynch@wsu.edu509-358-7691
Meredith, AmyDirector, Graduate Studies; Clinical Professormereditha@wsu.edu509-368-6709
Meyer, KelseyGraduate Program Coordinatork.meyer@wsu.edu509-358-7602
Potter, NancyProfessornlpotter@wsu.edu509-368-6894
Ratsch, MelissaInstructor mratsch@wsu.edu509-358-7602
Simpson, KarenClinical Associate Professorsimpsonk@wsu.edu509-358-7585
Swineford, LaurenAssistant Professorlauren.swineford@wsu.edu509-358-7824
VanDam, MarkAssociate Professormark.vandam@wsu.edu509-358-7599

Department Chair
Gail D. Chermak, PhD

Main Office
Health Sciences Building,
room 125X

Undergraduate Program
Anna Brown, Academic Coordinator

Graduate Program
Jason Trosine, Program Coordinator

Adjunct Faculty

Lesli Cleveland, Ph.D.

Associate Professor (EWU)

Roberta Jackson, M.A.

Senior Lecturer (EWU)

Keri Jones, M.A.

Instructor (WSU) and Speech-Language Pathologist, Pullman Regional Hospital

Teri Morrison, M.S.

Clinic Supervisor (EWU)

Doreen Nicholas, M.S.

Senior Lecturer and Clinic Director (EWU)

Barbara Peregoy, Au.D.

Senior Lecturer (EWU)

Jane Pimentel, Ph.D.

Professor (EWU)

Dawn Sidell, RN

Executive Director – Northwest Autism Center, Spokane WA

Lindsay Williams, M.A.

Clinic Supervisor (EWU)

Elizabeth Wilson-Fowler, Ph.D.

Associate Professor (EWU)

EWU Faculty

For contact information of EWU faculty who teach in the cooperative University Programs in Communication Disorders (UPCD), see the EWU Communication Disorders website »