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peach.jpgRichard K. Peach, PhD, is professor of otolaryngology, neurological sciences and communication disorders & sciences at Rush University in Chicago, Illinois. He is board certified in neurologic communication disorders in adults.

Training:

PhD, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
MA, The University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee
BAE, The University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Clinical Areas of Interest:

  • Neurogenic communication disorders

Research Areas of Interest:

  • Cognitive science
  • Psycholinguistic approaches to the treatment of acquired language disorders
  • Treatment outcomes

Recent Publications:

  • Peach, R.K. (in press). Treatment for phonological dyslexia targeting regularity effects. Aphasiology.
  • Peach, R.K. (in press). Melodic intonation therapy. In R.D. Kent (Ed.), MIT Encyclopedia of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  • Peach, R.K. (2001). Further thoughts regarding management of acute aphasia following stroke. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 10, 29-36.
  • Peach, R.K. (2001). Clinical intervention for global aphasia. In R. Chapey (Ed.), Language intervention strategies in aphasia and related neurogenic communication disorders (4th ed.) (pp. 487-512). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Peach, R.K. (1998). Differential diagnosis for aphasia. In B.J. Philips & D.M. Ruscello (Eds.), Differential diagnosis in speech-language pathology (pp. 293-335). Boston, MA: Butterworth-Heinemann.

Association Memberships:

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) (Fellow)
  • Division 2 (Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders), American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
    Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences (ANCDS)
  • International Neuropsychological Society (INS)
  • National Aphasia Association (NAA)

Awards and Recognition:

  • Editor, American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology
  • Outstanding Alumnus, School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, University of Memphis
  • Conference Chair, Clinical Aphasiology Conference
  • Program Chair, Clinical Aphasiology Conference
  • Fellow, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Advisory Board, National Aphasia Association


 

Speech, Language, Hearing
and Swallowing Care
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The Section of Communicative Disorders at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, is a center of excellence for the evaluation and management of individuals with communication and swallowing problems.

The Section offers comprehensive clinical services for all ages (newborns through geriatric) in the areas of audiology and speech-language pathology.

For more information about the speech, language, hearing and swallowing care at Rush visit the Communicative Disorders home page.

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Contact Name
Communicative Disorders at Rush
Contact Phone
(312) 942-5332
Contact E-mail
contact_rush@rush.edu



Location
Orthopedic Building
1611 W. Harrison St., Suite 530
Chicago, IL 60612



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