Emily Q. Wang, PhD
Emily Q. Wang, PhD, is an associate professor of communication disorders and sciences. She is certified in speech language pathology.
- PhD, University of Connecticut and Haskins Laboratories, Connecticut
- MA, University of Connecticut, Connecticut
Areas of Interest: Specialized in the evaluation and treatment of motor speech disorders and swallowing disorders resulting from neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, multiple sclerosis and ALS (including videofluoroscopic swallowing examination and videostroboscopic voice examination).
Research Areas of Interest: Speech motor control in people with Parkinson’s disease; prosodic characteristics of speech produced by individuals with Parkinson’s disease; speech changes associated with chronic deep brain stimulation (GPi and STN) in Parkinson’s disease; speech changes associated with pharmacological treatment of Parkinson’s disease.
- Xu, Y. & Wang, Q. E. (2001). Pitch targets and their realization: evidence from Mandarin Chinese. Speech Communication, 33(4),319-337.
- Wang, E. Q., Peach, R. K., Xu, Y., Schneck, M. & Manry II, C. (2000). Perception of dynamic acoustic patterns by an individual with unilateral verbal auditory agnosia. Brain and Language, 73, 442-455.
- Wang, E. Q., Kompoliti, K., Jiang, J. J. & Goetz, C. G. (2000). Instrumental Analysis of Laryngeal Responses to Central Dopaminergic Stimulation by Apomorphine in Parkinson’s Disease. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 8(3), 155-166.
- Kompoliti, K., Wang, Q. E., Leurgans, S., Raman, R. & Goetz, C. G. (2000). Effects of central dopaminergic stimulation by apomorphine on speech in Parkinson’s disease. Neurology, 54, 458-462.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Division 2 (Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders), American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Acoustical Society of America
Awards and Recognition:
- Recognition Award for outstanding contributions to the Rush Geriatric Interdisciplinary Team Training Program, Rush University, Loyola University Chicago School of Social Work, 2000
- Research Travel Fellow Award, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2000
- Certificate of Appreciation, Huntington’s Disease Society of America, 1999
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