Lee Ann C. Golper, PhD, CCC-SLP, CAA
Lee Ann C. Golper, PhD, is a Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders with a 40-year career as a medical center-based clinician, supervisor, teacher, researcher, and author. She is the author of several textbooks in the profession, including the first three editions of this text. Before her retirement from the faculty at Vanderbilt University, she was the Director of the Masters of Science program in Speech-Language Pathology within the Graduate Studies Division, the Director of Quality for the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences, and the Director of Clinical Speech-Language Pathology within Vanderbilt University Medical Center's hospitals and clinics. Dr. Golper was a Fellow of the Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and a Fellow of the American Heart Association-American Stroke Association. She holds Board Certification from the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences (BC-ANCDS) and is a Fellow and Life Member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). She was awarded the Honors of ASHA in 2013.