Alison Behrman, PhD, CCC-SLP
Alison Behrman, PhD, CCC-SLP, is a faculty member in the Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences at Lehman College/City University of New York, where she teaches courses in speech science, anatomy and physiology, neuroanatomy, motor speech disorders, voice disorders, and nonnative accents. She received her MA in Speech-Language Pathology from New York University, and her PhD in speech physiology from Columbia University. Dr. Behrman has ongoing research projects in voice disorders and accent management, with publications in national and international peer-reviewed journals of speech pathology, speech science, linguistics, and otolaryngology. She has been the Principal Investigator of an NIH grant exploring outcomes of voice therapy for patients with benign vocal fold lesions, and a recipient of the ASHA Foundation's 2016 Clinical Research Grant to examine the effects of the use of clear speech by Spanish-accented speakers of American English. Dr. Behrman is a member of the scientific advisory board of the Parkinson Voice Project (Richardson, Texas), a nonprofit treatment center that developed SPEAK OUT(R) therapy for patients with Parkinson's disease.