Melissa D. Stockbridge

Doctoral Student

I am a candidate in the combined program for M.A. and Ph.D. in Speech-Language Pathology in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences at the University of Maryland, under the supervision of Dr. Rochelle Newman. My primary research interests focus on pediatric brain injury as it relates to linguistic, cognitive, and emotional individual differences and development. I obtained a M.Sc. in cognitive neuroscience from the University College London, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and a B.A. in applied linguistics from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, Honors College.

  • BA Applied Linguistics
  • MS Cognitive Neuroscience
Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus
HESP313 Neurobiology for Speech and Hearing Summer 2017
HESP422 Neurological Bases of Human Communication Spring 2017

I am currently conducting research examining how sports concussions affect word retrieval in school-aged athletes. I am also conducting research under the supervision of Dr. Yi Ting Huang in the Language & Cognition Laboratory (UMD) examining the import o

  • Melissa D. Stockbridge
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