Jessica Gormley, PhD, CCC-SLP

Jessica GormleySpeech-Language Pathology
Munroe-Meyer Institute
985450 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE  68198-5450

Phone: 402-559-8403
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Jessica Gormley, PhD, CCC-SLP is an Assistant Professor, Speech-Language Pathologist, Research Coordinator and Program Leader for augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) implementation in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology at the UNMC Munroe-Meyer Institute. Dr. Gormley earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech and Hearing Handicapped from the State University of New York at Geneseo, a Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology from the State University of New York at Geneseo, and a PhD in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Pennsylvania State University.

Her research and clinical interests center upon improving interactions among individuals with complex communication needs, their families, and health care providers through the development and evaluation of AAC tools and trainings. She is also has extensive training and experience serving infants, children, and adults with complex medical needs in inpatient settings to meet their speech, language, communication, and swallowing needs.

Dr. Gormley serves as a subcontractor for the NIDILRR Rehabilitation Engineering and Research Center on Augmentative and Alternative Communication (RERC on AAC) project “mTraining in AAC for Communication Partners.”  Dr. Gormley has co-authored several peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on the topics of supporting AAC in acute care, personalization of patient-provider communication, and child-parent-provider communication interactions.

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