Susan Fager, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow

Susan Fager, PhD, CCC-SLPSusan Fager, PhD, CCC-SLP

Scottish Rite Associate Professor
Director, Department of Speech-Language Pathology - MMI
Speech-Language Pathologist
402-559-0426  |  Email

University of Nebraska Medical Center
Munroe-Meyer Institute
Speech-Language Pathology
985450 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE  68198-5450


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Susan Fager, PhD, CCC-SLP is the Scottish Rite Associate Professor and Director of the Speech-Language Pathology Department at the UNMC Munroe-Meyer Institute. Dr. Fager earned her MS and PhD in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.

Dr. Fager has an extensive clinical and research background in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and Motor Speech Disorders. Her current research focuses on the development and clinical evaluation of new and emerging alternative access methods to AAC as well as the development of apps to support training and clinical decision-making for AAC and assistive technology practitioners. She has established clinical and research relationships with individuals who use AAC and their families, academic partners, and AAC and assistive technology industry partners to address AAC topics across the lifespan.

Dr. Fager has published numerous papers and book chapters and presented nationally and internationally on AAC. She has received collaborative funding through the National Institutes of Health (NIH); National Science Foundation (NSF); National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR); and the American Speech-Language Hearing Foundation (ASHFoundation) to support her research in AAC.

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