Dr Alison Behrman
Dr Alison Behrman is an Associate Professor 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 and voice disorders. She received her MA in speech-language pathology from New York University and her PhD in speech physiology from Columbia University. Dr. Behrman has published in national and international peer-reviewed journals of speech-language pathology, speech science, and otolaryngology. She authored the textbook Speech and Voice Science and co-authored Exercises for Voice Therapy (both with Plural Publishing). She has been the Principal Investigator of two grants from the National Institutes of Health on research related to speech and voice disorders, and she was 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 currently engaged in research that evaluates the efficacy of SPEAK OUT!® & The LOUD Crowd®.