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Communication Sciences and Disorders

A special issue of the journal Aphasiology, edited by Nadine Martin, PhD, CCC-SLP and Jamie Reilly, PhD, was published in February 2012. The issue, titled “Short-term/working memory impairments in aphasia:  Data, models and their application to aphasia rehabilitation,” contains contributions from the Aphasia Rehabilitation Research Center at Temple’s Eleanor M. Saffran Center for Cognitive Neuroscience.

Dr. Martin is a professor in CPH's Communication Sciences and Disorders Department, and Dr., Reilly, a Temple Alumni, is currently an assistant professor at the University of Florida.

Papers in this issue with contributions from the Aphasia Rehabilitation Research Center (ARRC) in theEleanor M. Saffran Center for Cognitive Neuroscience include:

Allen, C., Martin, R.C. & Martin, N. (2012). Relations between Short-term Memory Deficits, Semantic Processing, and Executive Function, Aphasiology, 26(3/4).

Reilly, J., Troche, J., Paris, A., Park, H., Kalnyak-Fliszar, M., Antonucci, S., Martin, N. (2012). Lexicality Effects in Word and Nonword Recall of Semantic Dementia and Progressive Nonfluent Aphasia. Aphasiology, 26(3/4).
Martin, N., Kohen, F. P., Kalinyak-Fliszar, M., Soveri, A. & Laine, M. (2012).  Effects of increased working memory load on processing of sounds and words in aphasia. Aphasiology, 26(3/4).

Other recently published papers from the ARRC include:
Martin, N. (2011).  Similarities and Differences Between Perseverative and Non-Perseverative Errors in Aphasia: Theoretical and Clinical Implications, Perspectives on Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders 21: 167-17.

Hula, W., Fergadiotis, G., & Martin, N.The effects of sample size and guessing on parameter recovery in IRT modeling of aphasia test data. American Journal of Speech and Language Pathology.

Other Publications from CPH:

Corrigan, P., Angell, B., Davidson, L., Marcus, S.C., Salzer, M.S., Kottsieper, P., Larson, J.E., Mahoney, C.A., O’Connell, M.J., & Stanhope, V. (2012).  From adherence to self-determination: Evolution of a treatment paradigm for people with serious mental illness. Psychiatric Services 63(2): 169-173.

Kaplan, K., Salzer, M.S., & Brusilovskiy, E. (2012). Community Participation As a Predictor of Recovery-Oriented Outcomes Among Emerging and Mature Adults with Mental Illnesses. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal 35: 219-229.

Salzer, M.S. (2012). A Comparative Study of Campus Experiences of College Students with Mental Illnesses Versus a General College Sample. The Journal of American College Health 60: 1-7.

Matejkowski, J., Draine, J., Solomon, P., & Salzer, M. (2011). Mental Illness, Criminal Risk Factors and Parole Release Decisions. Behavioral Sciences & The Law 29: 528-553.

Salzer, M.S., Baron, R.C., Brusilovskiy, E., Lawer, L., & Mandell, D. (2011). A Comparative Study of Access and Outcomes for Persons with Psychotic and Affective Disorders Receiving Vocational Rehabilitation Services. Psychiatric Services 62: 796-799.

Kaplan, K., Salzer, M.S., Solomon, P., Brusilovskiy, E., & Cousounis, P. (2011). Internet peer support for individuals with psychiatric disabilities: A randomized controlled trial.  Social Science & Medicine 72: 54-62.


From Fall 2011 to Winter 2012, Mark Salzer, PhD, chair of the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, gave three presentations on the topic of community integration: to 100 policymakers and providers from the Mississippi Department of Mental Health; to 120 policymakers from the Maine Office of Mental Health and agency providers from throughout the state; and to 100 consumers, providers, and policymakers at the 5th annual recovery conference in Delaware County, PA.

Boa Kim and Ji-Seok Kim, graduate students in CPH's Kinesiology Department, will present the following abstract manuscripts at the Experimental Biology Meeting in San Diego, CA in April 2012: “Functional Study of Tumor Suppressor p53 Gene Variation: Effect on Cardiovascular Adaptation to Exercise Training.” Boa Kim, Peter Hart, Minsoo Kang, Stephen Roth, Michael D Brown, James M Hagberg, Joon-Young Park. Kinesiology, College of Public Health, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA; Health and Human Performance, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN; Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

“Effect of Resveratrol Treatment with the Flow-Mediated Shear Stress on Mitochondrial Biogenesis Factors of Endothelial Cells.” Ji-Seok Kim, Boa Kim, Joon-young Park. Cardiovascular Genomics Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, College of Public Health, Temple University, Philadelphia.


Gail Glicksman, PhD, Assistant Dean for Enrollment and Student Services, has been appointed to the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions Technology Advisory Committee. The goal of this national advisory committee is to develop technology strategies to promote communications and professional development among health professions advisors.

Mark Salzer, PhD, chair of the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences was chosen as an associate editor for the American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation.