Mili Kuruvilla-Dugdale

PhD

Educational Background

• Post Doctoral – University of Nebraska Medical Center, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
• Doctor of Philosophy – Speech Pathology, University of Queensland-Australia
• Master of Arts – Speech, Language, and Hearing, University of Mangalore-India
• Bachelor of Arts – Speech and Hearing, All India Institute of Speech and Hearing-India

Classes Taught

• CSD 3210 – Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism
• CSD 4950 – Research Apprenticeship
• CSD 4960 – Directed Reading in Communication Science and Disorders Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Research Interests

• Biologic basis of communication disorders in neurodegenerative diseases
• Impact of working memory deficits on speech production in neurodegenerative motor speech disorders

Selected Publications

• Green, J.R., Yunusova, Y., Kuruvilla, M.S., Wang, J., Pattee, G. L., Synhorst, L., Zinman, L., & Berry, J. D. (2013). Bulbar Motor Assessment in ALS: Challenges and future directions. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Dementia.
• Kuruvilla, M.S., Green, J.R., Ayaz, H., & Murman, D. (2013). Neural correlates of cognitive decline in ALS: An fNIRS study of the prefrontal cortex. Cognitive Neuroscience, 4 (2), 115-121.
• Kuruvilla, M.S., Green, J.R., Yunusova, Y., & Hanford, K. (2012). Spatiotemporal coupling of the tongue in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 55, 1897-1909.
• Kuruvilla, M.S., Murdoch, B.E., & Goozée, J.V. (2012). A Kinematic investigation of speaking rate change after traumatic brain injury (TBI). Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 20 (3), 9–18.
• Kuruvilla, M.S., Murdoch, B.E., & Goozée, J.V. (2008). Electropalatographic (EPG) assessment of tongue-to-palate contacts in dysarthric speakers following TBI. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 22(9), 703-725.
• Kuruvilla, M.S., Murdoch, B.E., & Goozée, J.V. (2008). Electropalatographic (EPG) assessment of tongue-to-palate contacts in dysarthric speakers following TBI. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 22(9), 703-725.
• Kuruvilla, M.S., Murdoch, B.E., & Goozée, J.V. (2007). Electromagnetic articulography assessment of articulatory function in adults with dysarthria following traumatic brain injury. Brain Injury, 21(6), 601-613.
• Bartle, C.J., Goozée, J.V., Scott, D., Murdoch, B. E., & Kuruvilla, M.S. (2006). EMA assessment of tongue –jaw co-ordination during speech in dysarthria following traumatic brain injury. Brain Injury, 20(5), 529-545.
• Kuruvilla, M.S., Murdoch, B.E., Goozée, J. V. and Darnell, R.E. (2003). Effects of rate on EMA-derived kinematic parameters during syllable and sentence productions. In: M.J. Sole, D. Recasens and J. Romero, Proceedings of the 15th International congress of Phonetic Sciences, Barcelona, Spain, 3-9 August, 3125-3127.

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