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Antje Mefferd, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Hearing & Speech Sciences

VKC Member

Overview of Interests

Dr. Mefferd's research mainly focuses on adults with communication disorders due to degenerative neuromuscular diseases such as Parkinson's disease,multiple sclerosis, and ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease). Specifically, she is investigating the mechanisms of disease-related speech intelligibility loss as well as treatment-related speech intelligibility recovery.