Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences


Faculty Spotlights Archive

Sandra Levey
Levey Associate Professor Sandra Levey has edited a book entitled Language Development: Understanding Language Diversity in the Classroom, with Susan Polirstok of Kean University. She authored five of the book's fifteen chapters. Scheduled for release by Sage Publications in September 2010, the book is designed to provide future K-12 teachers and other professionals with a greater understanding of the important role of language development in learning. Read More

Rota-DonahueChristine Rota-Donahue received her Bachelor’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the School of Medicine in Paris, her Master of Science in Communication Sciences Disorders from Hunter College and her Master of Philosophy from the CUNY Graduate Center. She is also a licensed Audiologist and a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist in New York State. Read More


Joyce West

joyce-pictureProfessor Joyce West has been on the Lehman faculty in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences since 2000. Prior to coming to Lehman she was Chief, Audiology and Speech Pathology in the Veteran Administration Medical Center in New York City. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, her M.A. from Ohio State University and her B.S. degree from Central Michigan University. She has taught at Ohio State University, DePaul University, and as an adjunct faculty member at Teachers College and Hunter College. Read More ...

Mira Goral


Professor Goral completed her undergraduate degree in linguistics at Tel Aviv University and her Ph.D. in neurolinguistics at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She joined Lehman as a full-time faculty in the Fall of 2006. Her research focuses on language representation and processing in individuals who speak more than one language. Read more ...

Cheryl Smith Gabig


Cheryl Smith Gabig is an assistant professor in the SLHS department who specializes in language learning disabilities in school-age children and adolescents. She developed and teaches the graduate course in Language Disorders in School Age Children and Adolescents,and provides clinical direction and supervision for graduate student clinicians in an after-school language-learning clinic Read More

Lyn Rosenberg


Lynn Rosenberg is a full time Lecturer in the SLHS department; she specializes in early intervention, child language and adult aphasia.She developed and teaches the Graduate early intervention seminar.She also is the undergraduate academic advisor for full time, non matriculated and second degree students.She supervises graduate student clinicians in the adult and child clinic and in diagnostic practicum.Her current interests include language learning disabilities in school age children.She is currently the chair of the Lehman College assessment council and is a member of the undergraduate curriculum committee and the arts and humanities curriculum committee.She received her masters degree in Speech Language Pathology from Buffalo State College and joined the faculty in 2007.

Diana Almodovar-Salinas



Diana Almodovar-Salinas is a full time Lecturer and Speech-Llanguage Pathologist in the Department of Speech-Language & Hearing Sciences. She specializes in early childhood language disorders and language disorders in school-aged children.She has worked as speech-language pathologist and consultant in a variety of settings including early intervention, head start programs, special education schools, home-based care and private practice.She received her Bachelor’s degree in Speech Pathology & Audiology from Lehman College, and her M.A. from Queen’s College.She has a Master of Philosophy degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the Graduate Center, CUNY, where she is currently completing her doctorate. Her current research examines phonological processing during lexical access in children with Specific Language Impairment. She currently supervises graduate student clinicians in the adult and child clinics and teaches courses on the undergraduate and graduate level.Beginning June 2013, she will be the undergraduate adviser.


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