Who is Ellen Cohn?
Ellen R. Cohn is an Associate Dean and associate professor at University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, with a secondary faculty appointment at University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. She is a faculty member of the McGowan Institute of Regenerative Medicine.
Her research interests are in the areas of cleft palate, dentofacial and craniofacial disorders; clinical training in speech-language pathology; pharmacy-based and small group communication, and instructional and telerehabilitation based applications of electronic communication. She has done substantial work in supervision of clinicians who deliver speech-language therapy, and in Web site content development, including Web sites that seek to engage an international audience.
She has authored multiple distance education manuals, and co-authored, with radiologist M. Leon Skolnick Videofluroscopic Studies of Speech in Patients with Cleft Palate. Cohn is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, and has contributed to Educause Quarterly: the IT Practitioners Journal, Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the Journal of Speech-Language and Hearing Disorders, and Radiology. Cohn is the Founding Editor of the International Journal of Telerehabilitation, a peer reviewed Open Access journal published by the University Library System, University of Pittsburgh. Cohn is currently the Chair of the Telerehabilitation Special Interest Group of the American Telemedicine Association.